Police were on alert in Honiara on Tuesday. The Solomon Islands is the latest country to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing. Photo: AP
Police were on alert in Honiara on Tuesday. The Solomon Islands is the latest country to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing. Photo: AP
Taiwan

Heavy police presence in Solomon Islands as Taiwanese embassy lowers flag for last time

  • No unrest reported after Pacific nation decides to switch diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing, ending 36 years of relations
  • Taiwanese aid programmes focused on agriculture and health will also be scrapped

Police were on alert in Honiara on Tuesday. The Solomon Islands is the latest country to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing. Photo: AP
Police were on alert in Honiara on Tuesday. The Solomon Islands is the latest country to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taipei to Beijing. Photo: AP
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