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  1. Inconvenient Realities: Climate Change and the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... as employment, a tribute to an old legacy of enticing black labour to an economy short of staffing. Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, she said with soothing corruption, would be added to Australia's Pacific Labour Scheme, nothing less than a ...

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  2. Flexenclosure wins key contract for South Pacific landing stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Total Telecom

    Swedish firm, Flexenclosure, has received an order for two eCentre cable landing stations to be deployed in the South Pacific. The new cable landing stations will be deployed in the Pacific Island nations of Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands, which are currently being connected by the 1 Swedish firm, Flexenclosure, has received an order for two eCentre cable landing stations to be deployed in the South Pacific.

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  3. Two cable landing stations in Vanuatu and Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    Swedish Internet infrastructure specialist Flexenclosure has received an order from Vanuatu-based telecommunications group Interchange for two eCentre cable landing stations, to be deployed in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands early next year. In the past 18 months, Flexenclosure has received orders in no less than five different Pacific island nations, cementing eCentre as the premier choice for cable landing stations in the Pacific region.

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  4. Tonga's Deputy Police Commissioner, NZ PM's FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    ... reporting to her. Pelenatita's previous roles included Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands ( ) Pacific Islands Contingent in 2012, Manager of Corporate Services, worked at the Pacific Transnational Crime ...

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  5. ADB Ramps Up Pacific Presence as Aid Donors Jostle for InfluenceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, and Tuvalu, as well as expand missions in Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu. "The new country offices will allow ADB to have more regular contact and substantive communication with government ...

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  6. The Woes of Climate Change StatesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    ... as employment, a tribute to an old legacy of enticing black labour to an economy short of staffing. Samoa, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, she said with soothing corruption, would be added to Australia's Pacific Labour Scheme, nothing less than a ...

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  7. Why does WA get the country's largest tremors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... boundaries, where different plates meet and push against one another. It affects New Zealand, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Japan and the Americas, as well as Indonesia, where the Indo-Australian Plate collides with the Eurasian ...

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  8. As Canberra's ties with Beijing come under pressure,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NEWS.com.au

    Jieh-Yung Lo says failing bilateral ties have created a new form of distrust and suspicion in Australia towards all things Chinese China-Australia relations are at their lowest point in years. And judging by recent events, such as Canberra banning Huawei and ZTE from taking part in the country's 5G network, and preventing the former from building an undersea internet cable connecting the Solomon Islands, Beijing censoring the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's website, and the growing strategic competition between the two sides in the Pacific, the relationship seems unlikely to improve any time soon.

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  9. Post-9/11, U.S. visa problems still play into terrorists' handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Lowell Sun

    ... processes" because of overstay rates of more than 30 percent: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Liberia and the Solomon Islands. Last year, a DHS inspector general's audit concluded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement cannot account for all visa ...

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  10. The post-9/11 cycle of cynicismRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... processes" because of overstay rates of more than 30 percent: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Liberia and the Solomon Islands. Last year, a DHS inspector general's audit concluded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement cannot account for all visa ...

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  11. This is how one photographer is honoring veterans of World War II and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Wave

    ... (Photo by Brittany MurrayPress-Telegram/SCNG) The U.S. Marine, then 22 years old, was stationed on the Solomon Islands, in the South Pacific, when - less than a year after America entered World War II - the Battle of Guadalcanal broke out. Suddenly, ...

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  12. 'They are tourism gold': Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Fiji and TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | ABC News

    ... of South Pacific Tourism Organisation, told the ABC. "I remember when Prince William and Kate went to the Solomon Islands they were given Pacific shirts a which became a wanted thing by the tourists and the locals," he said. "So it will come to a ...

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  13. UC Councillor, Fellow and Alumna named US AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Scoop

    ... to the United Nations in New York from June 2005 to June 2009. She served as deputy high commissioner to the Solomon Islands (1985-87), and Australia (1992-95). Dr Banks graduated with a Master of Arts (with First Class Honours) in Russian from UC, ...

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  14. Pacific Beat: FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | ABC News

    Warnings a new Australian agriculture visa would spell the end of the Pacific Islands Seasonal Workers Scheme, which sees thousands of people work on Australian farms each year, especially from Tonga and Vanuatu; The response to PNG's polio outbreak has been scaled up again, with the national vaccination campaign to now target an additional 2 million children; Worries remain amongst some everyday Papua New Guineans over the money spent on APEC, as construction has finished on the area that's intended to be the centrepiece of the capital for visiting delegations; A personal assurance from Australia's Prime Minister to his Solomon Islands' counterpart on Australia's commitment to the Paris Agreement; A scathing condemnation of the Nauru government in the so-called case of the Nauru 19, which was thrown out by the Supreme Court yesterday - but it's not yet over with the Nauru DPP set to ... (more)

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  15. Australia will stick with Paris Agreement, PM Morrison assures Solomons PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | ABC News

    Solomon Islands' Prime Minister Rick Hou says his Australian counterpart, Scott Morrison has personally assured him that Australia will not pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. Some Pacific Island nations are demanding Australia do more to curb its carbon emissions but Mr Hou says he's satisfied with the commitments Mr Morrison has made on climate change.

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  16. Malkin: The post-9/11 cycle of cynicism Sep 13 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... processes" because of overstay rates of more than 30 percent: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Liberia and the Solomon Islands. Last year, a DHS inspector general's audit concluded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement cannot account for all visa ...

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  17. The Post-9/11 Cycle of Cynicism: Remember. Forget. Repeat.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Michelle Malkin

    ... processes" because of overstay rates of more than 30 percent: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Liberia and the Solomon Islands. Last year, a DHS inspector general's audit concluded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement cannot account for all visa ...

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  18. Malkin: The post-9/11 cycle of cynicism Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Amarillo.com

    ... processes" because of overstay rates of more than 30 percent: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Liberia and the Solomon Islands. Last year, a DHS inspector general's audit concluded that Immigration and Customs Enforcement cannot account for all visa ...

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  19. Solomon Islands considers Vanuatu request for nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | ABC News

    Questions are being asked about the possible impact on Solomon Islands' already stretched health system - with just over 70 Solomon Islands nurses applying for jobs in Vanuatu as part of a recruitment drive to cater for shortages that country is facing. The country's Director of Nursing says there are more than 100 nursing graduates who could fill the gap, but questions remain over the quality of service.

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  20. Pacific Island nations: 'Climate change, not war, the main security threat' in the regionRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu - and two large ones, Australia and New Zealand. In practice, however, the two wealthy countries, which ...

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