Tonga still off the hook as rivals connect

By Marion Rae
Updated February 18 2022 - 8:06pm, first published 8:00pm
Australia has worked to provide Tonga with disaster relief support and humanitarian aid supplies.

Australia has been ploughing money into Pacific communications cables to muscle out rivals but the severed link attaching Tonga to the vital network is giving China an opportunity to build a footprint.

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