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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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Tuesday 14 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tongan police officers left Tonga for Canberra this week to undergo training before their one-year deployment to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands in November.
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Monday 18 August 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii
After visiting Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on August 14 expressed his concern over the effects of Climate Change on Pacific Islands.
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Tuesday 10 June 2014
Suva, Fiji
Development partners are being asked to channel Aid for Trade resources through a regional trade and development facility that now has ten Pacific Islands as signatories.
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Monday 5 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A regional cold storage facility for vaccines has been established in Nadi, Fiji, donated by the New Zealand Government.
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Friday 7 March 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The European Commission last week has announced that free-visa travel will soon be granted for nationals from 19 third-world countries, including ten Pacific Island countries.
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Tuesday 30 July 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s 13th and final military contingent deployed to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) returned to Tonga on Monday, July 29. RAMSI marked its 10th year anniversary last week in Honiara ending the military component of the mission from Participating Forces.
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Wednesday 5 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Police 11th Contingent of five Senior Police Constables deployed to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) returned home on 4 December, after completing a one-year mission that included protecting the Solomon Islands Prime Minister and assisting local police.
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Monday 28 February 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 10th military contingent has deployed to the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands RAMSI, leaving Tonga on Friday, February 25.
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Tuesday 17 June 2008
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The Commander of RAMSI's Participating Police Force, Denis McDermott and the mission's most senior Pacific Island representative, assistant Special Coordinator, Mataiasi Lomaloma today travelled to Malaita with the Solomon Islands Police Commissioner, Peter Marshall to attend the funeral of the late Hilda Ilabae.
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Thursday 24 May 2007
Honiara, Solomon Islands
The immunities granted to RAMSI do not give personnel the authority to break the law, RAMSI Special Coordinator, Tim George told regional journalists today.
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Friday 23 June 2006
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands was one of the countries that voted with Japan on the pro-whaling debate which won a majority vote over the last couple of days. Sadly, again, the Minister of Fisheries for Solomon Islands, Mr. Nollen Leni went against his government and cabinet's decision to abstain from voting, disobeying a cabinet directive and he is yet to face the consequences when he comes back here in a few days time. - M. Havea
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Thursday 5 August 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's second military contingent for the Solomon Islands returned home on July 27, after completing their six-months tenure of peace keeping duty.
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