Image: Gordon Johnson (GDJ) from Pixabay

Image: Gordon Johnson (GDJ) from Pixabay

China has Honiara onside but hasn’t yet won over Solomon Islands

23rd January 2020

In September, the Solomon Islands government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare severed its 36-year diplomatic relations with the Republic of China (Taiwan) and switched to the People’s Republic of China (China). In the months since, dissenting voices have kept bubbling up. Most prominently, on 26 November, the Solomon Islands Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee submitted a report damning of the switch, calling for the government to instead deepen ties with Taiwan.

Read the full article on The Interpreter by Denghua Zhang and Derek Futaiasi here

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