Solomon Islands

Country Solomon Islands
Capital Honiara
Continent Australia-Oceania
Currency Solomon Islands dollar(SBD)
Languages English

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The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the most bitter fighting of World War II occurred on this archipelago. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Ethnic violence, government malfeasance, and endemic crime have undermined stability and civil society. In June 2003, then Prime Minister Sir Allan KEMAKEZA sought the assistance of Australia in reestablishing law and order; the following month, an Australian-led multinational force arrived to restore peace and disarm ethnic militias. The Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has generally been effective in restoring law and order and rebuilding government institutions.

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Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan - Reuters
  1. Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan  Reuters
  2. Loss of Solomon Islands is no significant blow to Taiwan  Nikkei Asian Review
  3. Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts Taiwan ties  Aljazeera.com
  4. China applauds Solomon Islands' defection — for $500m  The Australian
  5. View full coverage on Google News


China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan - The Guardian
  1. China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan  The Guardian
  2. China lures Solomon Islands away from Taiwan  Financial Times
  3. Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China  DW (English)
  4. In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China  The New York Times
  5. Heavy police presence in Solomons as Taiwanese embassy lowers flag  South China Morning Post
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Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties - CNATaiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties  CNA

A woman rides a bicycle past Taiwan and China national flags during a rally held by a group of pro-China supporters calling for peaceful reunification.



Taiwan says Solomon Islands Switches Recognition to China - VOA NewsTaiwan says Solomon Islands Switches Recognition to China  VOA News

The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China on Monday, becoming the latest country to leave the dwindling Taiwanese camp.



Taiwan severs ties with Solomon Islands - South China Morning PostTaiwan severs ties with Solomon Islands  South China Morning Post

Taiwan has terminated 36 years of formal relations with the Solomon Islands after the Pacific island nation's cabinet voted on Monday to switch diplomatic ties to ...



Taiwan terminates relations with Solomon Islands: foreign minister - Hong Kong Free PressTaiwan terminates relations with Solomon Islands: foreign minister  Hong Kong Free Press

Taiwan on Monday severed ties with the Solomon Islands after learning the Pacific nation had decided to switch diplomatic recognition to China, a decision it ...



Solomon Islands breaks with Taiwan as China pulls out checkbook - Los Angeles TimesSolomon Islands breaks with Taiwan as China pulls out checkbook  Los Angeles Times

Solomon Islands is latest country to split with Taiwan after China offers huge sums of money. Now 16 countries are aligned with Taiwan, 170 with China.



Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China - The GuardianSolomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China  The Guardian

The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South ...



Solomon Islands recognizes Beijing as diplomatic stranglehold tightens around Taiwan - Greenwich TimeSolomon Islands recognizes Beijing as diplomatic stranglehold tightens around Taiwan  Greenwich Time

BEIJING - The Chinese government scored a *fresh* diplomatic coup Monday over Taiwan and the United States after the Solomon Islands, a strategically ...



Senior US Senator Wants To Cut Ties With Solomon Islands - Solomon Times OnlineSenior US Senator Wants To Cut Ties With Solomon Islands  Solomon Times Online

A senior US Senator, Sen. Marco Rubio, has taken to Twitter to express disappointment at the decision by the government to cut ties with Taiwan.



Beijing 'bought off' Solomon Islands, Taiwan minister says - Nikkei Asian ReviewBeijing 'bought off' Solomon Islands, Taiwan minister says  Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's circle of diplomatic relations has narrowed further with the Solomon Islands deciding to recognize Beijing as the government of China.



Taiwan breaks diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News - Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaiwan breaks diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Taiwan has cut diplomatic ties with the Solomon Islands as the South Pacific island-nation has decided to switch diplomatic recognition ...



Solomon Islands says 'business as usual' with Taiwan as it mulls diplomatic switch to China - ReutersSolomon Islands says 'business as usual' with Taiwan as it mulls diplomatic switch to China  Reuters

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Solomon Islands said on Monday that its diplomatic ties with Taiwan were stable, giving the assurance even as China woos the Pacific nation ...



US to Solomon Islands: don’t be pressured into cutting Taiwan ties - South China Morning PostUS to Solomon Islands: don’t be pressured into cutting Taiwan ties  South China Morning Post

Pacific island should 'ask for details about funding … whether these are loans or grants', American ambassador says in reference to Beijing's promise of ...



Taiwan cuts ties with Solomon Islands after China switch - TRT WorldTaiwan cuts ties with Solomon Islands after China switch  TRT World

Taiwan's termination of relations with the Solomon Islands comes after the pacific nation's decision to switch diplomatic recognition to China. Taipei is accusing ...



Solomon Islands cuts ties with Taiwan in favor of China - Kyodo News PlusSolomon Islands cuts ties with Taiwan in favor of China  Kyodo News Plus

The Solomon Islands has voted to sever its ties with Taiwan and establish diplomatic relations with China, Taiwan's Central News Agency reports.



Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move - WSB AtlantaTaiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move  WSB Atlanta

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan says Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China, condemns move.



Choose Beijing over Taipei, Solomon Islands task force recommends - South China Morning PostChoose Beijing over Taipei, Solomon Islands task force recommends  South China Morning Post

With China pumping funds into aid and infrastructure projects in the Pacific, island nations are reassessing their ties with Taiwan.



As China Watches, Solomon Islands Weighs Cutting Ties to Taiwan - The New York TimesAs China Watches, Solomon Islands Weighs Cutting Ties to Taiwan  The New York Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Solomon Islands is said to be considering breaking diplomatic relations with Taiwan in order to establish formal ties with China, a move ...



BREAKING: Solomon Islands Officially Cuts Ties With Taiwan - The News Lens InternationalBREAKING: Solomon Islands Officially Cuts Ties With Taiwan  The News Lens International

The Solomon Islands cabinet has voted to cut ties from Taiwan today just hours after Taiwanese government officials arrived at the island. Tags: Solomon ...



Solomon Islands launches archery-in-schools programme across capital of Honiara - World Archery Official WebsiteSolomon Islands launches archery-in-schools programme across capital of Honiara  World Archery Official Website

The Solomon Islands will host the Pacific Games in 2023. It's a large responsibility for a national federation that only returned as a World Archery member ...



Solomon Islands votes to cut ties with Taiwan amid China tension: official media - KFGO NewsSolomon Islands votes to cut ties with Taiwan amid China tension: official media  KFGO News

TAIPEI (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands' government has voted to cut official ties with Taiwan, its official Central News Agency reported on Monday, as China ...



China 'highly appreciates' Solomon Islands' break with Taiwan - Free Malaysia TodayChina 'highly appreciates' Solomon Islands' break with Taiwan  Free Malaysia Today

Chinese's spokeswoman Hua Chunying says the Chinese government appreciates Solomon Islands' decision to severe ties with Taiwan. (CGTN screenshot ...



Government still trying to keep Solomon Islands' ties | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News - Focus Taiwan News ChannelGovernment still trying to keep Solomon Islands' ties | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Taiwan's government is doing its best to solidify diplomatic ties with the Solomon Islands, the Presidential Office said Monday, amid ...



Taiwan's deputy FM visits Solomon Islands in bid to save ties | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News - Focus Taiwan News ChannelTaiwan's deputy FM visits Solomon Islands in bid to save ties | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Taiwan's Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (???) arrived in the Solomon Islands Monday to discuss Taiwan's relations with the ...



Taipei slams Solomon Islands task force for i... - Taiwan NewsTaipei slams Solomon Islands task force for i...  Taiwan News

File photo: Taiwan's Ambassador to Solomon Islands Oliver Liao (???) (By Central News Agency). TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign ...



Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan - ReutersSolomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan  Reuters

The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that ...



Solomon Islands breaks ties with Taiwan after Chinese 'dollar diplomacy' - bdnews24.comSolomon Islands breaks ties with Taiwan after Chinese 'dollar diplomacy'  bdnews24.com

Taiwan now has formal relations with only 16 countries worldwide, but China claims Taiwan as its territory and says it has no right to formal ties with any nation.



China, US rivalry in Pacific may heat up as Solomon Islands looks to switch ties from Taipei to Beijing - Yahoo Singapore NewsChina, US rivalry in Pacific may heat up as Solomon Islands looks to switch ties from Taipei to Beijing  Yahoo Singapore News

Rivalry between China and the United States in the South Pacific is expected to intensify, with the Solomon Islands reportedly in talks with Beijing about ...



Switching to China is High Risk: CBSI - Solomon Times OnlineSwitching to China is High Risk: CBSI  Solomon Times Online

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has concluded that the country will not be able to absorb any additional borrowing from China should it decide to ...



Tsai blames Beijing for Solomon Islands' decision - NHK WORLDTsai blames Beijing for Solomon Islands' decision  NHK WORLD

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says pressure from China is to blame for the Solomon Islands' decision to cut diplomatic relations with Taiwan.



Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on the Decision of the Solomon Islands' Government to Sever "Diplomatic Ties" with the Taiwan Authorities and Establish Diplomatic Relationship with China - MFA ChinaForeign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying's Remarks on the Decision of the Solomon Islands' Government to Sever "Diplomatic Ties" with the Taiwan Authorities and Establish Diplomatic Relationship with China  MFA China

Q: On September 16, the Solomon Islands' government decided at a cabinet meeting that it would recognize the one-China principle and sever "diplomatic ties" ...



Report: Solomon Islands 'Clearly Leaning' Toward Changing Recognition From Taipei to Beijing - The DiplomatReport: Solomon Islands 'Clearly Leaning' Toward Changing Recognition From Taipei to Beijing  The Diplomat

The Solomon Islands, one of a small number of countries that maintains normal diplomatic ties with Taiwan, is considering a shift in diplomatic recognition to ...



Taiwan Woos Solomon Islands Amid Rumors It Might Switch Sides to China - BloombergTaiwan Woos Solomon Islands Amid Rumors It Might Switch Sides to China  Bloomberg

Taiwan and the Solomon Islands put on a display of friendship Monday, pledging to deepen ties, even as rumors persist the Pacific nation is close to severing ...



Solomon Islands cut ties with Taiwan - NHK WORLDSolomon Islands cut ties with Taiwan  NHK WORLD

Taiwanese diplomatic sources say the Solomon Islands have decided to sever diplomatic relations and to establish ties with China.



Solomon Islands still torn between China and Taiwan - Kyodo News PlusSolomon Islands still torn between China and Taiwan  Kyodo News Plus

In June, then newly elected Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare announced that the Pacific nation would decide within 100 days whether to ...



Solomon Islands MPs warn against switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China - ABC NewsSolomon Islands MPs warn against switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China  ABC News

A cohort of 16 Solomon Islands MPs issue a strong warning against the Pacific nation moving its diplomatic relations from Taiwan to Beijing, stating it is not in the ...



Taiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing - The DiplomatTaiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing  The Diplomat

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is making a last-ditch effort to preserve one of Taiwan's 17 remaining diplomatic allies, the Solomon Islands, which is reportedly ...



Taiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Ally: Onward Without the Solomon Islands? - The DiplomatTaiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Ally: Onward Without the Solomon Islands?  The Diplomat

The Diplomat's Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the Solomon Islands' decision to break diplomatic relations with ...



Lies in Solomon Islands report: MOFA - ????Lies in Solomon Islands report: MOFA  ????

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday declined to confirm or deny reports that China had offered US$500 million to the Solomon Islands to cut ties ...



No Permission to Protest or March in the City - Solomon Times OnlineNo Permission to Protest or March in the City  Solomon Times Online

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) assures the citizens of Honiara and the rest of the country that its 'business as usual' in the capital city and no ...



Heavy metal resurrection in Solomon Islands - RNZHeavy metal resurrection in Solomon Islands  RNZ

Headbanging, death growling, guitar shredding and staccato drumming are probably not what the average Pacific Islands music fan would associate with ...



Solomon Islands Beats Nauru 61-7 After losing a nail-biting encounter to Niue, Solomon Islands - Solomon Times OnlineSolomon Islands Beats Nauru 61-7 After losing a nail-biting encounter to Niue, Solomon Islands  Solomon Times Online

After losing a nail-biting encounter to Niue, Solomon Islands rebounded in spectacular fashion as they demolished and held Nauru to a single converted try.



Ministry calls on Solomon Islands to be transparent - ????Ministry calls on Solomon Islands to be transparent  ????

Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Joanne Ou (???) yesterday reiterated the government's call for the Solomon Islands to keep its diplomatic ...



Solomon Islands Minister Manele arrives in Taiwan - ????Solomon Islands Minister Manele arrives in Taiwan  ????

Solomon Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeremiah Manele yesterday began a five-day visit to Taiwan amid speculation about a possible switch in political ...



Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes between Vanuatu, Solomon Islands - NewshubMagnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes between Vanuatu, Solomon Islands  Newshub

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck north of the archipelago of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) says. There were ...



Solomon Islands govt decides to cut ties with Taiwan – official media - RTSolomon Islands govt decides to cut ties with Taiwan – official media  RT

The Solomon Islands' government has voted to cut official ties with Taiwan, its official Central News Agency reported on Monday.



Sea cable boosts ties to PNG, Solomon Islands amid China influence - Sydney Morning HeraldSea cable boosts ties to PNG, Solomon Islands amid China influence  Sydney Morning Herald

About twice as thick as garden hose, containing optic fibre thinner than human hair, the undersea telecommunications cable that reached Sydney on ...



Solomon Islands Mourns Passing of Tourism Pioneer Shane Kennedy - Solomon Times OnlineSolomon Islands Mourns Passing of Tourism Pioneer Shane Kennedy  Solomon Times Online

The close-knit Solomon Islands travel community is in mourning following the death of larger than life tourism pioneer Shane Kennedy who passed away in ...



Solomon Islands MPs support for ties with Taiwan a good sign: MOFA | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News - Focus Taiwan News ChannelSolomon Islands MPs support for ties with Taiwan a good sign: MOFA | Politics | FocusTaiwan Mobile - CNA English News  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Taiwan on Wednesday thanked a group of Solomon Islands parliamentarians for their stance on maintaining bilateral diplomatic relations, ...



Solomon Islands pledges deeper ties - ????Solomon Islands pledges deeper ties  ????

Taiwan and the Solomon Islands yesterday put on a display of friendship, pledging to deepen ties amid rumors that the Pacific nation ally might shift diplomatic ...



Australian defence minister visits Solomon Islands - RNZAustralian defence minister visits Solomon Islands  RNZ

Australia's defence minister has arrived in Solomon Islands for a two day visit as part of her Pacific tour.



Pukpuks to face Solomon Islands - POST-COURIERPukpuks to face Solomon Islands  POST-COURIER

Rugby Union BY SIMON KESLEP. The PNG Pukpuks will again have another task at hand when they lock horns with neighbors Solomon Islands in the third ...



SICCI Highlights Investment Potential in Solomon Islands - Solomon Times OnlineSICCI Highlights Investment Potential in Solomon Islands  Solomon Times Online

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) highlighted what Solomon Islands as a country has to offer in terms of potential for business to ...



Solomon Islands' Potential Diplomatic Break With Taiwan Draws US Concerns - The Epoch TimesSolomon Islands' Potential Diplomatic Break With Taiwan Draws US Concerns  The Epoch Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan—U.S. alliances in the Pacific could suffer a blow if the Solomon Islands were to switch diplomatic ...



Taiwan Looking at Sending Taskforce to Solomon Islands Taiwan might send a task force to the - Solomon Times OnlineTaiwan Looking at Sending Taskforce to Solomon Islands Taiwan might send a task force to the  Solomon Times Online

Taiwan might send a task force to the Solomon Islands to learn more about its need for aid, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs official said yesterday, amid renewed ...



Solomon Islands Switches Diplomatic Recognition to Beijing, Taiwan President Calls Out Beijing for Applying Pressure - The Epoch TimesSolomon Islands Switches Diplomatic Recognition to Beijing, Taiwan President Calls Out Beijing for Applying Pressure  The Epoch Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan—President Tsai Ing-wen had stern words for Beijing at a press conference on Sept. 16, after the island's diplomatic ally, the Solomon Islands, ...



Solomon Islands Ready for Oceania Rugby 15s Solomon Islands arrived in Port Moresby yesterday for the - Solomon Times OnlineSolomon Islands Ready for Oceania Rugby 15s Solomon Islands arrived in Port Moresby yesterday for the  Solomon Times Online

Solomon Islands arrived in Port Moresby yesterday for the Oceania Rugby Cup which kicks off today afternoon.



Sixteen Government MPs Declare Support for Solomon Islands-Taiwan Relations - Solomon Times OnlineSixteen Government MPs Declare Support for Solomon Islands-Taiwan Relations  Solomon Times Online

After months of heated public debate over the Taiwan - China issue, sixteen government MPs have come out openly, expressing their strong support for the ...



Solomon Islands Students to Participate in First Global 2019 Robotics Challenge in Dubai - Solomon Times OnlineSolomon Islands Students to Participate in First Global 2019 Robotics Challenge in Dubai  Solomon Times Online

Students from Woodford International School have been selected to represent Solomon Islands in the 2019 First Global Robotics Competition in Dubai.



Solomon Islands arson retaliation for claims of sorcery - police - RNZSolomon Islands arson retaliation for claims of sorcery - police  RNZ

The police in Solomon Islands are investigating an arson in Malaita Province they say was retaliation for claims of sorcery.



Taiwan ties with Solomon Islands strong - Foreign Minister - RNZTaiwan ties with Solomon Islands strong - Foreign Minister  RNZ

Taiwan's Foreign Minister says his country's ties with Solomon Islands are strong, as debate rages between MPs there over whether to switch ties to China.



Australian Defence Minister on Two Days Visit to Solomon Islands - Solomon Times OnlineAustralian Defence Minister on Two Days Visit to Solomon Islands  Solomon Times Online

Australia's defence minister has arrived in Solomon Islands for a two day visit as part of her Pacific tour.



No Tsunami Threat to Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 12:20am this morning - Solomon Times OnlineNo Tsunami Threat to Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 12:20am this morning  Solomon Times Online

The Solomon Islands Meteorological *Service* at 12:20am this morning on Wednesday 21st August 2019 issued a no tsunami statement following a 6.0 ...



High Commissioner appointed to Solomon Islands - Scoop.co.nzHigh Commissioner appointed to Solomon Islands  Scoop.co.nz

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Georgina Roberts as New Zealand's next High Commissioner to ...



Ties upheld by 15 in Solomon Islands - Taipei TimesTies upheld by 15 in Solomon Islands  Taipei Times

At least 15 members of the Solomon Islands government yesterday issued a statement reaffirming their support for maintaining diplomatic ties with Taiwan, ...



Solomon Islands band seeking to resurrect heavy metal music - RNZSolomon Islands band seeking to resurrect heavy metal music  RNZ

A heavy metal band from the Solomon Islands is bucking the trend of island reggae dominance in the Melanesian country. The Sons of Solomon, not to be ...



Undersea Cables Linking PNG and Solomon Islands to Australia Lands in Sydney - Solomon Times OnlineUndersea Cables Linking PNG and Solomon Islands to Australia Lands in Sydney  Solomon Times Online

Thousands of kilometres of underwater data cables connecting Australia to two of its Pacific neighbours has made land in Sydney. The 4700-kilometre network ...



Solomon Islands' foreign minister plannin... - Taiwan NewsSolomon Islands' foreign minister plannin...  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Solomon Islands' Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele is reportedly planning to visit Taiwan on Sunday (Sept. 8) amid rumors that the ...



Snorkeling With Manta Rays at Uepi Island Resort Solomon Islands - ReefDivers.ioSnorkeling With Manta Rays at Uepi Island Resort Solomon Islands  ReefDivers.io

Snorkeling with Manta Rays is on the top of many ocean enthusiasts wishlist. An encounter with this charismatic megafauna inspires ocean dreams and can ...



Dive Munda Solomon Islands Has A Coral Nursery! - ReefDivers.ioDive Munda Solomon Islands Has A Coral Nursery!  ReefDivers.io

A few years ago I met Belinda, one of the owners of Dive Munda, and we quickly became friends. After chatting for a while about scuba diving, the Solomon ...



ROC re-considers its support to Solomon Islands once switch allegiance | SIBC - Solomon Islands Broadcasting CorporationROC re-considers its support to Solomon Islands once switch allegiance | SIBC  Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation

Existing Cooperation and Assistance from Taiwan will be reconsidered once Honiara revokes current Diplomatic Ties with Taipei says Taiwanese Ambassador.



Snorkeling Mbigo Mbigo Reef With Dive Munda Solomon Islands - ReefDivers.ioSnorkeling Mbigo Mbigo Reef With Dive Munda Solomon Islands  ReefDivers.io

From the moment our head slipped beneath the waves, we knew we made the right choice to snorkel Mbigo Mbigo. Skip the scuba tank and instead experience ...



Country guide: Solomon Islands - businessadvantagepng.comCountry guide: Solomon Islands  businessadvantagepng.com

Discover the Solomon Islands, a paradise of palm-fringed golden beaches, friendly Melanesian people and some of the best diving, swimming and surfing in the ...



Australia pledges $250m to Solomon Islands as China's influence in Pacific grows - The GuardianAustralia pledges $250m to Solomon Islands as China's influence in Pacific grows  The Guardian

Scott Morrison to unveil bilateral infrastructure program as part of latest plank in government's regional strategy. Australian Associated Press. Sun 2 Jun 2019 ...



Solomon Islands to decide soon on whether to cut ties with Taiwan - The GuardianSolomon Islands to decide soon on whether to cut ties with Taiwan  The Guardian

Pacific nation is one of the few remaining countries to have diplomatic relations with increasingly isolated Taiwan.



Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis - The GuardianSolomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis  The Guardian

An estimated 5000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in February.



Why the tiny Solomon Islands matter – to East and West - South China Morning PostWhy the tiny Solomon Islands matter – to East and West  South China Morning Post

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's first overseas visit after winning the recent general election was not to his country's chief security partner, the United ...



Political manoeuvring sparks riots in the Solomon Islands - The EconomistPolitical manoeuvring sparks riots in the Solomon Islands  The Economist

But the rioters' underlying grievances are economic.



A New Day for Solomon Islands' Women? - The DiplomatA New Day for Solomon Islands' Women?  The Diplomat

The Solomon Islands now has 2 women MPs – its most ever. It's both progress and a sign of how far is left to go.



Alarm over failure to deal with Solomon Islands oil spill threat - The GuardianAlarm over failure to deal with Solomon Islands oil spill threat  The Guardian

Mining operations continue while more than 500 tonnes of fuel oil remain on board MV Solomon Trader, almost a month after it ran aground.



Solomon Islands plans due diligence tour on Taiwan ties - ReutersSolomon Islands plans due diligence tour on Taiwan ties  Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries ...



Solomon Islands PM 'aware' of risks of Chinese debt - Nikkei Asian ReviewSolomon Islands PM 'aware' of risks of Chinese debt  Nikkei Asian Review

HONIARA, Solomon Islands -- As the Solomon Islands weighs whether to shift its diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, the South Pacific nation's.



A new election brings little hope for Solomon Islands' vanishing forests - Mongabay.comA new election brings little hope for Solomon Islands' vanishing forests  Mongabay.com

Longstanding allegations of corruption plague forest governance in the Solomon Islands, with residents and NGOs claiming government officials are allowing ...



'We cannot swim, we cannot eat': Solomon Islands struggle with nation's worst oil spill - The Guardian'We cannot swim, we cannot eat': Solomon Islands struggle with nation's worst oil spill  The Guardian

Locals face polluted seas and dying fish after Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier runs aground close to Unesco-protected atoll.



A chance to “step up” to support girls' education in Solomon Islands - The InterpreterA chance to “step up” to support girls' education in Solomon Islands  The Interpreter

A group of adolescent girls in Solomon Islands huddle around a piece of butcher's paper. They are considering their answers to a question put to them as part of ...



Solomon Islands oil spill: currents push slick away from world heritage site - The GuardianSolomon Islands oil spill: currents push slick away from world heritage site  The Guardian

Ocean currents have carried oil leaking from a shipwreck on the Solomon Islands away from a nearby world heritage site as authorities continue a clean-up ...



Solomon Islands oil leak: Australia sends more help amid environmental fears - The GuardianSolomon Islands oil leak: Australia sends more help amid environmental fears  The Guardian

Spill could damage Rennell Island, the world's largest raised coral atoll and home to many species found nowhere else.



Bulk carrier leaking oil on Solomons Islands reef after running aground - The GuardianBulk carrier leaking oil on Solomons Islands reef after running aground  The Guardian

Cyclone delays clean-up after MV Solomon Trader ran aground in rough seas at Kangava Bay, near world heritage site.



Studying the biodiversity of the Solomon Islands - University of MiamiStudying the biodiversity of the Solomon Islands  University of Miami

Junior Peter Aronson spent three weeks completing an immersive field research course in the South Pacific Ocean.



Solomon Islands oil leak: lack of night watch may have caused ship to run aground - The GuardianSolomon Islands oil leak: lack of night watch may have caused ship to run aground  The Guardian

Maritime agency points to possible safety code breach by bulk carrier pushed onto coral reef during Cyclone Oma.



Solomon Islanders imprisoned for trying to stop the logging of their forests - Mongabay.comSolomon Islanders imprisoned for trying to stop the logging of their forests  Mongabay.com

A group of residents of Nende Island in the Solomon Islands claim corrupt government practices allowed a logging company to get a license to log the island's ...



Solomon Islands: Oil stops spilling but environmental toll still being calculated - Mongabay.comSolomon Islands: Oil stops spilling but environmental toll still being calculated  Mongabay.com

On Feb. 5, a Hong Kong-based bulk carrier, the MV Solomon Trader, ran aground off a remote island in the Solomon Islands. It spilled heavy fuel across coastal ...



Constituency fund management and electoral success in Solomon Islands - devpolicy.orgConstituency fund management and electoral success in Solomon Islands  devpolicy.org

Constituency development funds (CDFs) account for 10-15 per cent of government spending in the Solomon Islands and can be used largely free of restriction ...



China on the mind with Scott Morrison in Solomon Islands, but there is more to discuss - ABC NewsChina on the mind with Scott Morrison in Solomon Islands, but there is more to discuss  ABC News

On Sunday Scott Morrison will become the first Australian Prime Minister to visit Honiara in more than a decade. And though the visit is being framed in the ...



China eyes Pacific alliance with the Solomon Islands - The AustralianChina eyes Pacific alliance with the Solomon Islands  The Australian

China is a step closer to gaining a diplomatic foothold in one of the Pacifics most populous and strategically located nations, as new Solomon Islands Prime ...



Solomon Island oil spill clean-up could cost $50m, experts say - The GuardianSolomon Island oil spill clean-up could cost $50m, experts say  The Guardian

Australia leads operation to remove remaining 600 tonnes of oil from the stricken vessel MV Solomon Trader.



Diplomatic switch? Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan or China - The InterpreterDiplomatic switch? Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan or China  The Interpreter

Honiara might break with Taipei after the April election, and may not be the last in a tug of war with Beijing.



Ties with Solomons ‘rock solid’, Taipei says as Beijing woos Pacific nation - South China Morning PostTies with Solomons ‘rock solid’, Taipei says as Beijing woos Pacific nation  South China Morning Post

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare (right) and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen inspect an honour guard during a welcome ceremony in ...



Protests erupt in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected Prime Minister for fourth time - ABC NewsProtests erupt in Solomon Islands as Manasseh Sogavare elected Prime Minister for fourth time  ABC News

Political veteran Manasseh Sogavare is appointed Solomon Islands Prime Minister for the fourth time, sparking protests in Honiara where police have used tear ...