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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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Solomons police to approach ministry about crocodile problem

Radio New Zealand - 24 Jul 2017
Police in Solomon Islands say they will be approaching the environment ministry to discuss the dangers posed by a growing crocodile population. A saltwater crocodile caught in Solomon Islands. 23/11/2010 Photo: RAMSI gallery/Solomon Islands Govt.
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Hefty fines for blue boat captains in Solomon Islands

Radio New Zealand - 17 Jul 2017
The captains Do Van Va, Vo Van Vi and Nguyen Nguyen were apprehended along with their crews on the three boats by Solomon Islands authorities in March. Sir Albert had already fined the three captains for illegal entry into Solomon Islands fisheries.
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Vietnamese poachers up for sentencing in Solomon Islands

Radio New Zealand - 13 Jul 2017
Vietnamese blue boats seized on Sunday in Solomon Islands Rennell and Bellona province, for allegedly fishing illegally off of Indispensable Reef, dock at the Patrol Boat Base in Honiara on Wednesday 29-03-2017. Photo: RNZI/Supplied by Frank Aote'e.
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RAMSI Ends: What's Next for the Solomon Islands?

The Diplomat - 29 Jun 2017
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) will officially come to a completion on Friday, June 30. For the past 14 years the Australian-led mission has been assisting the Pacific Island country to reestablish stability and ...
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Solomons' police chief concerned at drink driving offences

Radio New Zealand - 24 Jul 2017
The Solomon Islands' police commissioner has reiterated concerns with high numbers of people drinking alcohol and driving in the country. Matthew Varley told the Solomon Star newspaper 36 drink drivers were caught in May, 28 in June and 11 so far this ...
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Solomon Islands police say they're ready to take over

Newshub - 02 Jul 2017
A Solomon Islands police officer who was shot twice during the country's crisis says he's confident local police now have the training and respect to take over from foreign security forces. After 14 years, the international rescue operation, known as ...
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The new challenge facing Solomon Islands - 25 Jun 2017
Not even the prime minister was immune from the rampaging violence and lawlessness that was tearing apart the Solomon Islands at the turn of the century. Residents of the Pacific Islands nation lived in fear of assault, kidnapping, rape and armed robbery.
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Solomon Islands to face Vanuatu next week

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 20 Jul 2017
The Solomon Islands National Football team will go head to head against rival and Melanesian neighbour Vanuatu next week in Honiara. It is part of the national team's preparation for the World Cup Qualifier in September against New Zealand. National ...
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Why tourism is “crucial” to Solomon Islands

Travel Weekly - 14 Jul 2017
Underlining the importance with which his government views the tourism sector as a positive contributor and catalyst for the Solomon Islands economic future, Prime Minister the Hon. Manasseh Damukana Sogavare officially opened the 'Invest to Preserve' ...
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'Mi no save': Solomon Islanders confused on CDF fund

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 24 Jul 2017
A recent Transparency Solomon Islands report has found the majority of constituents around the country have very limited knowledge on the Constituency Development Fund. It was revealed on a recent CDF community audit report presented by TSI.
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Solomon Islands: Dengue outbreak DREF Final Report (MDRSB005)

ReliefWeb - 01 Jul 2017
An allocation of CHF 78,771 was made from the IFRC Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 1 November 2016 to support the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society in delivering immediate humanitarian assistance, of which CHF 70,106 has been utilized.
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Hopes for peace in Solomon Islands after end of RAMSI

Newsroom (subscription) - 01 Jul 2017
It's a question on the minds of many in and outside of the country, with the end of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands - RAMSI for short. The international mission, which has come to an end this week, has been running for 14 years after ...
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Women in leadership crisis in Solomon Islands

Radio New Zealand - 25 Jun 2017
"For me as a man championing responsible for women in leadership it can be, not only, a negative impact of themselves, but it reflects a negative response to the needs of women of the solomon Islands advancing leadership in terms of management, in ...
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Tagging turtles in Tetepare – the Solomon Islands' Jurassic Park

Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - 19 Jul 2017
The piercing drone of my phone alarm swirled around our bungalow –a sound you're not supposed to hear when you're on holiday. Dreary eyed I slowly woke up, the brutal crashing of waves even briefly overpowered the beeping as I resisted throwing the ...
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2 Brazilians footballers on their way to Solomon Islands

Loop PNG - 21 Jul 2017
Marist Football Club of Solomon Islands has confirmed that two Brazilian players will join its club for the 2017-2018 Telekom S-League. The duo, Diego Maximo and Marcelo Oliveira are expected to arrive in Honiara on July 27th. Both players have been ...

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