News - Solomon Islands

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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21

Jul '15

21 Jul 2015

Solomon Islands

Coconut oil making 'positive impact' on Solomon Islands economy

As his boat glided effortlessly into a tranquil palm-fringed bay on the west coast of Guadalcanal, Dan Etherington had no idea what would follow. He was visiting Sumate, a typical coastal...

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17

Jul '15

17 Jul 2015

Solomon Islands

Independence Day Fashion Show highlights local fashion designers

An amazing colourful fashion festival to celebrate 37th Independence and raise funds for children’s playground at the National Referral Hospital was successfully hosted at the Honiara Hotel...

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30

Jun '15

30 Jun 2015

Solomon Islands

Saving Pacific islands’ water resources

Climate change adaptation and disaster risk management are crucial components of a holistic, locally-relevant and integrated water resource framework for the island countries in the Pacific,...

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24

Jun '15

24 Jun 2015

Solomon Islands

More eye care training for the Pacific

The Fred Hollows Foundation in New Zealand says the new regional centre in Solomon Islands will fill an important training gap for tertiary eye care in the Pacific. The 3.2 million dollar...

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26

May '15

26 May 2015

Solomon Islands

Bank's strategic focus areas

DIVERSIFYING group income and assets, and creating growth options outside the core business are some of the strategic focus areas for Bank of South Pacific for 2015-2016. During a presentation...

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15

May '15

15 May 2015

Solomon Islands

Life skills training for women

A FIVE days life skills training for women and girls organised by Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd starts this morning at Halavo village in Ngella,Central Island Province. Managing Director of...

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