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China's Pacific push forges links with eight regional countries

Updated 24 November 2014, 12:27 AEDT

China has ended its latest diplomatic push into the Pacific by forming what it calls a "strategic partnership" with eight countries.

Independents poll strongly in Solomon Islands election

Updated 24 November 2014, 12:26 AEDT

In Solomon Islands, officials from the Electoral Commission have declared the results of 44 of the 50 seats.

Shock nationally as Solomon Islands caretaker PM loses seat

Updated 21 November 2014, 17:57 AEDT

Counting continues in the Solomon Islands election, with the biggest news of the day being caretaker prime minister Gordon Darcy Lilo unseated by his former campaign manager Jimson Tana in the seat of Gizo-Kolombangara.

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