Solomon Islands

Covid-19: Three more deaths in Solomons

Thursday 27 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Three more people have died of Covid-19 in Solomon Islands raising the national tally to five.

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Covid numbers soar in Solomons

Thursday 20 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands reported 48 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.

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Second body found, memorial service held for victims of Solomons boating tragedy

Thursday 13 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The body of a child has been found in Solomon Islands and police say he's one of nine children who went missing at sea on New Year's Day.

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Body found in search for missing 14 in Solomons

Thursday 6 January 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Police and maritime officials in the Solomon Islands have found the body of a woman they believe is one of 14 people missing at sea since New Year's Day.

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Solomon Islands: Emergency supplies arrive for families

Wednesday 15 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

More than 150 households, including businesses, in the Solomon Islands capital Honiara will receive emergency supplies, three weeks after riots rocked the Pacific island nation.

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Solomons police investigating armed threat on the capital

Monday 13 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Police in Solomon Islands say they are investigating reports of an armed group threatening an armed attack on the capital Honiara.

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Solomon Islands: Sogavare defeats no confidence motion

Monday 6 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands prime minister Manasseh Sogavare has defeated a motion of no confidence by 32 votes to 15 with two abstentions.

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Eleven NZ police bound for tense Solomons capital

Friday 3 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Eleven New Zealand police personnel will deploy tomorrow for Solomon Islands in response to major unrest in the capital Honiara.

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Pacific police chiefs vow to help troubled Solomons

Thursday 2 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Police chiefs around the Pacific say community engagements through policing is key to restoring peace in the Solomon Islands.

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Solomons govt warns instigators are planning more unrest

Wednesday 1 December 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands government has warned that instigators are planning what it calls "another evil plan" to decimate the whole of Honiara.

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International community monitoring situation in Solomon Islands

Monday 29 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

With no plans to evacuate their citizens from Honiara, the international community is closely monitoring the situation in the Solomon Islands following a week of political unrest.

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Solomon Islands: Bodies discovered in burnt out building

Friday 26 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Police in Honiara have confirmed that three bodies have been found in one of the burnt out buildings in Chinatown.

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Solomons police overrun, Australia deploying support personnel

Thursday 25 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Police in Solomon Islands were overrun as rioters and looters tore through the capital Honiara.

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Buildings burned in looting after Solomon Islands protest

Wednesday 24 November 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

A police station, a Parliament building and several shops have been set on fire by looters in Solomon Islands after what started in the morning as a peaceful protest turned ugly around mid-afternoon.

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COP26: Pacific calling for more ambitious climate action

Friday 29 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

As COP26 is just a few days away, Pacific nations are now travelling to Glasgow, Scotland to attend and participate in the Annual Climate Conference that was postponed in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic that has gotten the entire world into a massive lockdown for almost 2 years.

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Slow vax rates could see Solomons' borders closed until 2023

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Poor uptake of the Covid-19 vaccine in Solomon Islands could see the country's borders remaining closed until 2023.

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Phone chats with Xi for Tonga and Solomons leaders

Monday 27 September 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Pacific Islands, Regional, Solomon Islands, Tonga

China's President Xi Jinping has held phone talks with the King of Tonga and the prime minster of Solomon Islands in recent days.

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Protecting our people from Covid-19, says Solomons PM

Wednesday 25 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands prime minister is calling on anyone who is resisting getting vaccinated to get the jab.

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Solomons government dismisses reports of a planned coup

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands government has dismissed reports of local militia planning a coup against the prime minister.

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Solomons shutdown borders to keep delta variant out

Tuesday 3 August 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has closed its borders to incoming travellers indefinitely in a bid to keep the delta variant of Covid-19 out of the country.

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