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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.

China has pledged to gift vehicles to the Solomon Islands

The Daily Telegraph Australia 04 Nov 2022
China has intensified its relations with the Royal Solomon Island Police Force as the country prepares to gift at least two water cannon trucks, and vehicles ....

China to gift Solomon Islands police water cannon trucks, vehicles days after Australian donation

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 03 Nov 2022
At a special ceremony in Honiara, the Chinese ambassador will give two water cannon trucks and a number of vehicles to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force as competition between Australia and China intensifies ... .

ILO-standard fishing vessel leaves for its maiden operation

Taipei Times 26 Oct 2022
One of the first Republic of China-flagged long-distance fishing vessels to comply with International Labour Organization (ILO) standards started its maiden voyage on Monday, leaving Pingtung County for a month-long operation in the Solomon Islands ... 88 distant-water long-liner is ...

China’s South Pacific Gambit: The Strategic Challenge

The Epoch Times 11 Sep 2022
The announcement came just a few months after the Solomon Islands and China signed a secret agreement that significantly expanded military and security cooperation between the two countries.

Australia says its navy can resume visits to Solomon Islands

The Sun Chronicle 07 Sep 2022
“Of course, we welcome the continued access of a member of the Pacific family — in this case, Australia — to Solomon Islands waters,” Wong told the Australian Broadcasting Corp ... wasn't also given an exemption, Wong said the Solomon Islands had indicated it was making its decisions on a case-by-case basis.

Australia navy can again visit Solomons

Taipei Times 07 Sep 2022
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping (not pictured) during a meeting in Beijing on Oct ... “Of course, we welcome the continued access of a member of the Pacific family — in this case, Australia — to Solomon Islands waters,” Wong told the Australian Broadcasting Corp.

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