Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AFP

Australia offers Solomon Islands US$173 million in grants to curb Chinese influence in Pacific

  • The Solomons is one of a handful of nations that still recognise Taipei rather than Beijing
  • But the impoverished South Pacific archipelago is being pressured to join up with China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Topic |   Pacific nations

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Photo: AFP
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