APEC 2018: Australia, US to redevelop Manus Island naval base

Image courtesy of Flickr

In a historic failure, leaders at the APEC summit in Port Moresby were unable to agree on a final communique, after several clashes between China and the US. American Vice President Mike Pence announced the US would work with Australia and Papua New Guinea to redevelop a disused naval base on Manus Island, in what has been seen as pushing back against China’s growing influence in the Pacific.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution