Pacific leaders sign on to Australian internet cabling scheme, shutting out China


SYDNEY (Reuters) – Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to lay the links itself.

FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks at a news conference after a meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Walschaerts/File Photo

Wednesday’s pact comes as China pushes for influence in a region Australia…



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