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Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): China is seeking a regional agreement with Pacific island nations that would expand its role in policing, maritime cooperation, and cybersecurity and also plans to offer scholarships for over 2,000 workers and young diplomats.
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Honiara [Solomon Islands], May 26 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday said that Beijing has "no intention at all" to build a military base in Solomon Islands.
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Beijing [China], May 26 (ANI): Under the watchful eye of the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to South Pacific island countries starting Thursday to ramp up ties with tiny but strategically located island nations.
Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], May 14 (ANI): Grabbing of power by the Taliban in Afghanistan may have brought a sense of gratification to the powerful army-intelligence nexus of Pakistan but it has created rippling effects for which Islamabad might be ill-prepared as it has also damaged the latter's r
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Hong Kong, May 9 (ANI): April's signing of a secretive security cooperation agreement by Solomon Islands and China understandably created a huge stir in Australasia and the South Pacific. The deal could potentially pave the way for a full-blown Chinese military base in the Solomons, but h
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Canberra [Australia], May 8 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister met her Solomon Islands counterpart and raised deep concerns over the security arrangement between China and the island nation.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Beijing [China], April 24 (ANI): The US' warning against permanent "China military presence" in the Solomon Islands was a serious provocation to both China and the South Pacific nation, Chinese analysts said on Saturday.
Beijing [China], April 20 (ANI): As high-level US officials begin their visit to the Solomon Islands, Chinese media said this visit to the South Pacific archipelago is an attempt to nullify the already signed security pact.
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Beijing [China], April 19 (ANI): China and Solomon Islands have signed a framework agreement on security cooperation that neighbours of the South Pacific archipelago fear could open the door to a Chinese naval base in the country.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Kermadec Islands [New Zealand], January 29 (ANI): A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands region northeast of Auckland, New Zealand, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Friday (local time).
Updated : 3 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], January 27 (ANI): After the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga, the Japanese government is working to provide aid to the South Pacific nation, aimed at countering Beijing's growing influence in the region.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Suva [Fiji], January 9 (ANI/Xinhua): Fiji announced on Sunday tightened measures to contain spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the South Pacific island country.