Australia, Solomon Islands, PNG sign undersea cable deal amid criticism from China

Photo: Australia is spending nearly $137 million on the project. Picture: Flickr: Jeremy Weate

BRISBANE, 12 JULY 2018 (ABC) – The leaders of Australia, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have marked the start of a project to lay an undersea internet cable between the three countries amid criticism from China that Australia is trying to contain its influence in the region. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was joined […]

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