Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP
Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP

New Caledonia votes to remain part of France in referendum

  • The referendum is part of a carefully negotiated decolonisation plan agreed in 1998, known as the Noumea Accord
  • China has in recent years been expanding its influence in the resource-rich region

Topic |   Pacific nations
Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP
Voters in Noumea, New Caledonia. Photo: AP
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