China’s plan to develop Samoan port a regional security concern

China's plan to develop Samoan port a regional security concern. The concrete wharf in Samoa's Asau Port on Savai'i, the nation's largest island. Picture: THE AUSTRALIAN

APIA, 28 NOVEMBER 2018 (THE AUSTRALIAN) – China is negotiating to fund the redevelopment of a coral-choked port in Samoa, in a move seen to have major economic and strategic implications for Australia and the United States in the South Pacific. Samoa’s Agriculture Minister confirmed that discussions were under way with China to bankroll the […]

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