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ANALYSIS: By Professor Steven Ratuva The West and China continue to exert influence over the Pacific region. But discussions of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are...

ANALYSIS: By Patricia A. O'Brien, Georgetown University Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong was no doubt expecting a cooler reception than her three previous visits to...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Newly elected Māori Pati president and columnist John Tamihere has launched a blistering criticism of New Zealand’s negative media attitude to...

COMMENTARY: By David Robie Timor-Leste, the youngest independent nation and the most fledgling press in the Asia-Pacific, has finally shown how it’s done -- with...

ANALYSIS: By Alexander Gillespie, University of Waikato This week’s White House meeting between NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and US President Joe Biden reflected a...

ANALYSIS: By the RNZ Pacific editorial team China has been successful in signing multiple bilateral agreements with almost a dozen Pacific Island nations during its...

PNG Post-Courier Opposition People’s National Congress leader Peter O’Neill is urging Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister James Marape and the government to refrain from signing...

ANALYSIS: By Tony Walker, La Trobe University Foreign Minister Penny Wong’s decision to embark on a diplomatic offensive to outflank China in the Pacific within...

RNZ Pacific Aotearoa New Zealand's Pacific Minister Aupito William Sio is set to travel to Fiji tomorrow, while Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta is under increased...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis, University of Adelaide and Maima Koro, University of Adelaide Yet more proposed Chinese “security agreements” in the Pacific Islands have been...

RNZ Pacific A Pacific journalist believes the Kiribati government has been coerced by Beijing to accommodate China's foreign minister's visit. Kiribati authorities have confirmed that Wang...

By Barbara Dreaver, TV1 News Pacific correspondent Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is to visit Kiribati on Friday for four hours as part of a...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands government has confirmed the much anticipated high-level visit by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to the country is ahead...

By Mar-Vic Cagurangan in Tumon, Guam The United States would “respond” if China takes steps to establish a permanent military presence in the Solomon Islands,...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific regional correspondent and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist The Solomon Islands prime minister is adamant a security co-operation agreement his...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Fourteen officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have completed the first public order management (POM) training conducted...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis and Czeslaw Tubilewicz of the University of Adelaide The draft security agreement between China and Solomon Islands circulating on social media...

By Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor, RNZ Pacific manager A draft security cooperation agreement between China and Solomon Islands has been leaked on social media. The unverified document includes...

COMMENTARY: By Michael Field in Auckland China’s activities in the South Pacific are causing growing alarm in Washington, forcing US Secretary of State Antony...

ANALYSIS: By Transform Aqorau The riots in Honiara yesterday, disturbing the city’s normally quiet atmosphere, were unexpected but not surprising. Someone made reference to a possible...

RNZ News Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta has urged New Zealand to diversify its trade arrangements and not put all its eggs in one basket...

ANALYSIS: By James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney Great power competition in the Asia-Pacific region has been building for years. But covid-19 has turbo-charged the...