News - Solomon Islands

01

Sep '17

1 Sep 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands name squad

The Solomon Islands squad set to take on New Zealand at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on 1 September has been named. Coach Felipe Vega-Arango Alonso has chosen his 21 players to travel...

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01

Sep '17

1 Sep 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands upbeat on chances of beating the All Whites in World Cup qualifying

It was 12 years ago that Henry Fa'arodo last found himself this close to a World Cup. As a 22-year-old, he played for the Solomon Islands in a home-and-away tie against Australia, and in the...

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07

Aug '17

7 Aug 2017

Solomon Islands

Large international contingent in Solomons for Battle memorial

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal is being marked in Solomon Islands over the next five days. The five months of fierce battle are being commemorated in a number of ways and...

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28

Apr '17

28 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomons opens tourist office in Japan

Solomon Islands is to seek more tourists from Japan with the government setting up a tourism office in Tokyo. Japan is a key Pacific tourism market, and Solomon Islands wants to tap into that. ...

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07

Apr '17

7 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

NZ offers to help Solomons improve RSE participation

New Zealand has offered to help Solomon Islands improve its participation in its Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme. More than 600 Solomon Islanders currently work in viticulture and...

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04

Apr '17

4 Apr 2017

Solomon Islands

Steep airfares hampering Solomons seasonal worker numbers

Steep airfares are a major impediment to Solomon Island workers wanting to take part in New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme. The labour mobility scheme provides special work visas...

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09

Mar '17

9 Mar 2017

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Seasonal Workers send millions home

RNZ reports Solomon Islanders undertaking seasonal work in New Zealand sent home $US2.1 million dollars and up to $US1.2 million from Australia in the last season. The two work schemes, New...

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09

Feb '17

9 Feb 2017

Solomon Islands

New partnership to deliver health services

WHO and UNICEF are partnering with local civil society and the provincial government todeliver health and education supplies to those affected by the 7.8 magnitude December earthquake in Makira...

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19

Jan '17

19 Jan 2017

Solomon Islands

Red Cross helps communities fight dengue in the Solomons

The Solomon Islands Red Cross has so far reached thousands of people in an awareness campaign aimed at curbing the spread of dengue fever. An outbreak of dengue was declared in the Solomons on 8...

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10

Jan '17

10 Jan 2017

Solomon Islands

Australia Commits to a New Phase of Support to the Solomon Islands Health Sector

Australia and Solomon Islands today signed an agreement of up to AU$66 million (SB$377 million) over four years (2017 to 2020) for the Solomon Islands Health Sector. The Australian funding will...

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03

Jan '17

3 Jan 2017

Solomon Islands

Earthquake recovery support continues for Makira Province

Emergency response efforts to earthquake affected communities in Solomon Islands, Makira province, are continuing to be supported by UNICEF, with the provision of education, water and hygiene...

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15

Dec '16

15 Dec 2016

Solomon Islands

7000 affected across 3 provinces by Solomons' quakes

Approximately 7000 people across 3 provinces are reported to have been affected by earthquakes in the Solomon Islands. The latest update from disaster authorities in the country also indicate...

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