Solomon Islands


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Synonyms for Solomon Islands

the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth

the northernmost islands are part of Papua New Guinea

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"New Zealand has a long running relationship with Solomon Islands, including our previous involvement in the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI).
According to the group, the task force, part of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) policy, is not seeking to determine whether the Solomon Islands are to switch recognition from Taiwan to China.
Under the agreement announced by SES, Our Telekom, the operator in the Solomon Islands and Oceania region, has contracted capacity on SES' Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) fleet to enhance connectivity between remote provinces and the nation's capital, Honiara.
Authorities prosecuted two suspected sex traffickers accused of exploiting two child victims from the Solomon Islands at logging camps.
The Solomon Islands is a country composed of about 1,000 large and small islands.
"Already there [is] information coming in from Makira as well as parts of Solomon Islands not within the tsunami threat area, [that] confirm some dwellings, houses, etc, have been collapsed due to the shaking," (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-09/solomon-islands-rocked-by-powerful-earthquake/8105686) said Loti Yates of the National Disaster Management Office in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands. 
ADB is extending a $21 million loan, with the Government of Australia providing two grants totaling $27.8 million, for the transport infrastructure upgrade program, which is a key priority of the Government of the Solomon Islands. The Solomon Islands has earmarked $34.4 million in counterpart support for the program, which is a pillar of its National Transport Plan.
France-based bank, BRED, has been granted permission to open a branch in the Solomon Islands.
The Solomon Islands, a sovereign country consisting of a network of picturesque, tropical islands located in the Pacific Ocean, has a population of a little more than 500,000 people, according to census data published in 2009, many of whom have been adversely affected by rising sea levels in recent years.
The submerged islands were part of the Solomon Islands, an archipelago that over the last two decades has seen annual sea levels rise as much as 10 millimeters (.4 inch), according to research published in the May issue of the online journal Environmental Research Letters.
* The Solomon Islands insurance industry is regulated by the Central Bank of the Solomon Islands.
Peiris, the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in Australia Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe, who is also concurrently accredited to the Solomon Islands visited the Solomon Islands on 22nd May 2014 and called on Gordon Darcy Lilo, Prime Minister of Solomon Islands and handed over a letter from President Rajapaksa, and also handed over a bank draft of USD 50,000/- to Connelly Sandakabatu, Minister for Development Planning and Aid Coordination.
Last year, you embarked on a trip to the Solomon Islands. I picture a lot of people browsing Kayak or Expedia and fantasizing about booking a trip to a remote country in the South Pacific, but never actually pulling the trigger.
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