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THIMPHU, BHUTAN (Xinhua) - The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which is known for its happiness concept, is poised to join the middle-income countries, as it graduates from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) category, the United Nations Committee for Development Policy has announced. Bhutan is o

KATHMANDUTRIBUNE.COM - 2018-03-18 12:48:50

‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏ to graduate from UN 's least developed countries list

An artificial island in the Lau Lagoon, Malaita Province. Photo: SIBC A United Nations expert committee announced last week that Solomon Islands is among the four countries that could soon graduate from the ranks of the world's poorest and most vulnerable nations. According to the UN News Centre, So

SIBCONLINE.COM.SB - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Discovering the ‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏ with the Master Liveaboards Fleet

A lionfish yawns on a wreck off of "White Beach" Bereft of blue skies and being pummeled by relentless rain amidst 40-knot winds, the first few days aboard the new Solomons PNG Master truly felt like a voyage into a final frontier. After all, the initial European vessels to explore these waters were


Mass Slaughter in the ‎Solomon‏s

Fanalei, Solomon Islands: Dolphin Project can confirm that on March 9th, over 500 pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenellaattenuatta) or unubulu* were slaughtered in the small village of Fanalei, Solomon Islands. In the largest single slaughter of dolphins in the Solomons since 2013, approximately 20


Koete RTC launches wind mill project

His Excellency Don Higgins and the acting PS for MEHRD James Bosamata arriving at the Bishop Koete centre. BISHOP Koete Rural Training Centre (RTC) at Taroniara in Ngella, Central Province over the weekend took ownership of a newly installed wind mill project funded by New Zealand. High Commissioner


Junior shines for Rewa FC 's youth side

YOUNG tennis star now uprising soccer star Benjamin Junior is now the talk of football in the country, after shining for his Rewa FC outfit. Junior is now currently playing for the Rewa FC Under-19 side, and have scored 6 goals in 4 matches played. Following his reign in the youth team, the 18 year


Vancouver Club Night : ‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏

In 2015, BCA Members Barbara Erickson and Lionel Dobson discovered that tourists and offshore cruisers rarely make the effort to visit the Solomon Islands... For the rest of the story from sail-world.com CLICK HERE! In 2015, BCA Members Barbara Erickson and Lionel Dobson discovered that tourists an



The Lapita people originated in Taiwan and nearby regions. Britannica reports that the Lapita people were 'highly mobile' seafaring explorers. By 2000 BCE they had established themselves in the Bismarck Archipelago. Around 1600 BCE they had moved to the Solomon Islands, and by 1000 BCE the Lapita pe


I-League 2nd Division : Ozone FC 's David Booth : Coming back to India was too hard to resist

The preliminary round of I-League 2nd division kick-started earlier this month. Ozone FC, the 2nd division outfit from Bengaluru, appointed David Booth as the head coach in November 2017. Discussing the interest from the club, the 69-year-old admitted that the offer was too tempting. ''I received an

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-18 18:12:17

Autoline : Car clubs , events in Southern Maryland

The Southern Maryland Mustang Club is hosting its 12th annual "Spring Fling" ALL FORD car and truck show on Saturday, April 7 (rain date is April 14), from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The show will be held at Patuxent High School, located at 12485 Southern Connector Blvd., in Lusby and is a Ford powered and bodie


Photographer of the Week - Andrew Sallmon

Andy's images from his own backyard are some of his most memorable-like this sea lion photographed at Santa Barbara Island, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, California An artist is only as good as his tools, or so they say. Try telling that to seasoned underwater photo pro Andrew Sallmon,


Women trained in leadership and management

A graduate receives her APTC certificate in leadership and management at APTC's Graduation Ceremony in Gizo last week. PHOTO APTC. The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) celebrated the achievements of 13 Solomon Islanders at its graduation ceremony in Gizo on 9 March, 2018. It was a special


R. William Hill

R. William "Bill" Hill, 98, Grand Forks, died March 9, 2018, at 4000 Valley Square-Woodside Village. R. William Hill, the son of Roscoe and Helen (Montgomery) Hill, and stepson of Martin Lystad, was born in Grand Forks on Nov. 2, 1919. He was raised and educated in Grand Forks, and was a 1938 gradua


Queensland cyclone threat : Winds of 90kmh to SMASH ‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏ - latest weather radar

QUEENSLAND and Solomon Island residents are on high alert for a cyclone after the threat increased to a 50 percent chance. Here are the latest weather radars and forecast predictions for Cyclone Linda. BOM Australia's Bureau of Meteorology has increased the chances of a tropical storm, which is curr


The Serve : The joy of chocolate

Ratio Cocoa Roasters Photo: Joe Armao Chocolate maker Debb Makin has a storied past. As a zoologist in Kenya, she gave baboons vasectomies and, in Texas, trained rhinos to accept life-saving injections. In England, she was lunching in a village pub when the owners asked if she'd consider running the


This Ancient South Pacific Sipper Is Officially Trending

In one of Brooklyn's coolest neighborhoods, free-spirited locals sip on a beverage they say helps them relax, unwind, and socialize. At a similar bar in Berkeley, Cal., students imbibe during a mid-afternoon study session, taking gulps from coconut shells and chasing it with bites from a juicy tange

VINEPAIR.COM - 2018-03-18 11:03:17

A permaculture garden is not just about organic farming

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY-Since March is Women's Month, I thought it would be fitting to feature Filipinas who are promoting sustainable farming and dining. For this week, I interviewed Sarah Queblatin, founder of Green Releaf Initiative, a nongovernmental organization (NGO) that uses holistic systems li


Leaving the LDCs category : Booming Bangladesh prepares to graduate

Propelled by better health and education, lower vulnerability and an economic boom, Bangladesh, the largest least developed country (LDC) in terms of population and economic size, looks likely to leave the LDC category by 2024. For the first time, the country is expected to meet the three criteria f


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Paradise with a past : WWII remnants mix with tropical beauty in ‎Solomon‏ ‎Islands‏

If a remote South Pacific destination with lots of World War II artifacts and world-class diving appeals to you, check out the Solomon Islands. This 992-island archipelago sits northeast of Australia, about 6,100 miles southwest of Los Angeles. Most of its 550,000 citizens are Melanesians and almost