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Massive Earthquake Rocks Solomon Islands

The Weather Channel - 12 Apr 2014
A series of powerful earthquakes, including a 7.6-magnitude quake and a reported 7.4-magnitude quake, struck off the coast of the Solomon Islands Sunday. There are no reports of damage or injuries at this time. The first, a 7.6-magnitude temblor, shook ...
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Peacekeepers to leave Solomon Islands after 14 years

Nikkei Asian Review - 21 Jun 2017
AUCKLAND -- A 14-year peacekeeping mission involving 15 countries is to end this month in the Solomon Islands, but concerns are rising that the $2.1 billion effort has failed to establish political stability. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare told the ...
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Solomon Islands Government hit with $269 million revenue black hole

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 20 Jun 2017
Solomon Islands Government Revenue has fallen short against expected collections to the end of May, resulting in a $SBD269.8 million revenue shortfall for the first five months of the year. Despite what the Government said was “record underspending”, ...
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15 people missing at sea in Solomon Islands

Radio New Zealand - 16 Jun 2017
15 mainly young people are still missing in Solomon Islands after their boat capsized in bad weather. Pacific search and rescue Photo: Supplied. They were travelling from West Are'are in Malaita province to Marau on Guadalcanal on Wednesday.
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Sport: Solomon Islands keep FIFA World Cup hopes alive

Radio New Zealand - 13 Jun 2017
Solomon Islands came from behind to beat Papua New Guinea 2-1 in Port Moresby last night to keep their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign alive. The hosts needed to win by five clear goals and went in front in the 18th minute after Raymond Gunemba ...
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Solomon Islands down PNG Kapuls 3-2

Loop PNG - 10 Jun 2017
But Solomon Islands kept their composure withstanding the pressure, and in the 74th minute pushed ahead after Micah Lea'alafa got on the end of a pass from James Naka to go around Warisan and score what was the winning goal. From here, Solomon ...
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Solomon Islands: Dengue outbreak DREF Final Report (MDRSB005)

ReliefWeb - 31 May 2017
The final report will be published in due course to incorporate the final financial report which is presently being finalized. On behalf of the Solomon Islands Red Cross, IFRC would like to thank all partners for their generous contribution to the ...
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'A draw will do it': Solomon Islands national team gets ready in PNG

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 12 Jun 2017
The Solomon Islands National football team has arrived in Papua New Guinea ahead of tomorrow's crucial game at Port Moresby. It is the final group match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers, with the Solomons team needing only a draw to go ...
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Unarmed AFP take on Solomon Islands police training mission

SBS - 25 May 2017
Forty unarmed Australian Federal Police officers will be based in the Solomon Islands as trainers after the 14-year long, Australian-led peacekeeping mission in the Pacific nation ends in June. The AFP training program will cost $79m over four years.
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Health fears over third tobacco firm setting up in Solomon Islands

Radio New Zealand - 05 Jun 2017
Health authorities in Solomon Islands are concerned a third cigarette manufacturer may set up shop in the country. Solomon Islands has some of the highest rates of smoking in the world especially among teenagers. It is estimated 40 percent of 13 to 15 ...
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Sport: PNG, Solomon Islands playing to keep World Cup hopes alive

Radio New Zealand - 08 Jun 2017
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands put their Football World Cup hopes on the line in Honiara this afternoon. Tahiti lead Group B with six points from four matches, three clear both the Kapuls and Bonitos, who each need four points from the next two ...
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Solomon Islands teem with UK and Japan heritage

Japan Today - 18 Jun 2017
The flag of the Solomon Islands may no longer include the Union Jack in its upper left corner, but British culture, society and royalty are still fondly remembered and respected in a part of the Commonwealth that is just about as far from Great Britain ...
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Rotary assists the Solomon Islands

Riverina Leader - 13 Jun 2017
Kooringal Rotary has sent a team of nine to provide assistance in the Solomon Islands. Four Rotarians, three apprentices and two supporters made the journey to Santa Isabel Island last week. The team will build a lock-up training centre for young men ...

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