Claims of Chinese interference hit upcoming Kiribati vote

TARAWA, 08 JUNE 2020 (ISLANDS BUSINESS) — The intense campaign in Kiribati’s presidential election has been dogged by allegations of interference by China’s ambassador to the country. Opposition presidential candidate, Banuera Berina, said China must stop campaigning for his rival, and caretaker Kiribati president, Taneti Maamau. “China should respect our sovereignty as an independent island […]