With China’s diverse and expanding interests in the Pacific, and its rising economic and strategic strength, one can expect that Chinese presence will grow stronger in the coming decades. China’s growing regional presence is a new reality that needs to be accommodated, not resisted, but this requires great understanding of Chinese interests and views. Given the substantial difference between Chinese and Western views about China’s unique aid policy, simply requesting that China conform to rules set up by traditional aid donors is unlikely to work. By Col. (Ret’d.) Siamelie Latu.
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Friday 13 October 2017
The World Bank is convinced that its Pacific Possible PP initiatives will boost economic growth in the Pacific Island Countries PIC over the next 25 years.
Saturday 23 May 2015
Disaster risk reduction will be one of the main themes of the Pacific Island Leaders Meeting (PALM7) summit on May 22-23, together with other important issues such as the environment, climate change, sustainable development, people-to-people exchanges and maritime issues, Japan's Prime Minister said in a statement ahead of the meeting, welcoming Pacific Island leaders to Japan.