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  1. Pacific leads way in gun control, arms expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... since to disarm the neighbourhood." A gun amnesty introduced as part of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) over a decade ago saw the destruction of nearly 4,000 weapons in that country. "Unlike communities which have already ...

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  2. Dispatch Japan's Self-Defence Forces overseasRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... truce monitoring missions in Sri Lanka and on the Philippine island of Mindanao, and police actions in the Solomon Islands. A resolution cannot be adopted by the UN Security Council if some countries use their veto power. That is why room should be ...

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  3. Solomon Islands Trade Policy Framework EndorsedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The Solomon Islands National Trade and Development Council has endorsed the Solomon Islands Trade Policy Framework earlier this week. The Framework is expected to be presented to the Solomon Islands Cabinet for final approval before its official launch in March 2015.

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  4. Phil Goff Interview On TV Onea s Q+A : a oeIt doesna t ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... a Labour government time and time again. I was part of the decision to send people into Afghanistan, to the Solomon Islands, to Timor. Those were decisions where you had a clearly achievable objective. There was risk. We were prepared to take that ...

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  5. Japan's Self-Defence Forces should be dispatched overseas without UN resolutionRead the original story

    Saturday | Asia News Network

    ... truce monitoring missions in Sri Lanka and on the Philippine island of Mindanao, and police actions in the Solomon Islands. A resolution cannot be adopted by the UN Security Council if some countries use their veto power. That is why room should be ...

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  6. Man with a planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Southland Times

    ... then to enjoy a normal semi-retirement. "I had some bits and pieces." Like the Courts of Appeal for the Solomon Islands and Samoa. And the Press Council. Firstly because while you are a judge, you steer clear of political and commercial ...

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  7. Indonesian foreign minister blocks PNG media quest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Scoop

    Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi with her PNG counterpart Rimbink Pato at the Port Moresby media conference yesterday. Image: PNG Today Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has arrived in Papua New Guinea at the start of a three-country tour through the Pacific, saying the aim of the trip is to strengthen relations with PNG, Solomon Islands and Fiji.

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  8. A decade of ensuring a world free from tobacco-related harmsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Scoop

    ... including Brunei Darussalam, Fiji, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Viet Nam, have adopted the use of graphic health warnings, which require tobacco manufacturers to display pictures ...

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  9. Outdoors: Sub-Antarctic service will honour the coastwatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and toughed out repetitive shifts on the lookout for Japanese aircraft and shipping. Some stationed in the Solomon Islands, and elsewhere, beat the odds by operating behind enemy lines. Hiding in jungles and mountainous areas, they sent field ...

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  10. Discussions on mutual recognition of qualificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Matangi Tonga

    ... on Closer Economic Relations (Pacer Plus) in Auckland, New Zealand last week February 17-19. ), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Resource persons from the Australian Qualifications Framework Council and the New Zealand ...

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  11. Cricket, food and entertainment combine at Cultures DayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Scoop

    ... Wesley Methodist Group, the St Andrews Cook Islands Cultural group and performers from Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands representing the seasonal employees in our orchards." "The range of food of offer this year will be spectacular including ...

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  12. Government aims to expand ship inspections by SDF as part of support for foreign forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Japan Times

    ... l from the host country, the government cites as an example peacekeeping operations conducted in 2003 in the Solomon Islands, according to the lawmakers.

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  13. Challenge to NZ after 10 years of global tobacco c...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Scoop

    ... is slipping. Australia legislated plain packaging of tobacco products in 2012. Ireland, England and even the Solomon Islands are following suit, while New Zealand is stalled in fear of Big Tobacco's threats of litigation. Scotland, Wales and England ...

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  14. Pe a: The invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sun-Star

    ... China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Vietnam and yes, the Philippines. According to researchers from the Institute of Biology in UP Diliman, the ...

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  15. Pastor helps transform livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hills News

    Brian Codrington's great community service both in Australia and The Solomon Islands was recognised by the Rotary Club of Dural. Honoured: President Allan Forno and Hornsby MP Matt Kean presented Brian Codrington with the Australia Day Award from Dural Rotary.

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  16. Editorial: Quebec rises, BC sinks in Fraser Institute surveyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Northern Miner

    ... mining jurisdiction in the world, followed (beginning with the worst) by Hungary, Kenya, Honduras, Solomon Islands, Egypt, Guatemala, Bulgaria, Nigeria and Sudan. All of these countries are new to the bottom-10 list, with Kenya and Bulgaria having ...

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  17. Pasifika Festival on the moveRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    ... while a new Melanesian Village will be showcasing food and craft from Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands on Sunday, 15 March. o Watermelon sundaes will be back by popular demand in the Tongan Village, a perfect treat after a paua ...

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  18. Pacific meetRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fiji Times

    THREE youth from the Cook Islands and the Solomon Islands won an all expenses paid trip to Fiji to attend the first ever Pacific Youth Forum Against Corruption that was held in Nadi on Sunday. Organised by the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime, in partnership with the Pacific Youth Council, the Capturing Corruption photo competition winners were selected on their ability to capture an image that best described corruption within their communities.

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  19. Tracking Parasites with SatellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... data, tailored to their local needs." The team has trialed systems for malaria in Bhutan, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands and is now seeking support to scale up to larger countries. Additionally, spatial predictions for other diseases such as worms ...

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  20. Satellites and GIS help developing countries target deadly parasitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Gizmag

    ... diseases, such as malaria, worms and hydatids, in developing countries like Bhutan, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. The team uses satellite data, such as temperature, rainfall, vegetation and land usage, and combines it with local health data, ...

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