Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

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 prime minister faces no-confidence vote after riots

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare faces a motion of no confidence on Monday, after anti-government riots saw dozens of buildings burnt down and shops looted in the Pacific island's ...

New Zealand to send military, police to Solomon Islands

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand will send up to 65 military and police personnel to the Solomon Islands in the coming days after rioting and looting broke out there last week over several i...

Solomon Islands police find 3 bodies after violent protests

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Solomon Islands police found three bodies in a burned-out building and arrested more than 100 people in this week's violence sparked by concerns about the Pacific nation's i...

Solomon Islands police find 3 bodies, make arrests

Solomon Islands police have found three bodies in a burned-out building, Australian media said on Saturday, as police made more than a hundred arrests following rioting in the South Pacific capital in...

Solomon Islands violence recedes but not underlying tension

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Violence receded Friday in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances that sparked two days of riots, inc...

EXPLAINER: Is China to blame for Solomon Islands unrest?

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Solomon Islands’ decision to switch its diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to Beijing has been blamed for arson and looting in the national capital Honiara, where protest...

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 ...

Solomon Islands: Officials impose curfew after days of unrest

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Friday blamed unnamed foreign countries for stoking violent protests that have ravaged the capital, Honiara, over the past three days — with c...

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...

Australia sending troops, police to Solomons amid unrest

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

Briton, Aussie killed in Solomon Islands by WWII bomb blast

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two men from Britain and Australia who were working in the Solomon Islands to locate bombs left behind from World War II have died after one of the bombs exploded, autho...

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...

27 dead on Solomon Islands ferry: Did it follow virus order?

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The leader of the remote Solomon Islands said Wednesday that 27 people had died after being washed overboard from a crowded ferry last week and the government is conduct...