Chinese state company wins contract to redevelop Solomon Islands port, prompting cautious response

Samoa’s prime minister says port ‘might morph into something else’ and suggests Pacific countries may have to monitor situationGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA Chinese state company has won a major contract to …


‘I skip meals to make my insulin last’: the cost of diabetes in the global south

The three firms that control the insulin market are to cut costs in the US, but elsewhere users can spend all their pay to get the life-saving drug ‘I ration my insulin every month,” says Khushi Ahuja, a law student from Delhi who has type 1 diabetes a…


Taiwan says it has ‘contingency plans’ for any moves by China during president Tsai’s trip abroad

Tsai Ing-wen will visit allies Guatemala and Belize next week, and stopover in the US, after Honduras said it would establish ‘official relations’ with ChinaTaiwan’s defence ministry has contingency plans for any moves by China during Taiwan President …