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US opens door for China advances in the Pacific

Asiatimes 17 May 2024
China trained the Solomon Islands’ police, provided water cannon vehicles and boosted their anti-riot tactics after unrest, some of it anti-Chinese, disrupted the islands ... The Solomon Islands is one of the world’s poorest nations.
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Solomon Islands – an incumbent’s defeat and resurrection

RNZ 07 May 2024
Following the signing of the Chinese security deal in April 2022, Canberra and Beijing competed with one another to provide water cannons, rifles, vehicles and other equipment to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.
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The unfinished business of John F. Kennedy's vision for world peace

The Malta Independent 28 Apr 2024
After several days of hiding on an uninhabited island with very little food and water, he was able to get help by etching a message on a coconut that was given to two Solomon Islanders who were patrolling the area in a canoe for Allied forces.
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Solomon Islands voters go to polls with China's influence in focus

The Philadelphia Inquirer 17 Apr 2024
Solomon Islands leader ‘appalled’ by Japan on Fukushima water Incumbent Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has wholeheartedly embraced ...
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Chinese ship rescues 6 PNG nationals adrift in South Pacific for 37 days

People Daily 28 Feb 2024
... on Monday by the Marshall Islands-registered ship LOMETO of Shanghai Kai Chuang Marine International Co., Ltd. in the Solomon Islands waters, the embassy told Xinhua.
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Fukushima leak raises safety concerns, Japan issues warning

Anadolu Agency 20 Feb 2024
Japan began releasing treated radioactive wastewater from the plant last August, triggering a strong reaction from China and opposition parties in South Korea and the Solomon Islands ... the water.
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Japan, Pacific islands express caution over any change by force

Asahi News 13 Feb 2024
The Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Niue--the countries where China is strongly involved--are believed to remain opposed to the treated water being discharged.
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Navy to name ship for war hero

Lincoln Journal Star 01 Feb 2024
... into the sea and towing 15 wounded shipmates in a lifeboat for hours through shark-infested waters after their ship was sunk near Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands, on Sept.
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Navy to name destroyer for Omaha WWII war hero

York News-Times 31 Jan 2024
... into the sea and towing 15 wounded shipmates in a lifeboat for hours through shark-infested waters after their ship was sunk near Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands, on Sept.
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World War II vet turns 100, enjoys every day as it comes

Union Leader 28 Jan 2024
After joining the Navy in 1942 and training for six weeks as a Marine, McLaughlin traveled to a mountaintop station in the Solomon Islands where he wore earphones for eight-hour shifts.
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Navy to name new destroyer for Omaha WWII war hero

Lincoln Journal Star 28 Jan 2024
... into the sea and towing 15 wounded shipmates in a lifeboat for hours through shark-infested waters after their ship was sunk near Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands, on Sept.
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Navy will name a new destroyer after Second World War hero dubbed the

The Daily Mail 16 Jan 2024
... War Two — his ship was sunk by Japanese forces He saved the lives of 15 of his shipmates by swimming through shark-infested waters near the Solomon Islands towing a life raft tied around his waist.
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‘Long-overdue recognition’: Navy to name destroyer after the ‘Human Tugboat,’ Charles Jackson French

Stars and Stripes 11 Jan 2024
He tied a rope around his waist and swam for hours, pulling a raft through treacherous waters to carry 15 sailors to safety on the Solomon Islands ... raft himself to a different island,” Del Toro said.
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MD WFO BALTIMORE MD./WASHINGTON D.C. Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

The Lawton Constitution 10 Jan 2024
Street in Solomons is possible ... more than a foot of water ... high tide at Solomons Island is at 12.29 AM and 1.15 PM ... water of unknown depth ... Patuxent River at Solomons Island ... covered by water ... Also water approaches structures near Cobb Island.

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