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Solomon Islands-China security cooperation signed

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The Security Cooperation between Solomon Islands and the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) was signed recently by the Solomon Islands Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele and his PRC counterpart, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare this…

The cruel ironies of the 2021 Honiara riots

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By Terence Wood If you’re foraging for irony and surprise in the ashes of Honiara’s riots, there’s plenty to be found. For a start, there are the two main political antagonists: the Prime Minister Manessah Sogavare, and the Premier of…

Solomon Islander views

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By Stephen Howes The riots in Solomon Islands last week have thrust the small Pacific country into the international spotlight. What is their cause? A useful source is the public opinion survey conducted by the survey firm Tebbutt Research in…