China's development projects in the Solomon Islands help local communities connect with each other, and creat jobs for local people
"All sensible leaders in the world must acknowledge the existence of China and relate to it in a meaningful way, like we do now," said the Solomon Islands' Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare while commenting on the country's decision to establish diplomatic relations with China
#Solomon Islands' pivot from #Taiwan escalates tug of war between the U.S. and China in the South Pacific.
So great meeting @PriscillaRagu and other young leaders from the Solomon Islands. Priscilla presents a youth radio show and an environment show
Today, after 75 years of being missing, the remains of Marine Raider Pfc. Nicholas J. Gojmerac were laid to rest. During WWII, Gojmer was killed in New Georgia, Solomon Islands after going back to provide medical aid to a fallen Marine. Semper Fidelis, Marine.
Canada's new Viola Desmond $10 bill named "Banknote of the Year". Other nominees included: - man with conch shell (Solomon Islands) - goalkeeper Lev Yashin (Russia) - soldier Ezequiel Zamora (Venezuela) - 12 other finalist designs.
A damaged oil tanker leaked 80+ tons of oil near a UNESCO Heritage Site in Australia's Solomon Islands, home to the largest raised coral atoll in the world. There are still 660 tons of oil on the ship, and authorities say there has been little progress to stop the leak.
Warning of "widespread, hazardous" tsunami waves after huge earthquake off Solomon Islands
7.7-magnitude earthquake reported near Solomon Islands. Tsunami watch issued for Hawaii.