News - Solomon Islands

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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26

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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11

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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26

May '14

26 May 2014

Solomon Islands

SINU students to assist flood victims

DESPITE suffering from theft, substantial damages to property and losing class time during the recent disaster, the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) students association had offered to...

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22

May '14

22 May 2014

Solomon Islands

Fears of more flash flooding in Solomon Islands

There are more fears of flash flooding for riverside settlers on the Fiu and Kwaiafa Rivers in Solomon Islands, as continuous heavy rain caused both rivers to rise. The Solomon Star reports...

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06

May '14

6 May 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands hoteliers to form association

Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) backs new industry body Hotel and resort operators in the Solomon Islands are planning to form a new industry association. Following a meeting with the...

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17

Apr '14

17 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Food prices in the Solomon Islands soar

The price of staple foods in the Solomon Islands has risen by nearly 400 percent following extensive flooding. TEAR Fund chief executive Ian McInnes says while the focus of the aid effort has...

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15

Apr '14

15 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands flooding: Thousands need help

Recent torrential rains, extreme flooding and several large magnitude earthquakes in the Solomon Islands, have affected 52,000 people, of which 26,000 are estimated to be children. In the...

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14

Apr '14

14 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands hit by second strong earthquake

A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 has struck off the Solomon Islands hours after a 7.6 tremor, the US Geological Survey says. A tsunami warning had been issued for the Solomon...

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