Solomon Islands violence

Solomons PM survives confidence vote, blames crisis on 'Taiwan's agents'

The pro-Beijing leader comfortably saw off an opposition attempt to oust him, winning 32 votes to 15 after a fractious and hot-tempered day-long debate.

published on : 6th December 2021

New Zealand to send peacekeepers to crisis-hit Solomon Islands

The crisis in the Solomon Islands erupted last week when protests over government policies turned violent, fuelled by poverty, unemployment and inter-island rivalries in the nation of 800,000.

published on : 1st December 2021