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Solomon Islands prime minister survives no-confidence vote after riots

SYDNEY, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday survived a no-confidence motion in parliament after accusing the Pacific island nation's most populous province...

Solomon Islands leader wins no-confidence vote after riots

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The leader of the Solomon Islands survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Monday following riots in the capital last month. Prime Minister Manas...

Solomon Islands politician wants diplomatic ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The head of the most populous province in the Solomon Islands said the country would likely switch diplomatic ties back to Taiwan if the prime minister is ousted from his post fo...

Soloman Islands protests continue over China relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Demonstrations continued in Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, for a second day on Thursday (Nov. 25) as protestors set fire to Parliament and buildings in ...

Australia sending troops to Solomon Islands as unrest grows

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced Thursday it is sending police, troops and diplomats to the Solomon Islands to help after anti-government demonstrators defied lockdown orders and took to...

Official from former ally Solomon Islands in Taiwan for medical treatment

TAIPEI (Taipei News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it is happy to see that a former diplomatic ally has confidence in Taiwanese healthcare after a Solomon Islands provincial prem...

Taiwan shows 'humanitarian aid is not about politics'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The premier of a Solomon Islands province has received humanitarian medical aid from Taiwan even after the nation switched recognition to China in 2019, according to a sen...

Solomons province pushes for independence in 'China switch' fallout

The large Solomon Islands province of Malaita said it will conduct an independence referendum after rejecting the Pacific nation’s decision last year to cut its association with Taiwan and estab...

Solomon Islands seizes Taiwan's donation of anti-pandemic supplies meant for province in need

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday (Aug. 6) that Taiwan's donation of anti-pandemic supplies to a province of the Solomon Islands has been seized by ...

China cries foul after Taiwan donates anti-epidemic supplies to Solomon Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China recently issued a statement condemning the Solomon Islands' Malaita Province for receiving Taiwan's donation of anti-epidemic supplies last week and asked th...

Solomon Islands shifts ties from Taiwan to China for US$500 million in 'aid'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Solomon Islands has decided to switch diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China today (Sept. 16), reportedly in exchange for US$500 million (NT$15.4 billion) in aid from Be...