“China’s growing engagement in the Pacific Islands has fueled talk of great-power competition in the region. But viewing China’s activities in the region in geo-strategic terms is inappropriate and potentially counter-productive. Australia and the United States should focus on cooperating with…” [read more in this new Report from Jenny Hayward-Jones, Program Director of The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program at the Lowy Institute].
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- Samoa rugby 7s turning high-tech to improve performance
- PNG's plans to deactivate all unregistered mobile phones 'must proceed,' communications official
- Disability advocate hails introduction of sign language translation to Fiji cyclone updates
- Pacific Beat: Tuesday
- Kiribati targets eco-tourism to lure Chinese market