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  1. The deep-sea chiton Nierstraszella (Mollusca: Polyplacophora:...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | CiteULike

    This study investigated the taxonomy and distribution of the deep-sea polyplacophoran mollusc Nierstraszella Sirenko, 1992 in the Indo-West Pacific, based on a collection of 516 specimens collected in the Philippines and Solomon Islands.


  2. Departing MPs say their farewellsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... which will ban high-strength handheld lasers, was expected to pass into law tonight. After a visit to the Solomon Islands to investigate sexual and reproductive health facilities last year, his resulting report lead to greater New Zealand aid in the ...


  3. MSG wants action on New Caledonia, denuclearisatio...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Scoop

    It is a so-called "mini United Nations", taking in four governments - Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - together with the Kanak liberation movement from New Caledonia, the FLNKS.


  4. Answer Man: What can you tell me about the Battle of Tassafaronga?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

    ... a series of battles designed to stop the Japanese from establishing forward operating bases in the eastern Solomon Islands. Among those five or so major confrontations in the Guadalcanal campaign was the Battle of Tassafaronga, also known as the ...


  5. Right to contest pollRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    ... may be disqualified under Section 23 of the Electoral Decree 2014. Ms Waqavovono was a senior adviser in the Solomon Islands Public Solicitor's Office in 2012, and in 2013, she was in Australia doing her Masters in Law. Section 23(4)(c) of the ...


  6. Hope for dialogueRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    NATIONAL airline Fiji Airways hopes common sense will prevail in the flight ban impasse between Fiji and the Solomon Islands.


  7. Ace in a DayRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Flight Journal

    On the morning of April 7, 1943, American fighter pilots on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands responded to a red alert.


  8. Tonga's first Aged Care programme targets labour shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Matangi Tonga

    ... , regionally and internationally recognized with five campuses in the region including Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.


  9. Foreign Affairs seeks new Belgium ambassadorRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fijilive

    ... profit of $17.2m for the first half-year, from January 1 to June 30. Direct flights between Fiji and Solomon Islands have been suspended following the deciion of the Solomon Islands government to ban Fiji Airways. ... Pope Francis prayed for a ...


  10. UN to fund seven more resource centres for regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fiji Times

    ... representative Welder Mtisi said the agency's Market for Change initiative was being implemented in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. He said the project was based on sound evidence provided in a project piloted in four countries - Fiji, PNG, ...


  11. Catherine to make first solo tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... abroad as a couple was to Canada and California two months later. In 2012, they visited Singapore, Malaysia, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu in celebration of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee, marking her 60 years on the throne. Earlier this year, ...


  12. Happy ending after man stole car with baby in itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Southland Times

    ... Lindsay served as a personal protection officer during the recent royal tour and is being deployed to the Solomon Islands next month for a year to mentor and advise their police. Constable Andrew Crawford was awarded his diploma of workplace ...


  13. Faces of Auckland: Shame about the weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    BETTER LIFE: Crofton Lulu left the Solomon Islands 13 years ago during a time of ethnic tension and came to Auckland, where he warmed immediately to the multicultural society.


  14. Australian LCHs Bid FarwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Marine News

    ... provided an important sea lift capability," he said. "They've been the backbone of many deployments to the Solomon Islands, Bougainville and East Timor. They were there to help Darwin after cyclone Tracy in 1974 and more recently, they assisted ...


  15. Post Your Own ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | InformationWeek

    ... being made on the websites and through other sources. Kenneth Laurion, 85, a Navy combat medic in the Solomon Islands during World War II, suffered a hemorrhagic stroke and spent four days at St. Luke hospital from April 17-21. He recovered from his ...


  16. New deep sea mining technique a threat in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Green Left Weekly

    ... or is applying for the exploration rights to 534,000 square kilometres of the sea floor in PNG, Tonga, the Solomon Islands, Fiji and New Zealand. Already, exploration rights now cover more than 1 million square kilometres of Pacific Ocean floor. The ...


  17. Welcome Home USS Pearl HarborRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

    ... visited the host nations of Samoa, Tonga, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands. In each mission port, embarked personnel conducted mission engagements in the arenas of medical and dental care, veterinary ...


  18. No change in Fiji's soccer rankingsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    FIJI remains on 188th position in the latest FIFA world rankings. The national side is in sixth position in the Oceania region and has not played any international matches since the Oceania Nations Cup in the Solomon Islands and the friendlies against the Fair Play Brazil team in 2012.


  19. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    ... goes diving on the Astrolabe Reef, known as one of the finest dive destinations in the world. Visiting the Solomon Islands, he dives down to the Tao Maron, the most intact of the many World War II shipwrecks that now litter the seas around the ...


  20. Langley's top cop heading for new post in JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Langley Advance

    ... to Cpl. Holly Marks. Photograph By Langley Advance files Supt. Derek Cooke met with officials from the Solomon Islands in May and signed a book of condolences after flooding there. Photograph By Langley Advance files Supt. Derek Cooke met with ...