Solomon Islands: China's island lease 'unlawful'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Solomon Islands government stated Thursday (Oct. 24) that a contract signed by one of its provinces to lease the entire island of Tulagi to China Sam Enterprise Group ...

China leases island after Solomons switch, raises fears over potential military use

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing-based company has signed a secretive deal to lease the entire island of Tulagi, one of the Solomon Islands, and its surroundings just weeks after the Pacific nat...

WWII vet transmitted news of Japanese surrender 70 years ago

MECHANICVILLE, New York (AP) -- Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Less than a year later, the raw 19-year-old recruit was thrust into fighting ...