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  1. A Gallery of Passports from around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Neatorama

    ... United States and United Kingdom rest at the top with 147. The bottom tier is a tie between South Sudan, the Solomon Islands, the Palestinian territories, Sao Tome and Principe, and Myanmar at 28.

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  2. Studying how species evolveRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Biology News Net

    ... for academic and nonprofit clients, wanted to produce a film on the research Uy was conducting in the Solomon Islands. It wasn't so much the idea of participating in the project that intrigued the University of Miami researcher as it was the fact ...

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  3. Suva defeats Western UnitedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:37PM SUVA defeated Western United of Solomon Islands 3-1 in its last match of the 2015 Fiji Airways Oceania Football Confederation Champions League today. The Suva side took the lead in the 36th minute of play through Adrian Medina in front of the home crowd at ANZ Stadium.

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  4. Des's war - 95 year-old Poppy Day collector's untold storyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... he Leander was part of a task group which encountered the Japanese cruiser Jintsu and five destroyers in the Solomon Islands. In the ensuing battle Jintsu was sunk and three Allied

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  5. Charities forced to cut international aid ahead of budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... take a hit include domestic violence, education and health projects in Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. "We've already had the sad duty of advising communities that we can't fund certain programs," Mr Wishart said. "For example ...

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  6. Sprightly veteran, 95, does roaring trade selling poppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... also responsible for sinking two enemy ships. When the Leander was torpedoed by a Japanese destroyer off the Solomon Islands in July 1943, 26 crew were killed. Mr Price survived and he was tasked with getting into a damaged boiler room, as other ...

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  7. ROC passport ranked 28th in passport power indexRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... passports with a passport power rank of 80 and visa-free access to only 28 countries were those of the Solomon Islands, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe and the Palestinian Territories. In the Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index ...

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  8. Our Telekom now live on O3b's networkRead the original story

    Yesterday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Channel Islands-based satellite broadband provider O3b Networks has announced that Solomon Telekom Company Limited is now live on its network, making it the eleventh market in the Pacific region to deploy the satellite operator's service. In a press release O3b Networks confirmed that Our Telekom is now deploying O3b as its backhaul provider from the Solomon Islands to the internet as it rolls out high speed, low latency internet services to the capital city, Honiara.

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  9. Tradition spanning generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    ... He spent his Army career posted to the 1st Armoured Regiment at Robertson Barracks and he deployed to the Solomon Islands in 2006 on a peace keeping mission. "We were over there for about six or seven months working with the Australian Federal ...

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  10. Medium contacts GoMo News over missing MH370 airlinerRead the original story

    Thursday | GoMo News

    ... 777 will be found just off the east coast of Mania Island which forms part of the Short land Islands and Solomon Islands group. The missing plane will be found on the 156 longitude in the bay east of Mania Island, which defies all other calculations ...

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  11. Philippines ranks 57th in 'passport power'Read the original story

    Thursday | ABS-CBN News

    ... and the Netherlands in Rank 4 with 143 countries; and Switzerland in Rank 5 with 142 countries. The Solomon Islands, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe and Palestinian Territories are ranked last at 80 with access to only 28 countries ...

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  12. Local doctor shares skillsRead the original story

    Thursday | South Coast Register

    ... very first courses was in Mollymook - and New Zealand, teams also go to Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. "Ideally we'll do more courses overseas, but that will depend on local funding and sometimes financial support from ...

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  13. Slide Show: Which passports are the best (and worst) to have?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MarketWatch

    ... are five nations, each with just 28 easy-travel destinations. These are the Pacific Ocean nation of the Solomon Islands, the fellow island republic of SA o TomA and Principe, and the newly formed state of South Sudan, as well as the ...

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  14. Wonkblog: A ranking of the world's 'most powerful' passportsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    ... Federation 35th, and China 45th. The least desirable passports according to this ranking are from the Solomon Islands, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe and the Palestinian Territories. They rank in 80th place, giving access to just 20 ...

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  15. Solomon Islands: Fourth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility...Read the original story

    Wednesday | International Monetary Fund

    KEY ISSUES Recent Developments and Outlook. Solomon Islands held its parliamentary elections on November 19, 2014 and elected a new government led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, representing the Democratic Coalition for Change.

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  16. New Zealand link to hardline forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... ain access to information. March 15: Pacific spying includes targeted surveillance on leaders, with the then-Solomon Islands Prime Minister and inner circle targeted for email harvesting.

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  17. A ranking of the worlda s a most powerfula passportsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    ... Federation 35th, and China 45th. The least desirable passports according to this ranking are from the Solomon Islands, Myanmar, South Sudan, Sao Tome and Principe and the Palestinian Territories. They rank in 80th place, giving access to just 20 ...

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  18. Remote Communities Gather to Review 2 Years of Tea...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Scoop

    Travelling for up to a day in open boats exposed to rain and wind, community leaders from across Choiseul Province in the Solomon Islands gathered to discuss the progress of a partnership that has become a model for the Pacific Region. Travelling for up to a day in open boats exposed to rain and wind, community leaders from across Choiseul Province in the Solomon Islands gathered to discuss the progress of a partnership that has become a model for the Pacific Region.

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  19. Nautilus targets 2018 undersea production at SolwaraRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Northern Miner

    ... later this year, as it announced a contract for a seafloor program on its wholly-owned portfolio in the Solomon Islands. The goal is to define SMS targets using efficient multi-beam echo sounder and plume hunting techniques. Plume hunting is a ...

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  20. Bra-vo! project donates bras to disadvantaged womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Dominion Post

    ... sent more than 480,000 bras to women in New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Tonga, Solomon Islands, the Philippines, Bali, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Northern Territory since 2005. Some women get an infection called interigo, a ...

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