Politics

Preparations Underway for Royal Visit

Preparations Underway for Royal Visit

Preparation for the visit next week by His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles to Solomon Islands is well underway.
Police Destroys 745 Kilograms of Cocaine

Police Destroys 745 Kilograms of Cocaine

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have destroyed the 500 kilograms of cocaine seized from a yacht in September 2018 during a joint operation with the Australian Federal Police in the foreshores of Honiara.
Japanese soldiers in Guadalcanal during WW II.

Chinese Investor Cuts Access to Historical Site

The battlefields of Guadalcanal, in the Solomon Islands, draw visitors from the US and its war allies, as well as those from Japan, decades after the bloody campaign in the South Pacific ended.
IMF Release Findings After Consultations on Article IV

IMF Release Findings After Consultations on Article IV

International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ms. Alison Stuart visited the Solomon Islands during October 30-November 12 to hold discussions on the 2019 Article IV Consultation. At the conclusion of the visit, Ms. Stuart issued the following statement:
Today, a number of locations within the Solomon Islands are facing immediate and direct climate change impacts such as sea-level rise and food and water insecurity.

Climate Change, Conflict, and Peacebuilding in Solomon Islands

Meaningful engagement with the social and conflict implications of climate change in Solomon Islands must be firmly grounded within local worldviews—within Solomon Islanders’ physical, economic, political, and social and spiritual worlds.