June 30, 2022
What Do the Pacific Island Countries Think About China?
Henry Ivarature, Lice Movono, and Patricia O’Brien discuss the hopes and concerns Pacific Island governments – and people – have about China.
January 12, 2021
Should Australia Buy Papua New Guinea’s Largest Telecom Firm?
By Robert Potter and John Young
Yes, the potential sale of Digicel to China is concerning. But Australia should think twice before swooping in on the troubled company.
May 24, 2018
Japan's Pacific Island Push
By Daniel Hurst
The Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting provided an opportunity for Japan to respond to Chinese influence in the region.
September 07, 2017
French Polynesia at the Chinese Crossroads
By Sébastien Goulard
The islands need to carefully weigh the benefits of Chinese investment with the potential risks.
June 26, 2017
A Remote Pacific Island Faces up to China
By David Morris
Can Yap Island both protect its unique heritage and capitalize on Chinese investment?