How Chinese money is buying the Solomon Islands
The signing of a new security deal between the Solomon Islands and China has raised foreign policy concerns in Australia and the United States. There are also concerns amongst Solomon Islanders the deal will lead to the establishment of a military base. The Prime Minister of the strategically located Pacific nation, Manasseh Sogovare, is using Chinese money to secure his hold over the country, new evidence reveals. This film delves into the extent of Chinese influence in the Solomon Islands, and its detriment to local communities.