Tensions are mounting after a prominent opponent of the country’s ‘One China’ policy was flown to Taiwan for treatment.
People in the island nations have some of world’s highest rates of diabetes and obesity, and health systems are weak.
Deal to lease entire Tulagi island was signed a day after China and the Solomons officially established diplomatic ties.
Move comes days after Solomon Islands broke ties with Taiwan, which China claims as part of its territory.
US vice president scraps meeting with Solomons’s Manasseh Sogavare after he cut ties with Taiwan in favour of China.
Solomon Islands sixth country to cut ties with Taiwan since 2016 election of Tsai Ing-wen, as China raises pressure.
China offering more economic aid to Solomon Islands in exchange for switching diplomatic ties from Taipei to Beijing.
Global Witness investigation finds forests being felled at 19 times the sustainable rate; vast network of logging roads.
Quake with 6.9 magnitude hits near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, prompting warning.
A 6.9-magnitude quake has hit islands in the Pacific, but no tsunami warning was issued and no major damage is expected.
At least eight people are confirmed dead after Category 5 storm Pam smashes the small Pacific island nation.
Solomon Islands has seen temperatures surge, and female farmers are struggling to provide food for families.
There are concerns over an outbreak of disease following floods that have left at least 21 people dead.
At least 16 people have died in the flooding, another 40 are missing, and tens of thousands have become homeless.