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The leaders of France and Australia just took aim at China with pointed comments about following the rule of law

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and French President Emmanuel Macron both commented on the need for China to adhere to the rule of law in the Asia Pacific. Australia has been closely monitoring China's growing influence in the region where France has territorial links.
This photo taken in April 2018 shows China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning (front), sailing with other ships during a drill at sea.

An Australian defense official reportedly confirmed China’s desire for increased military presence in the South Pacific

Senior levels of Australia's defense force think China wants to increase its military presence in the South Pacific via the island nation of Vanuatu, 9News says.
A Chinese Naval guided missile destroyer docks at the Ngong Shuen Chau Naval Base in Hong Kong.

Western countries reportedly want to use cash and soft power to fend off Chinese influence in the Pacific

Western countries and their allies in Asia are increasingly concerned about China's growing influence, and they now reportedly have a plan to counter it.
People wait to load portable water-purification units and supplies at a Red Cross aid center after Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, capital city of Vanuatu, March 19, 2015.

China is reportedly interested in building a military outpost on a tiny island in the Pacific — and it could be a ‘game changer’ for...

China and Vanuatu have denied reports of the talks, but it's a development the US and its partners have been eyeing warily.
The Pacific nation of Vanuatu

Vanuatu denies it will accept Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu denied it is accepting payments in Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program.
The Pacific nation of Vanuatu

Vanuatu denies it will accept Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu denied it is accepting payments in Bitcoin for its $200,000 citizenship program.