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  1. Solomon Islands Spirits market: New market data releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Spirits consumption trends in Solomon Islands, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together Canadeans research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall spirits sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.


  2. Solomon Islands introduces cigarette packet warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    "These graphic health warnings will deter our younger generation to reduce smoking," said Dr Geoff Kenilorea, from the ministry of health. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 40 per cent of the Solomon Islands population are current tobacco smokers.


  3. NZ's Duncan Hardie Group seeks Solomon Island oilRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The state-owned Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation says the Duncan Hardie Group had lodged the application during the term of the previous just defeated government. Hardie Resources CEO Al Richardson in Wellington confirmed their role, saying the applicant was Solomon Seas Ltd, a Singaporean registered company with ownership being within the wider Hardie Group.


  4. Digger finds the missing piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The former sapper had spent six years as a combat engineer in East Timor, the Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Iraq. He saw things that would stay with him for the rest of his life, but he believed in his mission, he was there with his mates and they were all in it together.


  5. Husband and wife team win coveted tuna toss finals at Tunarama FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | ABC News

    ... ay and finals completed on the Sunday. Competitors travelled from as far as Canada, Paris, Prague, Japan and Solomon Islands for a chance to take out the title.


  6. 2015 Ofc U-17 Championship Semi-Finals PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Samoa News

    ... Samoa and 9-0 against Tonga. The important moment in the race for the semi-finals was the 2-1 win over Solomon Islands which secured their qualification for the knock-out stage. Coach Etienne Mermer has high hopes prolific striker Sylvain Worworbu ...


  7. Jack Londona s a Adventurea offered in silent auction in RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... is a tale of a young plantation owner, Sheldon, who finds himself alone on one of the Solomon Islands. A spunky American woman gets shipwrecked off the island and comes to stay for a bit. Harassed by cannibals, warriors, greed, corruption and this ...


  8. 6.8-magnitude quake off Vanuatu, no tsunami threat: USGSRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Nation

    ... Pacific island was in July. It had a magnitude of 6.3 and was 114 kilometres deep. In 2013 the neighbouring Solomon Islands were hit by a tsunami after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake rattled the region. That tsunami left at least 10 people dead, ...


  9. Calls for the Solomon Islands to address corruptionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC News

    The Solomon Islands' Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer has called on the country's government to address reports of internal corruption, and to ensure new appointments do not go to 'cronies and relatives' of those in power. The comments come in the wake of audit reports which show there are tens of millions of dollars of government money unaccounted for.


  10. Solomon Islands chief justice urges action on corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC News

    Solomon Islands' chief justice has called on the newly-elected government of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare to tackle corruption and halt the appointment of "cronies" to top jobs. In a speech to mark the opening of the legal year, Sir Albert Palmer said the High Court would make corruption one of its priorities for 2015 and he called on the government to get its house in order.


  11. Strict regulations followedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Fiji Times

    ... the Quarantine Regulation says that any aircraft which has left or called at any place in the New Hebrides, Solomon Islands or New Guinea or any port or place in Australia north of the latitude of Brisbane, shall, prior to entering a port of entry, ...


  12. Deserved reward: Marlene selected for Commonwealth writersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Asopa People

    ... her talent and enterprise, she has been invited to join writers from Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu at an all-expenses paid five-day prose writers' workshop in Fiji in late February. Funded by the ...


  13. Gutmann sets billion dollar financial aid goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    The Chicago Cubs, a round trip to the moon and the Solomon Islands - all things Penn could buy by 2020 with the money it will raise for financial aid. Following the Making History Campaign's unprecedented fundraising success, Penn President Amy Gutmann recently announced the University's intention to raise one billion dollars for financial aid by 2020.


  14. Tonga defeats American Samoa 2 - " 0Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Matangi Tonga

    ... streak of heavy losses which included a 13 - 0 loss to Tahiti, 9- 0 loss to Vanuatu and a 10 - 1 loss to the Solomon Islands.


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    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Washington Post

    ... the countries omitted are understandable - there was probably little reason for a president to mention the Solomon Islands - but others may come as a surprise. European nations such as Ireland and Belgium have never been mentioned. The United Arab ...


  16. Pacific Islands Call for New Thinking to Implement Post-2015 Development GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Inter Press Service

    ... to addressing population growth across the region. Credit: Catherine Wilson/IPS Customary landowners in the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, both rainforest nations in the Southwest Pacific Islands, are suffering the environmental and social ...


  17. Port of Cebu exceeds target, collects P13BRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Sun-Star

    ... Collector Gerry Campo. The Sub-Port of Dumaguete usually caters to the importation of coconut copra from Solomon Islands, while the Sub-Port of Mactan covers importation that pass through Mactan Cebu International Airport. Abarintos said the total ...


  18. Tonga U17 outclassed by Vanuatu and TahitiRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Matangi Tonga

    The Tongans were also held pointless by Vanuatu 9 - 0 last Friday and two days prior lost to the Solomon Islands in their opening match 10 - 1. The team will play their last game against home-side American Samoa who have also suffered similar defeats, tomorrow January 20.


  19. Playing a more beautiful gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Nelson Mail

    ... in South America." Unlike in football, New Zealand is not the best team in Oceania. That tag lies with the Solomon Islands while Tahiti and New Caledonia are also strong. Vaughan believed New Zealand could beat someone like England, "I'd say we'd ...


  20. FCF, Largest Tuna Supplier in Western Pacific, Signs Agreement to...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... include: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu. Together, they control the world's largest sustainable tuna purse seine fishery, supplying 50 percent of the world's ...