News - Solomon Islands

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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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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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Mar '14

25 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands get $13m to boost power access

The Solomon Islands’ national power utility is getting an extra $13 million to improve its power networks for residents. The cluster of islands currently has one of the lowest rates of...

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19

Mar '14

19 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Central Bank of Solomon Islands hosts mobile banking forum for Pacific

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is hosting the first ever forum on mobile and branchless banking in the Solomon Islands to gauge the current trend of these new forms of banking...

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18

Mar '14

18 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands launches tourism school

New facility in Honiara expected to be “a catalyst for the destination’s economic future” The Solomon Islands has taken a major step towards ensuring the future success of its tourism...

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14

Mar '14

14 Mar 2014

Solomon Islands

Poverty in Solomons would be eased if more women in power

The Solomon Islands National Council of Women says more women in power following the election will lead to better anti-poverty policies being put in place there. A World Bank report has found...

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