News - Solomon Islands
9 Jul 2018
A young Solomon Islands storyteller says she now has more confidence to continue her work with underprivileged youth after winning a Queen's Young Leaders Award. Millicent Barty was recognised...
3 Jul 2018
The Solomon Islands has welcomed 1500 participants to this year's Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival in Honiara. The festival, held every four years, aims to promote and preserve Melanesian...
14 Jun 2018
Solomon Islands and Australia have inked an initial deal for an undersea internet cable between the two countries. The Solomon Islands prime minister Rick Hou was in Canberra yesterday to sign...
5 Mar 2018
Disaster assessments are underway in the Solomon Islands capital after a freak storm on Wednesday night caused flash flooding. The National Disaster Management Office said initial assessments in...
13 Dec 2017
A Solomon Islander has been acknowledged for her work tackling low literacy rates among adults. Millicent Barty conducted a survey and found that only 17 per cent of adults in her country aged...
9 Nov 2017
“Being a Police officer let alone a female is quite challenging but everything has challenges,” says Police Constable Roberta Ora, one of only two female officers who serve in the Royal...
31 Oct 2017
Solomon Islands hopes to improve fisheries infrastructure so people get better returns by delivering their fresh catch to market. A Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources' official Ferral...