Solomon Islands

Honiara still recovering from 2014 floods

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It's been almost a year since flash floods devastated Solomon Islands' capital city Honiara, but work is still going on to repair vital infrastructure like roads and bridges.

In some cases, transport managers have opted for quick fixes to traffic problems, as they wait for major development projects to begin later in the year.

One plan to improve traffic flow was to make the Old Mataniko bridge one-way, but the Solomons Infrastructure Ministry says that idea has provoked a backlash from businesses in nearby China Town.

Presenter: Sam Bolitho

Speaker: Moses Virivolomo, permanent secretary, Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure

Australian Broadcasting Corporation