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Posted on 14 July 2018 | 7:14 am
Shaping the next 40 years for Solomon
Solomon Islands Broadcasting CorporationShaping the next 40 years for Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Broadcasting CorporationIt could mean the closure of SolTuna, the demise of Noro township and the death nell on the prospects of Bina being developed as the second tuna processing hub for Solomon Islands. It is somewhat ironic that we should approach a period of time of our ...
Posted on 12 July 2018 | 4:37 pm
Huawei shut out from Pacific internet cable
CRN AustraliaHuawei shut out from Pacific internet cable scheme as PNG, Solomon Islands sign onCRN AustraliaPacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies to lay the links itself. The pact comes ...PM confident with cable dealSolomon StarUndersea Cable Project EndorsedSolomon Times Onlineall 13 news articles »
Posted on 12 July 2018 | 2:01 pm
SIBC Podcasts: Solomon Islands' transition
Solomon Islands Broadcasting CorporationSIBC Podcasts: Solomon Islands' transition to IndependenceSolomon Islands Broadcasting CorporationSolomon Islands this year commemorated its 40 years of Independence. The country was under British colonial rule for 85 years until it gained independence in 1978. SIBC spoke to a number of former politicians including Sir Paul Tovua and Sir Francis ...
Posted on 11 July 2018 | 5:32 pm
Australia, Solomon Islands, PNG sign
ABC NewsAustralia, Solomon Islands, PNG sign undersea cable deal amid criticism from ChinaABC NewsThe leaders of Australia, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea have marked the start of a project to lay an undersea internet cable between the three countries amid criticism from China that Australia is trying to contain its influence in the region.
Posted on 11 July 2018 | 12:46 pm
Late Portland man’s WWII story shared in
Solomon Islands News
During the war, Zanghi, a Portland native, served aboard the USS O'Bannon, a naval destroyer. On April 5, 1943, the vessel was cruising near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific and made radar contact with a Japanese submarine. Initially, the plan was to ram ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:42 am
Emerging Industrial Power Rises From Aid
Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Cameroon, Cambodia, Colombia, DRC, Paraguay, Pakistan, Peru, and the Philippines. In 2014, Korea’s net ODA amounted to 1.85 billion dollars, ranking 16th in volume among ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:15 am
India reaches into the South Pacific to
The Pacific Islands present were Fiji, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Eleven of the tiny island nations were represented by their heads of state ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:26 am
The Bit In Between is a rom-com read with an
To tell you exactly how would spoil the early pages of this book. After deciding to follow him to the Solomon Islands, Alison finds herself questioning what she is doing and wondering about the man with whom she shares her life. It all sounds a bit rom-com ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:00 am
Abbott is cutting Australia adrift from what
China is capping its emissions by 2030 for the same reason. Australia's decade-long Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands was expensive but a worthwhile. By building the local government's capacity to deliver services, we helped build livelihoods ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:26 pm