Riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: AP
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: AP

Chinese police will not use ‘Hong Kong-style’ tactics in Solomon Islands, envoy to Australia says

  • The Pacific island country’s top diplomat to Australia said that China’s police presence under a new security pact was aimed at boosting capabilities
  • It came as Washington announced plans to step up diplomatic engagement with Pacific nations that have not seen US ambassadors or engagement for decades

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: AP
Riot police fire tear gas at protesters in Hong Kong in 2019. Photo: AP
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