U.S. media said the steady expansion of Chinese influence in the South Pacific (map)
East Timor to China to buy two Shanghai class patrol boats. Data Figure: China in the 1960s, development and production of the Shanghai class patrol boats
U.S. “Time” magazine Sept. 7 article, the original question: China’s strategy to expand in the South Pacific off from the Commonwealth, Australia’s traditional allies New Zealand relations have deteriorated, the South Pacific island of Fiji decided to set his sights on the North Asia, especially China. In mid-August, Prime Minister Warren cover ? Bainimarama Fiji visited Beijing and Shanghai, and received critical assistance. “Chinese people want is something outside the box,” he said, “They do what they want to do, do have very far-sighted.”
China has already started to expand steadily in the South Pacific influence. Last week, the East Timor government announced that China is helping the construction cost tens of millions of defense headquarters. It also requested that China provide some patrol boats in the future there may ask China to help train its military weakness. The Chinese in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and other countries also carried out a large number of activities.
said China has established a monitoring station in this too early, especially in Australia and New Zealand in the South Pacific when the power is still strong. But this marks the position of China in the Pacific quietly changing, that it began in the United States and its allies attempt to control the waters for long-term space. The Australian Government White Paper on National Defense in 2009 that, with the policy context in Australia, China cut open a hole, the Chinese Navy’s expanding influence will become Australia’s long-term strategic concerns.
“If China’s capital Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea carry out activities that the activity in Hainan with completely different.” U.S. private think tank Stratfor analyst Baker said the Asia-Pacific region.
American scholar Stephen ? Hattie Erpo that the Chinese model has affected some countries in Africa and Central Asia. U.S. Agency for International Strategic Studies Center of the China expert Glaser said, “think tanks and universities in the Chinese scholars on China policy in the international spoils very excited.” But Glaser also noted that although China’s growing influence, but “not many countries in the world can be implemented on the pattern of China, China has yet to partner with some new build lasting relationships.”