Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as it eyes switch to One China policy

Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 20, 2019. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison watches the match between Russia's Maria Sharapova and Australia's Ashleigh Barty. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, two sources familiar with the plans said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China’s influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in […]

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