News - Solomon Islands

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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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10

Apr '14

10 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Solidarity for the Solomon Islands: PCC

Churches throughout the Pacific have been urged to help communities affected by weekend flooding in the Solomon Islands. Pacific Conference of Churches General Secretary, Reverend Francois...

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08

Apr '14

8 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands floods: Thousands remain in Honiara evacuation centres

Authorities in Solomon Islands say 23 people have died and 9,000 are homeless following disastrous flash floods, landslides and strong winds. The Solomon's National Disaster Council says the...

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08

Apr '14

8 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

"Exporting for Growth - It's Everyone's Business"

WHILE the theme "Exporting for Growth - It's Everyone's Business" was only coined in 2012 for the first Trade Pasifika, the business of helping to grow Pacific island countries' exports with the...

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01

Apr '14

1 Apr 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands teachers undergo professional leadership training

Close to a hundred school leaders in Honiara have undertaken a pilot project on educational leadership study program which focused on professional development. This was the first time for such a...

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27

Mar '14

27 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

New kind of company helps Melanesians go into business

SYDNEY, Australia -- A new business model has been introduced in Solomon Islands, specifically designed to take account of Melanesian culture. The 'community company' will make it easier to...

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26

Mar '14

26 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

New infrastructure plan for Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands Government has launched the Solomon Islands National Infrastructure Investment Plan, which outlines its infrastructure investment priorities for the next 10 years. The...

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