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Australia antes up to challenge China in the Pacific

Australia will set up an infrastructure bank as part of a US$2.2 billion package of measures aimed at countering China’s influence in the southwest Pacific and lifting its political engagement in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday that Australia could not take its influence in the southwest Pacific for granted, “and too often […]

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