Solomon Islands Regional News - Solomon Star News

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  • 27
  • Aug

A national university has celebrated 19 years of its existence and service to higher education.

  • 26
  • Aug

SUVA, (IUCN) - Three new countries have recently participated in the initiated International Union of Conservation for Nature Oceania Regional Office (IUCN ORO) Energy projects, as it continues to make positive impacts to the livelihoods of pacific countries.

  • 26
  • Aug

NADI, (CTA) - A regional workshop to identify alternative scenarios for development of the Pacific food chain system under climate change  is currently taking place in Nadi, Fiji.

  • 26
  • Aug

NUKU’ALOFA, (ADB) - Tongan businesses and government agencies have embraced an opportunity to build the leadership potential of their female staff through participation in an Asian Development Bank (ADB) international training and mentoring project.

  • 25
  • Aug

WELLINGTON, (RNZI) - Climate forecasters are warning Pacific countries to make long-term preparations for what looks to be one of the worst El Niño events in many years.

  • 24
  • Aug

Port Moresby (The National) -  FARMERS in Chimbu have taken measures to help their communities overcome the current dry weather in the province.

  • 24
  • Aug

Suva (Fiji Times) - A SERIES of key trade meetings will be held this week in Nadi by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 24
  • Aug

JAIPUR, (AFP) - Two of the world's most vulnerable low-lying island nations, Kiribati and Tuvalu, have said failure at upcoming climate talks in Paris is not an option as rising sea levels threaten their very existence.

  • 22
  • Aug

More than 25 regional financial supervisors and experts will be in Honiara next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC).

  • 22
  • Aug

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Visa on arrival for Australian tourists should be ready by October and the paper work is still in its policy stages, Papua New Guinea National Planning Minister Charles Abel has announced.

  • 19
  • Aug

(UNDP) – Over 30 journalists from Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu recently participated in a two-day workshop on the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Awareness Training for Pacific Media in Tonga.

  • 18
  • Aug

Organisers of the biennial Pacific Microfinance week are pleased to announce that the head of the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) will be visiting Honiara in September.

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