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25 min ago | Belleville News Democrat

Answer Man: What can you tell me about the Battle of Tassafaronga?

My Great-Uncle Glen Miller was a bosun aboard the USS New Orleans during World War II.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Military, US Navy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Faces of Auckland: Shame about the weather

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.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Oceania, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Green Left Weekly

New deep sea mining technique a threat in the Pacific

Australian mining company Nautilus has an exploration licence for Solwara 1, a site on the Bismark Sea floor off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fiji Times

No change in Fiji's soccer rankings

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.

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Related Topix: Oceania

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Beth Greener and Anna Powles: NZ must leave trenches if serious about UN role

The future of New Zealand peacekeeping is under increasing scrutiny as it bids for a seat on the United Nations Security Council at the end of a decade of peace support operations in Afghanistan, Timor Leste and the Solomon Islands.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Channelnewsasia.com

Two moderate quakes hit Solomon Islands

Two earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.3 and 5.1 struck off the Solomon Islands early Thursday, US geologists said.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Geology, Science

NEWS.com.au

Aussie pollies to mentor Pacific sisters

RHODA Sikilabu, a female political candidate from the Solomon Islands, shadowed federal parliament's former Speaker and her volunteer team in the lead-up to last September's federal poll.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Matangi Tonga

Health ministers want tobacco-free Pacific by 2025

The "Tobacco Free Pacific 2025" campaign was launched at the Joint Forum Economic and Pacific Health Ministers Meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands on Friday 11 July, by Dr Shin Young-soo , Tuiloma Neroni Slade and Dr Colin Tukuitonga .

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Fiji Times

Solomon Airlines apologises

Update: 11:05AM THE national carrier of the Solomon Islands, Solomon Airlines, is doing its utmost best to assist passengers affected by the ban imposed on the Honiara-Fiji flights.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Fiji Times

Currency smuggling trend

The largest case recorded by the FIU and border officials in 2013 involved a combined $76,648.58 in assorted currencies that were not declared by two inbound passengers from the Solomon Islands.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cellular News

Vodafone Partners with Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Based Network

Vodafone has announced the formation of a new Partner Market agreement in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands with the local mobile network, Bmobile.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Inter Press Service

Putting Population Management in Pacific Women's Hands

This is part of a series of special stories on world population and challenges to the Sustainable Development Goals on the occasion of World Population Day on July 11. Pacific Island nations say empowering women is the key to addressing population growth across the region.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania

Live Charts

Vodafone to expand into Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

Telecoms behemoth Vodafone has signed a new partnership deal with Bemobile, which will become its exclusive partner in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Axed flight leaves Kiwi stranded for two days

Fiji Airways chief executive Stefan Pichler said yesterday the affected passengers were transferred on to alternative flights as soon as possible.

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Related Topix: Fiji, Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Theatre group tackles Pacific's last taboo

A Wellington theatre company has assembled a cast of female actors to break down some of the most entrenched taboos in Melanesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Military Appreciation Night at the Greeley Stampede Brings Out the Best of the Best

The Greeley Stampede has delivered once again on a stellar run so far but tonight, it's Military Appreciation Night , and sure to be a crowd favorite for many.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

State Department

Secretary's Remarks: Solomon Islands Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I send my warmest wishes to the people of Solomon Islands as you celebrate the 36th anniversary of your nation's independence on July 7. Our two countries have a long friendship, forged in battle, which has only been strengthened through our strong cooperation since our ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Scoop

Greater Employment Challenges Loom in the Pacific

Economies across the Pacific region will face rising challenges in generating needed jobs for their rapidly growing working-age populations in coming years, according to the Asian Development Bank's latest Pacific Economic Monitor launched today.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

ABC News

Volcano could power Solomon Islands capital

An Australian company is hoping it can use thermal power from a Solomon Islands volcano to provide electricity to the country's capital, Honiara.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Energy

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

Solomon Islands : Adb s loan agreements to bolster energy access in Solomon Islands

The agreements will help the government to bolster energy access and renewable energy generation in Auki, the capital of Malaita province.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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