After days of riots, Chinese nationals in the #SolomonIslands ' capital Honiara suffered great losses. A Chinese national recorded a video with his mobile phone of the ruins in Chinatown. Several structures have been destroyed including a burned school.
Dozens of Australian troops are in the Solomon Islands on a mission to restore stability to our Pacific neighbour. Honiara has descended into chaos as rioters vandalised Chinese-owned businesses. MORE: #9News
Australia said it will deploy more than 100 police and military personnel to the Solomon Islands as protesters in the Pacific nation defied a government-imposed lockdown and set fire to buildings in the capital Honiara for a second day
VIDEO: Plumes of thick black smoke billow high as rioters torch buildings in the Solomon Islands' capital of Honiara Thursday, targeting the city's Chinatown district in a second day of anti-government protests. of fire and smoke rising
Australia is sending troops to the Solomon Islands after violent protests broke out in the capital of Honiara, with some buildings set on fire. The anti-government protests are linked to the Pacific nation’s diplomatic switch from Taiwan to China
Solomon Islands police fired tear gas in the capital Honiara as crowds of protesters set fire to buildings, including a police station, and looted shops in an eruption of anger at the government, Radio New Zealand reported
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare vows to track down rioters who attempted to storm parliament, as the Pacific island nation's capital Honiara remains under lockdown following the unrest