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  1. 46 participants complete diplomatic induction courseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    AN induction course for the diplomatic service was completed by 46 participants from various ministries and departments and one each from Nauru and the Solomon Islands at the former parliamentary complex in Nasese on Thursday. Co-ordinator of the seven-day course and Fiji's ambassador to Japan Isikeli Mataitoga said participants were trained in basic skills on becoming a successful diplomat and a possible job opportunity at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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  2. NZDF Lends a Helping Hand to HoniaraRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... collaboration with our Pacific partners. The sailors have also been engaging with locals in Honiara and the Solomon Islands, through working par-ties, school visits, sports, and opening the ship to visitors which saw nearly 1,000 locals going on ...

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  3. Abbott is cutting Australia adrift from what matters in the world of aid and environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... is capping its emissions by 2030 for the same reason. Australia's decade-long Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands was expensive but a worthwhile. By building the local government's capacity to deliver services, we helped build livelihoods ...

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  4. Late Portland man's WWII story shared in national magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Westfield Republican

    ... served aboard the USS O'Bannon, a naval destroyer. On April 5, 1943, the vessel was cruising near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific and made radar contact with a Japanese submarine. Initially, the plan was to ram the submarine, but American ...

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  5. 72 receive vocational and trade qualificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Matangi Tonga

    ... ers in specialized sectors in the Pacific region with campuses in Samoa, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Solomon Islands. Ma'ulupe Mala'efo'ou (left), Olalei Lapu'aho (centre), Cert. 3 Wall and Floor Tiling. QSM Hall, 27 August 2015

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  6. It's not just Andrew Hastie: The WA politicians with military backgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... colonel and commanding a reserve infantry regiment, which trained and deployed soldiers for missions to the Solomon Islands. He deployed to Afghanistan as part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, where he was the Australian Task ...

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  7. How Art Collected By a Long-Lost Rockefeller Changed the Met Museum ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The New York Observer

    ... said Ms. Lutkehaus. One of only two dozen remaining Grere'o Shields, (early to mid-19th century) from the Solomon Islands. (Photo: The Met) In an interview with USC News , Ms. Lutkehaus explained that non-Western art had been appreciated in Europe ...

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  8. NZ Defence Force Chaplains to Be RememberedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Scoop

    ... chaplains have served on a variety of operations and exercises including in Afghanistan, Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu following Tropical Cyclone Pam, and continue to offer the care and support that was also provided by those chaplains ...

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  9. India needs to widen its engagement with other island countries.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Indian Express

    ... and depend on liberal access to its labour market. Melanesia - covering Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - has made more progress than others in subregional cooperation, through the Melanesian Spearhead Group. With this ...

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  10. Trade meetRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Fiji Times

    THE Melanesian Spearhead Group trade officials have begun discussions on a draft legal text on goods and services that would come under a more comprehensive trade agreement known as the MSGTA 3. The series of technical working group meetings held in Nadi will focus on the implementation of the trade agreement later this year. In a statement, MSG technical working group on goods and services chairman Jack O'oi of the Solomon Islands said these rounds of negotiations were crucial as the MSG approached the final countdown months and weeks towards November when trade ministers considered the final document.

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  11. Ashley Madison aftermath: Confessions, suicide reports and hot on the hacker's trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Regina Leader Post

    ... the hackers' actions posed "actual danger to life." The hack affected 32 million users from Brazil to the Solomon Islands, so the fallout is truly global - even if much of it, for obvious reasons, is being kept private. Over the weekend, the ...

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  12. A blind eye being turned to erosion of heritage, historyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Medincine Hat News

    ... farming practices, encroaching urban and infrastructure development and more. The East Rennell site in the Solomon Islands is threatened by potential logging operations, as well as increased water levels and salinity caused by climate change. Beyond ...

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  13. Wesley E. LeechRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Gazette

    ... E. and Ethel M. (Gsell) Leech. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II on Mbanika Island in the Solomon Islands. Wesley married Ruth E. Engelkens on Oct. 10, 1948, in Morrison. She preceded him in death Dec. 23, 1989. He was a member of ...

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  14. Potatoes were - no baloney'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Observer

    ... Zanghi served aboard the USS O'Bannon, a naval destroyer. On April 5, 1943, the vessel was cruising near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific and made radar contact with a Japanese submarine. Initially, the plan was to ram the submarine, but American ...

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  15. Solomon Islands landowners claim Australians left ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Scoop

    The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian previous owner , accusing it of leaving behind a $40 million environmental disaster and called for it to be shut down by regulators. The claim has been vigorously rejected by the company, Melbourne-based St Barbara Limited , which says it left the country only after the Solomon Islands government thwarted its attempts to start repairing the Gold Ridge mine in the wake of a flood in April 2014.

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  16. Aid fraud cases revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NEWS.com.au

    ... affairs department has revealed it investigated the misuse of Australian aid money in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, East Timor, Afghanistan and Somalia. IN one case the head of the PNG Law and Justice secretariat gave himself and his staff an ...

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  17. MSG holds key trade meetingsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Fiji Times

    ... week in Nadi by the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). Senior officials and representatives from Fiji, PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu are attending the first meeting held today at the Tanoa International Hotel where talks on a new and more ...

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  18. Building football with a strong foundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Fiji Times

    ... fruits for the district of Rewa. "We had players such as James Naka, George Lui and Abraham Iniga from Solomon Islands playing for our team a few years back. "At the same time there were development works going on and we had a lot of influence from ...

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  19. State of the Nation | Monday, August 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Gloucester Advocate

    ... bombing to another blast in what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack on the Thai capital. More here a-o SOLOMON ISLANDS: The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian previous owner, accusing it ...

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  20. Wake Up, Wimmera | August 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    ... bombing to another blast in what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack on the Thai capital. More here a-o SOLOMON ISLANDS: The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian previous owner, accusing it ...

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