News - Solomon Islands
29 Aug 2014
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...
26 Aug 2014
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...
25 Aug 2014
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...
21 Aug 2014
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...
14 Aug 2014
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...
5 Aug 2014
'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...
5 Aug 2014
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...
25 Jul 2014
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...
15 Jul 2014
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...
2 Jul 2014
BECAUSE of various pressing factors that will negatively affect returns to the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) members, plans to diversify investments are in the pipeline. ...
26 Jun 2014
Local Solomon Islands brewery, SolBrew Ltd has launched a new 6 pack throughout the provinces following its popularity and success in Honiara. The easy to carry packs have proven to be very...