Solomon Islands

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Solomon Islands PM survives no-confidence vote after weeks of protest
Manasseh Sogavare defends switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China

Georgina Kekea in Honiara

06, Dec, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Can the tourism industry survive the climate crisis?
From the Solomon Islands to Denali national park, how five communities reliant on tourism are coping as climate change upends their industry

Emma Pattee and Rita Liu

02, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Solomon Islands unrest: three bodies found in burnt-out building
The badly burnt victims were discovered in a building in Chinatown in Honiara after days of rioting

Charley Piringi and agencies

27, Nov, 2021 @4:49 AM

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Parliament building and police station burned down during protests in Solomon Islands
Police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters demanding the prime minister step down, amid reports of looting

Georgina Kekea in Honiara

24, Nov, 2021 @7:56 AM

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Some Pacific countries will take years to vaccinate 50% of adult population, modelling shows
Predictions from Lowy Institute indicate Papua New Guinea will take five years to vaccinate just a third of its population

Kate Lyons Pacific editor

21, Nov, 2021 @11:30 AM

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One-third of people in Pacific paid a bribe in the last year, says corruption report
Survey of more than 6,000 people by Transparency International is the most comprehensive look at corruption in the region to date

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Nov, 2021 @1:13 AM

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Cop26: Pacific delegates condemn ‘monumental failure’ that leaves islands in peril
Representatives particularly disappointed by softened language on coal and a lack of funding to pay for loss and damages

Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson

15, Nov, 2021 @4:14 AM

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Mining operation allegedly owes millions in taxes and royalties in Solomon Islands
Asia Pacific Investment Development and its subcontractor have also allegedly failed to rehabilitate land affected by bauxite mining

Charley Piringi in Honiara

10, Nov, 2021 @2:34 AM

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Child stunting from malnutrition could increase in Pacific in wake of Covid, experts warn
World Vision report says widespread loss of income and families having fewer meals are seriously affecting children’s health

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘It was a nice break from everything’: two men rescued after 29 days lost at sea
Surviving on oranges they’d packed, coconuts from the sea and rainwater they collected, they floated about 400km in the Solomon Sea before being rescued

Joshua Mcdonald

08, Oct, 2021 @4:33 AM

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The little island that won: how a tiny Pacific community fought off a giant mining company
A proposal to mine 60% of Wagina for bauxite was met with outrage by locals and became a landmark case in Solomon Islands

Dorothy Wickham in Wagina, and Ben Doherty

06, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Lush forests laid to waste: how Pacific Islands got hooked on logging
The timber industry in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has brought money and jobs – but also pollution, environmental devastation and food insecurity

Jeremy Gwao in Naórua, Josh Nicholas and Kate Lyons

31, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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