You may see from the expression on visiting Australian International Minister Penny Wong’s face the palpable reduction from the reception that she acquired in Fiji over the weekend and, little doubt, to the information that as a gaggle, Pacific Island Nations balked at China’s plan to deepen its engagement within the area.
Wong rushed to Fiji to satisfy with Prime Minister Bainimarama earlier than his conferences on Monday with Wang and emerged from the talks with an enormous grin on her face (photograph).
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