The Chinese foreign minister’s visit to the Solomon Islands has been shrouded in secrecy and press restrictions

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Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Damukana Sogavare (right) met with China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) at the Prime Minister’s Office in Honiara. Photo from the website of the Solomon Islands government. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Damukana Sogavare met with China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Prime Minister’s Office in Honiara, the country’s capital, on May 26. However, Solomon Islands journalists have criticized officials for seemingly imposing press restrictions during the visit and failing to offer adequate information abo…

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