Tag: Solomon Islands

Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS
Analysis, Asia, Featured, World

Opinion | The Pacific blunder of the West and a nonstarter AUKUS

Alarm bells are ringing in the South Pacific after the government of Solomon Island signed a framework agreement on security cooperation with China. This is big news in the geostrategic circles. However, it seems the world is still obsessing over Ukraine and Russia and this unnecessary preoccupation is now costing America and its Southern Hemisphere […]

Civil unrest in the Solomon Islands: China to blame?
Oceania, World

Civil unrest in the Solomon Islands: China to blame?

Many people have been killed in the violent anti-government protests in the Solomon Islands which began on 24 November 2021. During the unrest, buildings were set ablaze and shops looted by protesters angered by problems such as high unemployment and crowded housing. The unrest followed protests by residents of Malaita who opposed a decision by […]