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Agricultural authorities in Solomon Islands fear the march of a beetle lethal to coconuts is inevitable now it's been found in the largest plantation in the southern hemisphere. News that the rhinoceros beetle has reached the Russell Islands in Central Province gave extra focus for a special workshop in ...
The director of the Solomon Islands Association of Rural Training Centres says it's grateful a new app is being developed in New Zealand to improve the aquaculture industry. Fish being sold at a Solomon Islands food market. Photo: RNZ. The organisation, which offers non-formal education for youth, ...

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. This mission will not result in a Board ...
Quick history lesson: The Solomon Islands were named by a Spanish explorer who thought he'd “discovered” the source of the biblical king's treasure in 1568 on an archipelago where people had lived for millennia. The mother lode turned out to be more of a molehill than a mountain (though there are still ...
A new app is being developed to better educate tilapia fish farmers in Solomon Islands to help improve food security. ... Mr Borthwick says it is a three year project funded by New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and in partnership with the Solomon Islands Association of Vocational and Rural ...
Bolava Village, Western Province, Solomon Islands – Life began early in Bolava, when the rays of the South Pacific sun illuminated the ocean waters – and the oars of the canoes piloted by Bolava community members on their way to the closest main island. Every day, they paddled more than an hour each ...

On February 16, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Solomon Islands.[1]. The Solomon Islands economy grew by 3.5 percent in 2016 driven by a peak in the forestry sector. Growth remained solid in 2017 and is projected at 3.0 ...
A new conservation initiative in Solomon Islands is showing rural communities in Malaita Province alternatives to logging. Academics and conservation groups have set up the Ma'asina Greenbelt Initiative in the province's Are Are and Kwaio regions. One of the project's founders, Edgar Pollard, told Koroi ...
To reach the Solomon Islands, my wife, Sharen, and I took Fiji Airways' 10-hour, nonstop flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Fiji, and, following a brief layover, we continued with a three-hour flight to the Solomon Island's main island, Guadalcanal, famed for its World War II land, air and sea ...
HONIARA, Solomon Islands, 2 March 2018 – Less than 24 hours after Honiara launched a major review of its disaster resilience planning, heavy rain and flash floods provided an immediate test of the city's preparedness. Honiara Mayor Andrew Leonard Mua OBE activated the Emergency Operations ...

The Solomon Islands Customs and Excise Division collected more than $1 billion in revenue in 2017 for the first time in history. Taxes collected on imported goods help provide the Pacific island nation – among the world's least developed – with funds needed to deliver important public services and ...
Disaster assessments are underway in the Solomon Islands capital after a freak storm on Wednesday night caused flash flooding. Flooding in Solomon Islands capital Honiara. 01-03-2018 Photo: Courtesy of Salaseini Marawa Delaiverata. The National Disaster Management Office said initial assessments ...
The director of the disaster management office Loti Yates said torrential rain, which began last night, is continuing in Honiara and also affecting other provinces. Mr Yates said his office is issuing public safety advisories in anticipation of major flooding across the country. The Solomon Islands Metservice has ...
Five unexploded shells from World War II have been safely removed by the police Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in Solomon Islands. Officer in charge Clifford Tunuki said one of the shells was found in Honiara and two in the Henderson area following information from the public. He said two others ...
Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor precipitated the United States' entry into World War II. In the Pacific, the Solomon Islands — particularly Guadalcanal — became the epicenter of fierce fighting between the Japanese and the United States. Little mentioned in popular discourse on the Solomon Islands ...
... the first Japanese battleship to be lost in the conflict and members of the Tokyo-based Asian-Pacific Remembrance Honouring Association have been searching for the wreck for several years. Badly damaged in an encounter in November 1942 with US Navy units off Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands, ...
The Solomon Islands Police Commissioner Matthew Varley said such fears were unfounded and clarified that the special customary travel zone between Bougainville and Western Province only applied to the Shortland Islands. There was no automatic immigration approval for foreign citizens to travel ...
SOLOMON ISLANDS — If a remote South Pacific destination with lots of World War II artifacts and world-class diving appeals to you, check out the Solomons. This 992-island archipelago sits northeast of Australia, about 6,100 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Most of its 550,000 citizens are Melanesians ...


 

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