The Solomon Islands should be wary of the funding promises made by Beijing, US officials said this week. Photo: AFP

US officials tell Solomon Islands not to be pressured into cutting ties with Taiwan in favour of Beijing

  • Pacific island should ‘ask for details about funding … whether these are loans or grants’, American ambassador says in reference to Beijing’s promise of financial aid
  • US under Trump has become more activist than its predecessors in its support for Taiwan, Australian academic says
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The Solomon Islands should be wary of the funding promises made by Beijing, US officials said this week. Photo: AFP
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