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2008-07-27 06:00:29

Text of report by Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation text website on 26 July The Solomon Islands Electricity Authority, SIEA, owes 18m dollars in fuel to its suppliers.

2008-06-24 02:30:09

Text of report by Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation text website on 23 June The parliamentary opposition has called on the prime minister, Dr Derek Sikua to use his reserved powers under the country's Telecommunication Act to end the telecommunication crisis besetting the country.

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2007-10-18 07:15:00

The carcasses of three bottlenose dolphins - including a calf - were found dumped near a holding pen in the Solomon Islands where controversial exports of the mammals were planned. The exporting company on Wednesday denied any knowledge.

2006-05-06 21:41:30

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare defended the appointment of a jailed politician as his country's new police minister on Sunday, saying evidence the new minister had incited riots might not hold up in court.

2006-05-03 23:38:29

By Walter Nalangu HONIARA (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands' parliament elected a new prime minister on Thursday to replace Snyder Rini, whose election last month sparked rioting that forced him to resign after just six days.

2006-04-27 02:39:27

By Walter Nalangu HONIARA (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands head of state lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the capital Honiara on Thursday but foreign troops and police remained on the streets to prevent fresh riots sparked by the election of a premier.

2006-04-26 23:33:15

HONIARA (Reuters) - The Solomon Islands head of state lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the capital Honiara on Thursday but heavily armed foreign troops and police will continue patrolling the streets after rioting last week.

2006-04-26 02:43:11

By Walter Nalangu HONIARA (Reuters) - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Snyder Rini, whose election sparked rioting and looting, resigned on Wednesday saying he no longer had the support of parliament, sparking celebrations on the streets of the capital.

2006-04-25 20:11:50

By Walter Nalangu HONIARA (Reuters) - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Snyder Rini, whose election sparked rioting and looting, resigned on Wednesday saying he no longer had the support of parliament, sparking celebrations on the streets of the capital.


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