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Recently-appointed ITF Development Officer for the Pacific-Oceania region, Gary Purcell, made the move from Ireland to Melbourne in 2014 and has a passion for discovering unearthed talent within aspiring tennis players from Fiji, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands, Tahiti, Samoa and Tonga, just to name a ...
The case of a Solomon Island man who allegedly cut off a piece of flesh from his three-year-old son's feet and ate it will appear again in court on January 16. Thomas Nota, 45, is facing charges of cruelty to children, unlawful wounding and physical abuse under the Family Protection Act. The prosecution ...

Solomon Islands police are investigating a fatal accident involving a 65-year-old male person at Bonege beach area in North West Guadalcanal on the night of 01 January 2018. Assistant Commissioner (AC) crime, Ian Vaevaso says, "The accident occurred last night between 8:30pm to 9:00pm."
The Guadalcanal Provincial police during the weekend, (Saturday 30 December & Sunday 31 December) and recorded 405 traffic checks. Guadalcanal Provincial police Operational Commander (Ops Commander), Superintendent John Koloni says, "On 30 December 2017, my Traffic officers attended two ...
Solomon Islands police in Kirakira have arrested three teenagers, two female and one male, for illegal brewing of homebrew in Ugi Island, Makira Ulawa Province on 29 December 2017. The trio have been arrested and charge for the alleged offence of restriction of brewing liquor. the suspects have been ...
The US Geological Survey has reported an earthquake near the coast of the Solomon Islands, no tsunami alert has been declared, APA reports quoting sputniknews. ... The Solomon Islands are located in a seismically active zone known as the Ring of Fire and regularly suffer from powerful earthquakes.

Solomon Islands and 34 other countries abstained from the United Nations General Assembly vote for the United States to withdraw its controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The UN General Assembly voted 128-9 on Thursday in favour of the resolution to declare the US decision ...
The dusty streets of Honiara are bustling. Once ravaged by militia fighting, 14 years of peacekeeping by the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands now sees men, women and children at markets, schools and shops, confident and free. But the future of the vast archipelago of rainforest-covered ...
A masterpiece of Solomon Islands boat design, adorned with hand-cut white shells embedded in dark resin, built for stealthy and fast movement through still water. Tree branch seats for up to 22 warriors who kept their clubs and spears by their sides as they paddled. The canoe was made of timber from the ...
Remote and truly beautiful, the Solomon Islands is a diver's dream destination. Part of the Coral Triangle with a staggering diversity of marine species, coral and dive sites, it remains one of the least dived areas of the world. Consistently great visibility and year-around water temperature of 28-30° C (80-86° F) means divers ...
The Solomon Islands biosecurity department is deploying teams around the country to try and contain the spread of the coconut rhinocerous beetle. The division's director, Francis Tsatsia, says sightings of the beetle have been reported across the country. The beetle bores into the crown of the palm tree to ...
Authorities in Solomon Islands are trying to ascertain the extent of damage after flooding across Guadalcanal this week. There are reports that 37,000 people in rural Guadalcanal have either lost houses or food gardens. Photo: AFP / World Vision. The director of the National disaster Management Office, ...
Solomon Islands police have condemned a juvenile suspect who rapped a 2-year-old victim at Kaibia in Central Honiara, on the 16 December 2017. It was alleged the victim was playing with her sister when a 17 year-old male approached and took her to the kitchen behind the main victim's parent's house and sexually ...
We're on Lubaria Island in the Solomon Islands' Western Province. During World War II, the island was used as a base for the US Navy's fleet ...
Figures released by the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office show a total of 2,397 international travellers visited Solomon Islands in ...
The Prime Minister Hon. Rick Hou in a group photo with the 14 new Ministers after the swearing in ceremony at the government House.
After 17 years of foreign ownership and a checkered environmental history, the Solomon Islands' Gold Ridge mine is now being led by a local ...

In the Solomon Islands - as in many island nations of the Pacific - churches wield huge influence in people's lives, both as community leaders ...
police and fisheries officials in Solomon Islands are urging the public to restrain from the illegal activity of trapping dolphins for export.
Members of Parliament elected Rick Houenipwela, MP for Small Malaita, as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands in a 33-16 vote in Parliament.
The situation in the Manus Island detention centre remains tense, with approximately 400 refugees refusing to leave. New Zealand's Prime ...
Now or never: this has to be the theme for the election of the new Prime Minister tomorrow. If our MPs do not get it right this time; if they don't ...
Solomon Islands prime minister has been removed in a vote of no confidence after the controversial deferral of long-awaited anti-corruption ...
... peak of the wet season in January, February and March, according to David Hiriasia, director of the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service.
SIBC Online traveled along the at-times treacherous North Road to the gorgeous Lau Lagoon, North Malaita, last week. Check out our picture ...
President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) scheduled visit to the Solomon Islands today will not be affected, despite threats of a vote of no confidence ...
A change of government is likely on the horizon for the Solomon Islands after several MPs changed allegiance. The Saga unfolded on Saturday ...
Tikopia, Anuta and Duff Islands have been experiencing an on-going critical food shortage after cyclone Donna damaged root crops in early ...
Miss Solomon Islands 2017 Emily Chan in tears after she was ... The new Miss Solomon Islands was crowned last Saturday night and she is ...
Tsai will visit the Marshall and Solomon Islands along with Tuvalu while transiting through Hawaii and the U.S. territory of Guam. The three are ...
A volcano erupted in the Solomon Islands causing showers of ash falling to the ground. Residents were warned to stay indoors on Monday as ...
Manhunt continues for armed robbers in Solomon Islands ... The Solomon Islands police are looking for two men accused of carrying out an ...
The Taiwanese ambassador to Solomon Islands, Roger Luo, told the audience that leading Taiwanese solar manufacturer, Speedtech, would ...
Zaza Bedford is from Munda, Western Province and New Zealand and is part of the Dive Munda scuba diving centre. The 19-year-old qualified ...
Zaza Bedford, 19, from Munda Western Province and New Zealand, is a dive guide for Dive Munda in Western Province. She made history over ...
corruption in Solomon Islands 'a huge problem' ... Numapo said corruption was not only spreading rapidly through Solomon Islands society but ...
The inhabitants of Lau Lagoon in Solomon Islands have lived in harmony with nature for generations. Now their entire way of life is vanishing ...
On behalf of the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society, the IFRC would like to thank the Canadian Red Cross/Canadian government for the ...
The Elusive Giant Coconut-Cracking Rat of the Solomon Islands ... Locals living on the island of Vangunu in the Solomon Islands sing songs ...
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ms. Alison Stuart visited the Solomon Islands during September 19-28 to hold discussions ...
The oversized, tree-dwelling, nut-gnawing rat lives in the Solomon Islands. Finding them, the scientists who discovered them say, has proved ...
The Solomon Islands Director of Public Prosecution, Ronald Bei Talasasa says the country does not have any existing laws to prosecute ...
Hou (the surname by which he is more readily known) replaces Manasseh Sogavare, who was removed in a motion of no confidence on 6 ...
... Lab school recently ended its eight-month odyssey -- one that began in the South Pacific and ended up just north of the Solomon Islands.
Emma Garo, a former public solicitor who served as Magistrate and Deputy Chief Magistrate in the Honiara Central Magistrate Court, was ...
... identified three pockets potentially containing high-grade bauxite ore at its South West New Georgia Bauxite Project in the Solomon Islands.
The Bills and Legislation Committee have invited the Forum Solomon Islands International interim committee to make a submission on the ...
The new ambassador of the Solomon Islands to the United States, Robert Sisilo, presented his credentials to President Donald Trump on July ...
Coconut and palm oil producers in Solomon Islands say their industry is in crisis as the coconut rhinoceros beetle continues to devastate their ...
A warrant of arrest has been issued for a Solomon Islands' minister after he failed to appear in court to face charges of conversion. No caption.


 

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