Solomon Islands

Solomons PM defends China links

Tuesday 27 September 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says his nation has been unfairly targetted since it formalised diplomatic relations with China in 2019.

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Solomons police issue warning on burning after 13 live bombs found

Thursday 11 August 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The police in Solomon Islands have detected 13 live bombs at Taro airport in Choiseul Province.

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Japanese sailor stabbed during remembrance ceremony in Honiara

Monday 8 August 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

A Japanese sailor has been stabbed at Bloody Ridge in Solomon Islands during a World War II remembrance ceremony in Honiara.

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Backlash after Solomons' govt reins in public broadcaster

Friday 5 August 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands' government has prompted anger by ordering the censorship of the national broadcaster.

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Solomon Islands name biggest-ever Commonwealth Games team

Thursday 21 July 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Weightlifter Jenly Tegu Wini heads the Solomon Islands' 19-strong team for the Commonwealth Games team in Birmingham.

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Solomon's Island leader looks for understanding over China deal from Pacific friends

Thursday 14 July 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has asked the rest of the Pacific Island nations to trust his country's reasons for having agreed to a security pact with China.

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More details on China’s high-level delegation visit to the Pacific

Tuesday 24 May 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands government has confirmed the much anticipated high-level visit by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to the country is ahead of schedule this week.

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AFP calls Solomons' opposition claims 'categorically false'

Friday 20 May 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands opposition leader Matthew Wale is urging the Australian government to investigate a rental deal involving the Australian Federal Police and a government politician in Honiara.

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Solomons tuna plant could establish thousands of new jobs

Wednesday 4 May 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are to work together to develop a world class tuna processing plant in Malaita Province that could create employment opportunities for more than 5,500 people.

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Concerns voiced on security pact between China and Solomons

Tuesday 26 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The United States has drawn a line in the sand for Solomon Islands regarding its recently signed security cooperation agreement with China.

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Top American officials meeting in Honiara to discuss China pact

Friday 22 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Top United States officials are meeting with the Solomon Islands government today as Honiara's security pact with China continues to simmer.

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Solomons' government limits gatherings to 10 people due to covid

Thursday 21 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands' Ministry of Health has put a stop to gatherings of more than 10 people as it continues the fight against Covid-19.

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Sogavare adamant security deal with China won't undermine regional security

Wednesday 20 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands prime minister is adamant a security co-operation agreement his government has signed with China will not undermine regional security.

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China and Solomon Islands sign security pact

Tuesday 19 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

China's government says it has signed a framework agreement on security cooperation with Solomon Islands - a deal Australia, New Zealand and the US fear could open the door to a Chinese naval base in the South Pacific.

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Solomons govt confirms China security request, condemns misinformation

Thursday 14 April 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands' government has confirmed that the Chinese Embassy in Honiara requested security personnel be allowed into the country from Beijing during violent anti-government riots in November last year.

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Solomons' leader confirms security pact with China

Wednesday 30 March 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Mannaseh Sogavare has confirmed his government has finalised a security treaty with China.

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'Not in national interest' says Solomon's opposition leader

Friday 25 March 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands' opposition party says the Government's proposed security cooperation agreement with China reflects its careless attitude.

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China-Solomon Islands security agreement leaked on social media

Thursday 24 March 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

A draft security cooperation agreement, between China and Solomon Islands, has been leaked on social media.

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Solomon Islands make winning start as Vanuatu footballers test positive for Covid-19

Friday 18 March 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands made a winning start to the FIFA World Cup Oceania Qualifying tournament in Qatar this morning but Vanuatu's participation is in doubt after the bulk of their squad tested positive for Covid-19.

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First cases in Solomons confirmed as Delta variant

Monday 7 February 2022 | Written by RNZ | Published in Regional, Solomon Islands

Health authorities in Solomon Islands say the variant of Covid-19 they appear to be dealing with in the country is Delta.

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