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ANALYSIS: By Terence Wood A spectre is haunting the Pacific. It is focused on Solomon Islands today, but has eyes everywhere and might pounce...

THE VILLAGE EXPLAINER: By Dan McGarry If the coming election goes to Australia’s Labor party, Penny Wong is very likely to become Foreign Minister. So...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific regional correspondent and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific journalist The Solomon Islands prime minister is adamant a security co-operation agreement his...

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific regional correspondent A senior Solomon Islands opposition MP has warned that the controversial security agreement with China could result in...

ANALYSIS: By Transform Aqorau in Honiara It has been an interesting couple of weeks for Solomon Islands, with stories of policing, weapons, replica weapons and...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Fourteen officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have completed the first public order management (POM) training conducted...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has denied allowing the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) to establish a military base in the...

RNZ News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there is "very little" reason for China to station military forces on Solomon Islands, describing developments...

By Robert Iroga Solomon Islands opposition leader Matthew Wale has warned that the country is a young and "fairly fragile" democracy and should keep clear...

ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis and Czeslaw Tubilewicz of the University of Adelaide The draft security agreement between China and Solomon Islands circulating on social media...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara After a day of political showdown that at times involved shouting battles and personal clashes, the much anticipated motion of...

RNZ Pacific The Solomon Islands prime minister came in for searing criticism when he faced a confidence vote in Parliament today. A motion of no confidence...

ANALYSIS: By Transform Aqorau The riots in Honiara yesterday, disturbing the city’s normally quiet atmosphere, were unexpected but not surprising. Someone made reference to a possible...

ANALYSIS: By Sheldon Chanel in Suva The uproar over the recent fisticuffs between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats in Fiji may have subsided, with the Fijian...

By Grubsheet Feejee publisher Graham Davis Reports are emerging of a serious diplomatic incident in Suva 10 days ago in which two Chinese diplomats from...