News - Solomon Islands

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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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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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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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10

Jul '14

10 Jul 2014

Solomon Islands

Wharves bring benefits in Solomon Islands

THE construction of four new rural wharves in the Solomon Islands is expected to improve safety and access to economic opportunities. In a statement this week, the Asian Development Bank said...

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02

Jul '14

2 Jul 2014

Solomon Islands

Fund plans to diversify investment in Solomon Islands

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. ...

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Jun '14

26 Jun 2014

Solomon Islands

SolBrew Launches "6 Pack" in Solomon Islands Provinces

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...

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24

Jun '14

24 Jun 2014

Solomon Islands

Economic empowerment of Solomon Islands women is crucial

Economic empowerment of women is crucial for Solomon Islands as it depends very much on a subsistence based economy,says Dr Alice Pollard. Speaking during the launching and celebration of the...

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24

Jun '14

24 Jun 2014

Solomon Islands

Savings club impacts women’s lives

Life is much more manageable after joining our savings club, says Janeth Pitakanji. Mrs Pitakanji is the president of Zone 3 women of Gizo, Western province who have joined the savings club...

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Jun '14

11 Jun 2014

Solomon Islands

UN Women holds organising workshops at Auki Market

WORKSHOPS to support Auki market vendors in working together have ended this week with encouraging plans to strengthen vendors’ voices in market governance and enable positive changes for...

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