Solomon Islands internet deal with Australia faces possible delays

Vincent Kurilau, chief of the Haubata tribe. Picture: Stefan Armbruster / SBS News

HONIARA, 25 JUNE 2018 (SBS) — The rollout of the Solomon Islands’ $136 million (US$101 million) submarine internet cable deal with Australia faces possible delays, after the islands’ prime minister revealed he was unaware of landowner issues. Landowners will demand compensation over the controversial deal and are threatening to go to court if their government […]

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