News - Solomon Islands

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Apr '16

5 Apr 2016

Solomon Islands

Flash flooding in Solomon Islands leaves at least 16 dead, thousands homeless

The Solomon Islands Government says at least 16 people have died in flash flooding that has left thousands homeless in the capital, Honiara. Government spokesman George Herming has told the ABC...

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06

Mar '16

6 Mar 2016

Solomon Islands

Australia opens its labour market

Solomon Islands and Australia have committed to a new understanding to foster greater cooperation and increase joint efforts in seasonal labour mobility. The MoU between the Government of...

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02

Mar '16

2 Mar 2016

Solomon Islands

Movick: Solomons, Pacific have lost a ‘rare visionary’

THE passing away of former Director General of the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Sir Peter Kenilorea on Thursday 25th February heralds “the end of a very special era in our Pacific...

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11

Feb '16

11 Feb 2016

Solomon Islands

Interplast team to visit Solomon Islands

An Interplast Australia & New Zealand (Interplast) nurse education team will visit the Solomon Islands from 27 February – 4 March 2016. The team will be at the National Referral Hospital (NRH)...

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09

Feb '16

9 Feb 2016

Solomon Islands

Shy Solomon Islands teen 'excited' about her global success with her reggae cover of Adele's 'Hello'

With millions of views on YouTube and tens of thousands of shares on social media from all around the world; the reggae cover of British singer, Adele's "Hello" has catapulted a Solomon Islands...

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04

Feb '16

4 Feb 2016

Solomon Islands

Australia injects AUD$2.7million to improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands

Australia has provided AUD 2.7million (approximately SBD18 million) to the Solomon Island’s Government as part of its ongoing commitment to improving access to quality basic health care for all...

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26

Jan '16

26 Jan 2016

Solomon Islands

Our incredible, forgotten neighbour paradise

THE Solomon Islands are well-known as a tropical paradise among surfers and divers. But for those wanting to escape to a dreamy tropical island for relaxation, rejuvenation and romance, the...

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26

Jan '16

26 Jan 2016

Solomon Islands

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Don Bosco Rural Training Center Provides Education for More Than 200 Youth

The Salesian-run Don Bosco Rural Training Center in Tetere Bay in the Solomon Islands is working to bring educational and workforce development opportunities to poor youth in rural areas....

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27

Nov '15

27 Nov 2015

Solomon Islands

New Low Cost Remittance and Foreign Exchange Service For Solomons

New Low Cost Remittance and Foreign Exchange Service Launched For The Solomon Islands New service for AUD & NZD exchange Canberra, ACT, November 26, 2015 – The low cost online foreign...

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06

Oct '15

6 Oct 2015

Solomon Islands

ANZ opens new Solomon Islands head office

ANZ on Wednesday opened its new Solomon Islands head office in Ranadi, Honiara, announcing an investment of over AUD$1.5 in the new premises. Speaking at a function held this week to officially...

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02

Oct '15

2 Oct 2015

Solomon Islands

Bio-fluorescent turtle swims in Solomon Islands water

A discovered glow-in-the-dark sea turtle off the Solomon Islands is blowing minds in the science world. It’s the first reptile ever seen with bio-fluorescence. That’s the ability to reflect...

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02

Oct '15

2 Oct 2015

Solomon Islands

Beautiful "Mustached" Bird, Lost for 60 Years, Photographed for First Time

Less than two weeks ago Chris Filardi held a ghost in his hands and knew that a nearly 20-year quest had finally been realized. The “ghost” was actually something quite alive—a magnificent...

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