News - Solomon Islands

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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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07

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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