News - Solomon Islands

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Mar '14

25 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands get $13m to boost power access

The Solomon Islands’ national power utility is getting an extra $13 million to improve its power networks for residents. The cluster of islands currently has one of the lowest rates of...

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Mar '14

19 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Central Bank of Solomon Islands hosts mobile banking forum for Pacific

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is hosting the first ever forum on mobile and branchless banking in the Solomon Islands to gauge the current trend of these new forms of banking...

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Mar '14

18 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands launches tourism school

New facility in Honiara expected to be “a catalyst for the destination’s economic future” The Solomon Islands has taken a major step towards ensuring the future success of its tourism...

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Mar '14

14 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Poverty in Solomons would be eased if more women in power

The Solomon Islands National Council of Women says more women in power following the election will lead to better anti-poverty policies being put in place there. A World Bank report has found...

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11

Mar '14

11 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

World Bank approves new project for Solomon Islands

HONIARA, Solomon Islands -- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors Friday approved a new project to help rural communities in Solomon Islands to mitigate and manage the risks of natural...

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Feb '14

24 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

Internatinal Finance Corporation expands operations in Solomon Islands

The International Finance Corporation, or IFC, says one of the focuses of its expansion in Solomon Islands will be helping small businesses grow. The IFC, which is the commercial arm of the...

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Feb '14

21 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

FFA, USP team up to train regional tuna ‘detectives’ in Pacific

FFA HQ, Honiara, SOLOMON ISLANDS. Fisheries inspectors, investigators and enforcement officers from across the Pacific head home from Suva this weekend, after spending almost a month honing their...

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19

Feb '14

19 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

Actions Announced in Solomon Islands to Improve Small Businesses

Solomon Islands Prime Minister, Hon. Gordon Darcy Lilo has announced new actions of the government to improve the establishment and growth of small business enterprises in the country.One of the...

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12

Feb '14

12 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands launches its new electronic civil registration system

HONIARA, Solomon Islands - Solomon Islands has taken another step forward in improving its services to citizens with the official launching of its new Electronic Civil Registration Database...

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11

Feb '14

11 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

Mock women’s parliament gathers forty

A total of forty-seven women intending candidates and women leaders from 8 provinces in the Solomon Islands are currently taking part in the Solomon Islands Mock Parliament for women at the...

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Feb '14

4 Feb 2014

Solomon Islands

Say no to GMO in the pacific

A mission to educate pacific islanders and discourage them from using genetic modified organism (GMO) seeds to grow on their farms for food and sales is currently underway. A Noumea based...

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Jan '14

29 Jan 2014

Solomon Islands

Building relations with Pacific Island countries

The foreign ministers of Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Solomon Islands, the representative of the Kanak and Socialist National Liberation Front (FLNKS), and the high representative of the...

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