Welcome To Solomon Islands In Focus

As a long­time friend of the Solomon Islands, let me say the aim of this website is to bring you news about the Solomon Islands, promote tourism to the "Happy Isles” and generate donations for causes in the Solomons that will provide income for charitable institutions dependent on aid and help to give much needed money for local craftsmen and women.

I would encourage you to see for yourself a most unique and different part of the world and meet friendly, hospitable people while enjoying the sheer delights and beauty of a easy accessible Pacific paradise.

SI’s Magistrates’ Court Circuits To Go Ahead With Support From Australia

Frank Short, 13-Oct-2021

According to a report in today’s copy of the Solomon Times Online, the Magistrates’ Court circuits to the provinces will now go ahead for the rest of this year after the Australian Government agreed to make up the funding shortfall which last month forced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2021 court circuit calendar.

Private sector helping to fund green energy in Africa.

Frank Short, 13-Oct-2021

The UN shared a story on my Linkedin page today which I will reshare with readers of my regular letters in the Solomon Islands where there is a great need to break free of imported fossil fuels to boost the economy and move forward with green energy projects.

UNDP PIF and UK Government Call for Increased Effectiveness of Climate Finance in the Pacific

Frank Short, 13-Oct-2021

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) have released a discussion paper which highlights some of the issues on climate finance effectiveness in the Pacific region.

Auki receives a new garbage truck from the Japanese Government

Frank Short, 13-Oct-2021

The Government of Japan has delivered a garbage truck worth $650,000 to Malaita Province yesterday to boost waste management efforts in Auki.

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