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Life inspires me!

For International Women’s Day 2019, get to know some of the women driving change and increasing equality across the Pacific Islands. MILLICENT BARTY is the Chair of the Solomon Islands Young Entrepreneurs Council, as well as a Designer, and the manager of YHER Pacific, an initiative to tackle youth unemployment. She spoke to World Bank media:

Hou wants mining lease investigated

CARETAKER Prime Minister Rick Hou has instructed the Director of Mines to undertake a full review of the processes involved in the assessment and award of the Mining Lease to APID.


“Go with your interests and your passions”

World-Fish advocates for local women

World-Fish Solomon Islands has hosted a forum as part of their International Women’s Days celebration at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), School of Technology and Maritime Studies in Honiara last Friday.

International Woman's Day a success

Women from all backgrounds and organisations turned up in numbers Friday morning to mark the annual International Women's Day (IWD) with a parade from SMI in West Honiara to Honiara City Council (HCC) grounds.

Fire arm owner told to surrender weapon

POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley calls on the owner of the fire arm discharged during the arson incident at Kukwisi village, West Kwara’ae in Malaita on 23 February, to surrender it to police.

Australia's support for NGE begins

Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier has announced Australia’s package of assistance to Solomon Islands for the upcoming National General Election on 3 April.

Corruption, poverty in constituency must end

Corruption begins with wrong influence anda twist of mind towards one selfthat has contributed as factor to poverty in the community.

‘Review those laws’

Loopholes in Acts need tightening, says Hou

Regina’s path in film making and Activism

On International Women’s Day 2019, we are sharing stories of women doing inspiring work across the Pacific. Whether in the business world, advocacy, media or countless other sectors, their contributions highlight the transformative power of women in the region. REGINA LEPPING is a Filmmaker, Actor, Activist and Youth Empowerment and Engagement Specialist working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the UN’s Peace Building Fund. She is also the co-founder of the Say It Out Loud Film Festival. She spoke to World Bank Media: 

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