Australian Navy to use overhauled PNG military base as China concerns grow

Australian war ships will make port visits to an enlarged naval base on Papua New Guinea, expanding the Navy’s presence to Australia’s north as concerns rise over Chinese interest in the region. Picture: REUTERS

SYDNEY,02 NOVEMBER 2018 (SMH) – Australian warships will make port visits to an enlarged naval base on Papua New Guinea, expanding the Navy’s presence to Australia’s north as concerns rise over Chinese interest in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed on Thursday he had signed an agreement with PNG counterpart Peter O’Neill for a […]

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