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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:22:53 GMT
ADB helping build USP campus in Honiara  -  Pasifik News
THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) have signed loan and grant agreements to fund construction of a new USP Honiara Campus, to boost access to quality higher education. The Solomon Islands Government is ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:37:18 GMT
USP-ADB signs loan agreement  -  Fiji Times
Representatives for the signing of the loan documents included USP vice chancellor and president Professor Rajesh Chandra, ADB's Regional Director South Pacific Sub-regional Office Robert Jauncey, and Solomon Islands Minister of Education and Human ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:32:06 GMT
Final Squad revealed Interesting omissions  -  Solomon Star
The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has revealed the names of 18 football players who will form the national men's senior football team to represent the country in the first match of the third stage of the World Cup Qualifiers. The 18 men ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:32:06 GMT
Nurses forum in Honiara  -  Solomon Star
Prime Minister Sogavare mentioned in his address the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Nursing School and Degree Programme which he said has a credible standing amongst similar institutions in the south pacific region but excluding Australia ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:32:06 GMT
Volleyball team returns with pride  -  Solomon Star
It was an emotional moment following the arrival of the Women and men's volleyball national volleyball teams who returned Tuesday with a bronze medal after defeating Cook Islands in the Oceania women volleyball zonal championship. A small crowd of ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:32:06 GMT
Reply to Sterry Lenny: Skyline vs LEMCO  -  Solomon Star
Not the Russell Islands. Sterry, as a former police officer, you know very well that the RIPEL saga was allowed to become as you say it; the greatest economic liability and blunder, due mainly to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force reluctance to ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:29:50 GMT
Faith based groups share views on Family Bill  -  Solomon Star
The groups, which included Family Support Centre, Christian Care Centre, and Solomon Islands Christian Association, thought there should be a board in the Act to advice the director to avoid dictating the role. Anika Kingmele, National Child Protection ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:26:17 GMT
Commander PPF takes RSIPF's deputy post  -  Solomon Star
The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force Commander (CPPF), John Tanti has taken his oath before the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Commissioner Frank Prendergast at Rove Police ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 04:07:45 GMT

Jakarta diplomacy odd and backwards, ULMWP  -  Radio New Zealand
Left to right: Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai; Solomon Islands Prime Minsister Manasseh Sogavare; Tonga Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva; Nauru President Baron Waqa; Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine; Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:21:37 GMT

New research will create a 21st-century tally of biodiversity in Southwest Pacific  -  Phys.Org
The Solomon Islands in the southwest Pacific are best known as a locale for some of the most intense fighting of the Second World War, including the bloody Battle of Guadalcanal. But for nearly a century, the rich biodiversity of the islands has been ...