Pacific islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean, forming a formidable boundary between the Americas and Asia. File photo: Reuters
Pacific islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean, forming a formidable boundary between the Americas and Asia. File photo: Reuters
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France and Pacific Islands to counter ‘predatory’ fishing as China extends reach

  • The South Pacific coastguard network will focus on information sharing, operational cooperation and training, says President Emmanuel Macron
  • The US and allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence

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Pacific islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean, forming a formidable boundary between the Americas and Asia. File photo: Reuters
Pacific islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean, forming a formidable boundary between the Americas and Asia. File photo: Reuters
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