News - Solomon Islands

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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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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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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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