In the wake of all the drama since topless photos of Kate Middleton were published, the Duchess of Cambridge found herself over the weekend in the presence of a woman who was, well, you know. As she and husband Prince William arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday as part of their ongoing Diamond Jubilee tour to the South Pacific, the two were greeted and given necklaces by locals wearing very little above the waistline.
Kerry is the first secretary of state to visit the Solomon Islands. "We have huge historical ties that we respect enormously," Kerry said in the capital, Honiara.
His trip is viewed as an important part of President Barack Obama's strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, something that has irked China and been questioned by allies who wonder about the extent of U. "There is a lot that ties us together." Kerry said the Solomon Islands stands to benefit from U. funding for programs to deal with the effects of climate change in the Asia-Pacific region.
The , is independent, and the governor-general is appointed on the advice of the unicameral National Parliament.
The governor-general, who serves a term of up to five years, must be a citizen of Solomon Islands.
The United States contributed $250,000 in assistance to help deal with the cyclone in the Solomons, which also faces frequent earthquakes.
There are a number of different dates and explanations about how the Solomon Islands was first settled.Altogether there are 26 staffs (including the GS) in the department carryout duties ranging from collecting, compiling,analyzing and dissemination of information in the various subjects in the different sections.There are a range of careers available for job seekers or new graduates at Solomon Islands Ports Authority.It is said that he named the country Isle de Solomon after the riches of King Solomon and the biblical land of gold.Mendana was followed by missionaries, traders, labour recruiters and colonial administrators from many countries in Europe and Asia.Temperatures seldom exceed 90 °F (32 °C), and rainfall generally averages 120–140 inches (3,000–3,500 mm) a year. The 2007 earthquakes and tsunami caused further economic setbacks.