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Doris Dobbins Lowe
Doris Dobbins Lowe, 88, of Boonville and High Point, NC, passed away at Willowbrook Rehabilitation and Care Center on Sunday, June 16, 2013, after three years of failing health.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
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U.N. puts area of Solomon Islands on list of endangered sites
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Dongwon plans $34m plant in Solomon Islands
South Korean firm Dongwon Industries has proposed the construction of a SBD 250 million tuna cannery and loin factory at Doma, West Guadalcanal, reported the Solomon Star News.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
PM Lilo Meets Japan Vice Minister For Foreign Affa...
Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has met Japans Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs on Friday 14th June 2013 in Honiara.
Corrections service sets regional standard
THE Fiji Corrections Service is moving in a new direction and is a shining example for corrections jurisdictions in other Pacific Island nations, says Solomon Islands Commissioner of Corrections Francis Haisoma.
MSG To Send Mission To Jakarta And West Papua, Ministers Decide
The in-coming chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Mickael Forrest, opening the pre-summit Senior Officials Meeting at Poindimie, New Caledonia, last week before the main conference today and tomorrow.
Things (like gold) are still unexpected in Bougainville
"DURING THE TIME when the Panguna mine was operating, they used to throw the waste here," said Paulus Kikihe, indicating an area of land where people were digging to obtain gold.
UNESCO inscribes East Rennell of Solomon Islands on list of world heritage in danger
The world heritage site of East Rennell has been inscribed on the list of world heritage in danger due to logging that is affecting the ecosystem of the Solomon Islands' world heritage site, according to a UNESCO press statement on Tuesday.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Govt Signs Printing Deal with Pacific Printers
The Government today has signed a printing deal with local firm Pacific Printers Limited as the appointed Government Printer on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government.
Journalists: Increase Reporting On Housing Issues
The Manager of the United Nations Development Programme's Pacific Centre Garry Wiseman made these comments at the opening of a workshop aimed at improving the skills of journalists to increase public awareness on housing rights and urbanization in Melanesia.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Melanesian leaders discuss West Papua bid to join MSG
A GATHERING OF PACIFIC leaders in New Caledonia is this week deciding whether to admit a pro-independence group from Indonesian province of West Papua to the body.
King George Visits North Africa, Reviewing Allied Forces There
First session: September 1, 2009. Last date to add: September 2, 2015. Reading assignment: New York Times articles delivered daily to students on the 70th anniversary of original publication date.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Save the Children Celebrates Volunteers
National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of volunteering in New Zealand.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Latest FemLINKPacific Women, Peace and Human Secur...
Enabling womens access to information, services and decision making spaces is the motivation for the monthly community media network meetings, community radio programme productions, Womens Household Income and Expenditure Surveys as well Enabling women's access to information, services and decision making spaces is the motivation for the monthly ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Solomon Islands Govt Registers Marine Protected Area
The first Solomon Island community to request assistance from OceansWatch to help them manage their marine resources has had their MPA recognised by the Provincial Government.
Letter from Solomon Islands: Stuck in a muddy hell
I had promised my team I would be back by 2pm. "If you're not here I'll look for you on the Vura Track," I told them.
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Radio NZ: Waka in Wellington to celebrate Matariki
A double hulled waka, Te Matau a Maui, is gracing the Wellington harbour as part of nationwide celebrations to mark Matariki .
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sir Frank Joins In Celebration to Mark Temotu Day
The Governor General Sir Frank Kabui has joined leaders and people of Temotu to celebrate the Province's 2nd Appointed Day in Lata Friday last week.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Dr Ross Announces Drop In Malaria Cases
Malaria cases in Solomon Islands have dropped significantly as a result of untiring efforts by the Ministry of Health's National Vector Borne Disease Control Program in the last five years.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
On the hunt for Japanese gold
DAVID MARK: Here's a recent headline from New Zealand: "A hunt for millions of dollars in lost Japanese wartime gold worthy of a thriller movie plot is unfolding in the Solomon Islands."