News - Solomon Islands

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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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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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23

Dec '14

23 Dec 2014

Solomon Islands

Tourism priority for Solomon Islands: PM

The drive to boost tourism in the Solomon Islands has been enhanced by newly elected Prime Minister Manassah Sogavare’s pledge to prioritise the country’s tourism industry. Solomon Islands...

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25

Nov '14

25 Nov 2014

Solomon Islands

One Female MP Elected

While the result is still unofficial, the Solomon Islands will most certainly have one female MP sitting in the 10th Parliament – she is Freda Soriacomua for Temotu VATUD. Mrs Soriacomua...

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20

Nov '14

20 Nov 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islanders vote in first post-Ramsi election

People in the Solomon Islands have voted in the first parliamentary elections since an Australian-led military peacekeeping mission ended. Some 280,000 voters are registered, with polls open...

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04

Nov '14

4 Nov 2014

Solomon Islands

Australia Announces Additional Funding for SIWIBA

Australia has reaffirmed its support for the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association, announcing further funding of more than SBD$3 million dollars for the organisation. The funding was...

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28

Oct '14

28 Oct 2014

Solomon Islands

ANZ Solomon Islands measures impact of financial literacy training

HONIARA, Solomon Islands ---ANZ today launched its first MoneyMinded Impact Report in the Solomon Islands, following on from the financial literacy program’s launch in 2011. The impact report...

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11

Oct '14

11 Oct 2014

Solomon Islands

Pacific Islands secure 90 mln USD tuna deal with U.S.

Pacific Islands secure 90 Million USD tuna deal with U.S. Pacific Island nations have secured a 90 million U.S. dollar tuna deal with the United States, the Pacific Island Forum fisheries Agency...

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