Australia keeps China out of internet cabling for Pacific neighbour

FILE PHOTO: Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Picture: REUTERS

SYDNEY,14 JUNE 2018 (THE GUARDIAN/REUTERS) – The Australian government has stepped in to help build a key piece of infrastructure for the Solomon Islands, as concerns about Beijing’s attempts at “soft diplomacy” continue to grow. Malcolm Turnbull announced that Australia would jointly fund construction of an underwater telecommunication cable network, which will link remote Solomon […]

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