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UN report places Pakistan in ‘critically water insecure’ category

Dawn 24 Mar 2023
It added that experts found the majority of the world’s population currently lived in water-insecure countries such as the Solomon Islands, Eritrea, Sudan, Ethiopia, Vanuatu, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Liberia, St Kitts and Nevis, Libya, Madagascar, ...

Pakistan in ‘critically water insecure’ category: UN report

Hindustan Times 24 Mar 2023
According to a Pakistan-based English daily, the experts found that the majority of the world's population presently lived in water-insecure countries such as the Solomon Islands, Eritrea, Sudan, Ethiopia, Vanuatu, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Liberia, ...

Woman on wheelchair breaks world record for the most countries visited in one year

Indian Express 23 Feb 2023
  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Renee Bruns (@wheelstravels) From exploring a hotel which seemed like a modern-day tree house in Solomon Islands, racing with a little girl in Palau and kayaking in the cold waters of Antartica to watching the penguins, Bruns had vivid experiences during her explorations.

He rescued 15 sailors in shark-infested waters. A Black Navy swimmer is finally getting his due

The Los Angeles Times 19 Feb 2023
Now, 80 years after the Navy petty officer swam hours through shark-infested waters, towing a raft holding 15 injured shipmates to safety, he's getting his due ... 5, 1942, French was on board the Gregory, a destroyer-turned-transport, which was patrolling waters off the Solomon Islands ... Soon the Gregory was dead in the water and began to sink.

Solomon Water becomes major partners of 2023 Pacific Games

Inside The Games 29 Jan 2023
The 2023 Pacific Games Organising Committee (GOC) and the Solomon Islands Water Authority (Solomon Water) have announced their partnership through the Games Silver Partner Sponsorship in Honiara ... as well as the provision of free water services to Games facilities ©Solomon Water.

Search continues in Solomon Islands for two missing children

RNZ 24 Jan 2023
Two children remain missing in Solomon Islands waters after a boat overturned more than a week ago. Solomon Islands police say three people of the 14 on board went missing - one female adult and two children aged ...

Australia to point America’s HIMARS at China

Asiatimes 07 Jan 2023
... base on the strategically-situated Solomon Islands, which would potentially allow China to isolate Australia from the US ... In 2019, the Solomon Islands government rejected China Sam Group’s attempt to lease Tulagi Island, which has a deep-water harbor suited for military purposes.

Ernest Evans Took On a Fleet of Japanese Warships, Despite Being Drastically Outnumbered

War History Online 27 Nov 2022
... North Island) ... Her service during the conflict included attacking the beaches of Kwajalein and Eniwetok atolls during the Gilbert and Marshall Islands Campaign, shelling the military fortifications on Kapingamarangi Atoll and patroling the waters around the Solomon Islands.

Magnitude 7 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

Anadolu Agency 22 Nov 2022
There is no tsunami threat to the Solomon Islands but expect unusual sea currents around most coastal water,” said Solomon Islands Meteorological Service in a Facebook post.

Tsunami alert lifted after M7 earthquake near Solomon Islands

La Prensa Latina 22 Nov 2022
Bangkok Desk, Nov 22 (EFE).- The Pacific Tsunami Warning System lifted its alert Tuesday after a magnitude 7 earthquake shook waters near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, where authorities have not reported ...

Solomons' opposition leader says money better spent on health than weapons

RNZ 09 Nov 2022
The leader of the parliamentary opposition group in Solomon Islands believes the aid focus by Australia and China should be on development, not guns ... "Today's handover of vehicles are at the request of the Solomon Islands government," said the Chinese Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Li Ming.

Worrying photos show how influential China has become: Beijing makes $40million donation of military hardware ...

The Daily Mail 06 Nov 2022
Looks like China will hand over 30 motorcycles, 20 cars and two water cannon trucks to Solomon Islands police this morning ... 'The AFP is proud to be the Solomon Islands' security partner of choice and will continue to work closely with (Solomon Islands police) officers to ensure ...

China, Australia step up rivalry with Solomons gifts

Taipei Times 04 Nov 2022
China has pledged to deliver water cannons to the Solomon Islands, just days after Australia provided rifles, underscoring the growing competition for influence in the Pacific nations. China and the Solomon Islands were to hold a ceremony on Friday morning to hand over two water ...

Pacific Island nations see good prospects for trade with China

China Daily 04 Nov 2022
... China featured Pacific Island nations' products at its pavilion, including coconut products, handicrafts and canned tuna from the Solomon Islands, coffee from Papua New Guinea, Tahitian sea salt, artesian water and skincare products from Fiji, and health beverages from Vanuatu.

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