News - Solomon Islands

24

Sep '15

24 Sep 2015

Solomon Islands

Pacific Microfinance Week 2015

Pacific Microfinance Week comprises of a week-long series of events including workshops, field visits, seminars, and a formal conference, providing the region’s most comprehensive platform for...

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24

Sep '15

24 Sep 2015

Solomon Islands

Women’s Xpo coincides with microfinance week

THE popular women’s Xpo gets underway in Honiara with a chance for the participants of the Pacific Micro Finance Summit to have a glance at what local women has to offer in the finance market. ...

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22

Sep '15

22 Sep 2015

Solomon Islands

The vanishing island

The 16-seater shudders on the breeze. Below, a small grid of unsealed roads runs through a village of fibro buildings ringed by palm and jungle trees. A contracting grass airstrip dips at each...

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09

Sep '15

9 Sep 2015

Solomon Islands

Biological survey starts today

A TWO weeks first ever biological survey on the highest mountain in Solomon Islands will begin today. A statement from the Solomon Islands Community Conservation Partnership said, about 40...

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03

Sep '15

3 Sep 2015

Solomon Islands

Honiara market vendors improving food handling skills

“Now we know what we can do. This will help our marketing and help our families too.” This was shared by one of the 25 market vendors from Honiara Central Market who were awarded with...

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20

Aug '15

20 Aug 2015

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands timber industry reaches agreement with NZ

Solomon Islands timber industry reaches agreement with New Zealand market Last week the Solomon Islands sawn timber industry hosted a delegation of the New Zealand timber industry. Solomon...

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18

Aug '15

18 Aug 2015

Solomon Islands

MP puts building skills to use for students' toilets

A SOLOMON Islands school is one step closer to fulfilling a dream of suitable toilet facilities for its 350 students after Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett, worked with Rotary to complete the...

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18

Aug '15

18 Aug 2015

Solomon Islands

Eye Centre impresses visitors

THERESE Walsh, Peter Kiely and Gill Greer, advisers to the New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs visited the new Regional Eye Centre (REC) on 14 August. Walsh, Kiely and Greer are members of...

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14

Aug '15

14 Aug 2015

Solomon Islands

G’Day film fest starts

The Australian High Commission’s annual film festival kicked off at the Art Gallery Grounds in Honiara last night and attracted a huge crowd. The event featured the popular Australian movie...

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05

Aug '15

5 Aug 2015

Solomon Islands

New chocolate making trade begins in Solomon Islands

It is hoped a training programme for cocoa farmers in Solomon Islands will open a new market for the first ever locally made chocolate products. A group of cocoa farmers are learning to become...

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30

Jul '15

30 Jul 2015

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands celebrates completion of school renovations with Seabees

Pacific Partnership 2015 personnel celebrated the completion of Vura Primary School during a ribbon cutting ceremony July 23 in the Solomon Islands. Allen Ketei, the principal of Vura Primary...

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23

Jul '15

23 Jul 2015

Solomon Islands

World-class Eye Centre opens its doors

The Honiara-based Regional Eye Centre launches Wednesday morning in a special ceremony presided over by the Honourable Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The Centre will provide free eye care to...

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