• Why Anti-Government Protests in the Solomon Islands Are Targeting Chinatown

    11 days ago - By Time

    Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday blamed foreign interference over his government's decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days.
    But critics also blamed the unrest on complaints of a lack of government services and accountability, corruption and Chinese businesses giving jobs to foreigners instead of locals.
    Honiara's Chinatown and its downtown precinct have been focuses of rioters, looters and protesters who have demanded Sogavare, who has intermittently...
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  • Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest

    11 days ago - By ABC News

    The Solomon Islands prime minister has blamed foreign interference for anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital in recent days following his government's decision to switch alliances from Taiwan to Beijing
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