China support Cook Islands fisheries
Avarua: China has pledged a donation of equipment worth $US82,000 ($167,817.10) to support marine surveillance in the Cook Islands. A delegation from the Cook Islands was in China last week to discuss cooperation between the Guangzhou and Zhuhai government on agriculture, fisheries, culture, tourism and health. The donation will include equipment and transportation facilities. An agriculture and fishery training project was also agreed upon and will start next month.