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Wednesday 22 November 2023
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
Tonga Table Tennis' para team, Siaosi Vaka, Luani Moekakiola and Meleane Falemaka won a total of five bronze medals at the ITTF-Oceania Para Championships.
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Wednesday 15 November 2023

Honiara, Solomon Islands
Australia is supporting Solomon Islands to host a safe and successful 2023 Pacific Games through a $17 million Pacific Games Partnership and additional personnel deployments, made at the request of the Solomon Islands Government.
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Tuesday 14 November 2023
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
A team of New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) personnel, accompanied by two Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) NH90 helicopters, has landed in Honiara to assist the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) as the nation gets ready to host the 17th Pacific Games.
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Friday 3 November 2023
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
TASANOC - the Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee, received a $600,000 pa'anga cheque from the Tonga government, yesterday 2 November, to fund the national teams going to regional competitions. The Pacific Games and SOL2023, are coming up from 19 November – 2 December in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Friday 9 June 2023
Ocean day

Suva, Fiji
Pacific journalists were acknowledged in a 'Pasifika Environews Awards' for their exemplary reporting on environment, ocean and climate change, during a World Ocean Day celebration on 8 June.
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Friday 10 March 2023
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Manila, Philippines
USD$38 million in contingent disaster financing has been approved to help Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Tonga respond to disasters caused by natural hazards and health emergencies from the Asian Development Bank.
Sunday 28 November 2021
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Melbourne, Australia
New York Times Reporting by Yan Zhuang: After days of riots in the Solomon Islands during which protesters called for Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to resign, set buildings ablaze and looted stores, authorities on Saturday said they had found the bodies of three people in a burned-out building of a store in the Chinatown district. They are the first reported deaths after days of violent protests in Honiara, the nation’s capital. Australia sent around 100 police officers and soldiers Thursday and Friday to help stabilize the situation, and Papua New Guinea sent 35 police and correctional service personnel Friday.
Thursday 26 August 2021

Majuro, Marshall Islands
A proposal to decarbonise the shipping sector by 2050, was submitted by the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, and the Solomon Islands to the UN’s International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the body responsible for regulating international shipping. Tonga’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom supported the proposal.
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Wednesday 11 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen people are now in managed quarantine in Samoa, after a CoViD-19 infected container ship passed through Apia on the weekend. Meanwhile, Vanuatu has recorded its first CoViD-19 case, and Solomon Islands has seen more COVID cases arriving.
Tuesday 26 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Charles, paid a visit to the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) during his first trip to Honiara, Solomon Islands on 25 November.
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Thursday 21 November 2019

Suva, Fiji
Children in the Pacific region and millions more around the world celebrated World Children’s Day yesterday, 20 November, marking the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC30). A new report released this week addresses age-old and new threats affecting children in the Pacific.
Monday 10 June 2019

Bangkok, Thailand
After decades as an unconsidered backwater, the South Pacific Islands have become a strategic frontline in a multi-nation contest for power and influence in Greater Asia. A report this week by the British-based global risk assessment company, Oxford Analytica, says China has four objectives in extending its reach into the South Pacific. By Jonathan Manthorpe.
Tuesday 15 August 2017

Honiara, Solomon Islands
In the Pacific region many of the natural disasters experienced are related to water and climate, Hon. Samuel Manetoali told the opening meeting of the Pacific Meteorological Council on August 14 in the Solomon Islands, saying "We are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change... and climate variability". By Linny Folau in Honiara.
Monday 3 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Police's final contingent to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) returned to Tonga when the 14-years regional peacekeeping mission ended on 30 June in Honiara.
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Tuesday 3 January 2017
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Emergency response efforts to earthquake affected communities in Solomon Islands, Makira province, are continuing to be supported by UNICEF, with the provision of education, water and hygiene supplies, following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in early December 2016.
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Friday 24 June 2016

Nadi, Fiji
A three-year initiative, involving education ministries in Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands, to improve education quality by increasing literacy and numeracy levels of students in the Pacific region, was discussed when education leaders from the three countries met in Fiji this week.
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
Suva, Fiji
The new Pacific Ecosystem Based Adaptation to Climate Change project (PEBACC) has set up an office in Suva, Fiji.
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Tuesday 8 December 2015
Paris, France
Before it has even been agreed upon, the world is already failing the current proposal for the new Climate Change agreement to reduce global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. While the Pacific islands call for the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees, the reality is the combination of all national pledges now on the table takes it to over 3 degrees Celsius. - SPREP
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Thursday 15 January 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The under-17 Tongan men’s football team was no match for the Solomon Islands, and were defeated ten points to one at the 2015 Oceania Football Confederation U-17 (OFC) Championship yesterday in American Samoa.
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Thursday 20 November 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific is tied with the Sub- Saharan Africa region as having the lowest level of improved sanitation coverage in the world, it was noted yesterday, 19 November, on the United Nation's second "World Toilet Day".
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