26 Aug 2022

Pacific correspondent Koroi Hawkins

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 26 August 2022

The Solomon Islands government has secured a $US66 million loan from China for tech giant Huawei to expand the country's telecommunications network.

It is the first major loan the country has received from Beijing since the signing of its security pact with China earlier this year.

Also, Pacific countries are being urged to modernise tuna management strategy to ensure decisions are more science driven with less political interference.

And jubilation in Samoa jubilant after news the iconic local beer will continue to be produced there.

'The Taste of Samoa'

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