April 30, 2020
Japan and China’s Competition in the Pacific Islands
By Denghua Zhang and Miwa Hirono
Amid the geostrategic competition in the Pacific, the China-Japan dynamic is often overlooked.
November 15, 2019
China’s Pacific Challenge
By Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
China's outreach to Pacific island states is gaining steam, to the chagrin of other regional powers.
July 10, 2019
China Comes to Tonga
By Nick Perry
China’s largesse in the Pacific nation is growing, but some worry Beijing’s influence threatens Tonga's future.
November 23, 2018
Papua New Guinea Stands up to China – For Now
By Bonnie Girard
Reports of China “bullying” APEC's poorest member marred the latest annual summit in PNG.
November 16, 2018
Xi Arrives in Papua New Guinea for First-Ever Visit by a Chinese President
By Shannon Tiezzi
Xi Jinping hopes to defend – and expand – China’s role in the Pacific.
November 09, 2018
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese and Australian foreign ministers held the two countries' highest level bilateral meeting in China this year.