Category Frank Short

Call for down streaming of timber

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When meeting with the new US Ambassador, H.E.Erin McKee this week, the Prime Minister, the Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, told the Ambassador the Solomon Islands government is committed to decentralising developments to the provinces. The Solomon Islands government is also keen…

Putting news of Solomon Islands in perspective

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Over the years in which I have used my website to post news of regional affairs, covering happenings, events and developments in neighbouring countries, such as Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Fiji and the Marshall Islands, I…

Protecting endangered sea turtles


A news release from EcoWatch and published recently, by Solomon Times online tells the story of how women from the communities of Kahtupika, Wagina and Kia, with assistance from international funding agencies and the Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment are…