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Investors taking risks to invest here

INVESTORS of the country’s newly established bank – Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) are taking risks to invest in Solomon Islands.

Fiji poll suggests majority want Frank Bainimarama as PM

RNZI: A survey of voters in Fiji suggests most people polled would choose Rear Admiral Frank Bainimarama as Prime Minister, and would vote for his FijiFirst party.

Missing Tongan fishermen believed to be found alive in Fiji

RNZI: Three missing Tongan fisherman are believed to have been found alive in Fiji's Lau group.

American Samoa grocery store violates minimum wage laws

RNZI: A grocery store in American Samoa, K.S Mart, has agreed to pay over 85 thousand US dollars to 87 employees for violations of the minimum wage and overtime laws.

Pacific Islanders will need alternative sources of protein

IUCN:  Overfishing, population growth, rapid urbanization, habitat degradation and climate change are all leading to a ‘perfect storm’ for coastal fisheries in the Pacific Islands region, which means that many Pacific Island countries and territories will need to find alternative sources of protein for their population within the next two decades.

Pacific leaders push for more funds to combat extreme weather

RADIO AUSTRALIA: Pacific leaders have launched a global campaign to improve weather forecasting and climate services for small island nations.

ABC: Ewen McKenzie chuckles when he recalls the baptism of fire in international coaching he underwent last year when Australia took on New Zealand in back-to-back Tests to open the Rugby Championship.

Twin sisters to lead girls’ basketball

The Solomon Islands girl’s U19 basketball squad will be boosted with the inclusion of the twin sisters Maya and Nefertiti Van Den Heever.

Gizo netball gets support

The Heritage Park Hotel has come to the support of Gizo netball association by availing their premier venue, the Club HP for the association to conduct its fundraising this evening starting at 6pm.

Fijians beat visitors in friendly

Fiji Times: The Fiji Invitational netball side defeated the visiting Singapore team 65-43 during their friendly match on Monday night at the FMF Gymnasium.