Leaders arrive for the family photo at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva, Fiji on Thursday. China held virtual talks the same day with political figures and businesspeople from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Photo: AFP
Leaders arrive for the family photo at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva, Fiji on Thursday. China held virtual talks the same day with political figures and businesspeople from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Photo: AFP

China hosts its own Pacific island talks on last day of regional forum

  • Virtual meeting was attended by senior political figures and businesspeople from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea
  • Liaison unit chief Liu Jianchao said Beijing was willing to work with its ‘brothers’ to promote belt and road projects and tackle climate change

Leaders arrive for the family photo at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva, Fiji on Thursday. China held virtual talks the same day with political figures and businesspeople from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Photo: AFP
Leaders arrive for the family photo at the Pacific Islands Forum in Suva, Fiji on Thursday. China held virtual talks the same day with political figures and businesspeople from Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Photo: AFP
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