News - Solomon Islands

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Oct '14

7 Oct 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands ‘Youth Substance Striker Project' will help youths

The ‘Youth Substance Striker: Kick the Habits’ by kicking goals project will boost the moral of young people in our community says the director of youth Edward Anisitolo. Mr Anisitolo made...

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02

Oct '14

2 Oct 2014

Solomon Islands

Most tourists to Solomon Islands love to engage in cultural events

About ninety percent of tourists that arrive in Solomon Islands are more interested and involved in cultural activities. That’s according to an international visitor’s survey conducted by...

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22

Sep '14

22 Sep 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Police conduct cyber protection awareness

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force have begun providing cyber protection awareness programs in schools and communities around the country. A total of 15 RSIPF Cyber Protection trainers have...

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29

Aug '14

29 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Yam and pana bulking sites show positive results in Solomon Islands

Traditional staple food crops such as yam, pana and taro once commonly found in abundance throughout the Solomon Islands but are slowly overtaken by other crops such as sweet potato and cassava...

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26

Aug '14

26 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands still ranks top on ‘expensive power cost’

ELECTRICITY cost in the Solomon Islands remains a most expensive commodity in the Pacific region and remains one of the highest in the world. Data gathered from a report on cost comparison for...

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25

Aug '14

25 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Australia provides additional $2m for Sols flood recovery

Australia has announced it will provide an additional US$1.8m to assist Solomon Islands recover from April's devastating flash floods in Guadalcanal. The disaster claimed 23 lives, displaced...

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21

Aug '14

21 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands represented in the Youth Leadership Program in Gwangju Republic of Korea

SOLOMON Islands is taking part in Youth Leadership Program in Korea. Bremer Lekelalu Abana, Community Based Rehabilitation, Field Worker of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services was...

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14

Aug '14

14 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Gender Equality Gains Traction with Pacific Island Leaders

A pledge by political leaders two years ago to accelerate efforts toward closing the gender gap in the Pacific Islands has been boosted with the announcement that three women will take the helm...

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05

Aug '14

5 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

'Movable asset' loans are increasing in the Asia and Pacific regions

'Movable asset' loans are increasing in the Asia and Pacific regions, giving small-scale entrepreneurs in developing countries a way out of the poverty trap. Motorbikes, boats, excavation...

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05

Aug '14

5 Aug 2014

Solomon Islands

Mobile Banking and Financial Literacy to Increase in Solomon Islands

ANZ has announced an agreement with the Australian Government to support the increased roll out of mobile banking and financial literacy programs to a further 65,000 Solomon Islanders previously...

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25

Jul '14

25 Jul 2014

Solomon Islands

Health Ministry Responds with Free Measles Vaccination in Solomon Islands

Given the suspected measles outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and World Health Organisation (WHO) remind parents to have their children immunised with the free...

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15

Jul '14

15 Jul 2014

Solomon Islands

Pacific Ministers Commit to Fight Against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Forum Economic Ministers and Pacific Health Ministers committed to take proactive actions against the growing health and economic impact of the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) crisis in Pacific...

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