Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: Reuters

As US and China compete in the Indo-Pacific, Australia pledges to boost East Timor naval base

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged to invest in naval infrastructure in East Timor, as he visited the country to mark the 20th anniversary of a referendum that eventually gave it independence
  • Australia is trying to be a better neighbour amid US-China competition in the region, analysts said
Topic |   Australia

TOP PICKS

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
Meaghan Tobin

Meaghan Tobin

Meaghan Tobin has nearly a decade of experience spanning journalism and public policy in Washington, Taipei and Beijing. For the Post, she covers geopolitics, diplomacy and policy trends in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.