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Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiTHE Ministry of Health and...

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD remains top of Solomon Islands exports to New Zealand valued at $10.,159 million in 2021.In 2020, wood exports to New Zealand dropped, after a steady progress in 2019 but in 2021 they bounced back significantly.Second on the list of top exports...

Western Province tourism  – the final test is coming

BY BEN BILUAGizoMOST tourism operators are looking forward to international borders reopening, but are they ready?Like other tourism operators in the region, local operators have felt the brunt of COVID-19.In Western Province, Agnes...

Sinking island

Schuijl produces documentary about Ontong JavaBY ALFRED PAGEPITUA feature-length documentary on Ontong Java, in the Malaita Outer Islands, whose inhabitants continue to live under existential threats of climate change has been released.Two filmakers...

Land Matters with Alan Mcneil: Land Rent

By ALAN MCNEIL, Commissioner of LandsEveryone who holds a Fixed Term Estate or a registered Lease is required to pay annual land rent.In this article I explain more about these fees, how they are calculated...
Solomon Islands
21,237
Total confirmed cases
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11,026
Total confirmed cases
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Fiji
65,465
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Australia
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GOV’T MOVES IN ON RIPEL

Negotiates deal to bail out two bankrupt Austrian companiesLEAKED documents have suggested that the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic and the Attorney General John Muria Jnr are cooking up a “dubious...

PM assassination report, Police reminds media of responsible reporting

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is encouraging the media to report with a sense of responsibility on matters that will cause fear among people.This reminder comes as an article was published...

TRAGIC BOAT TRIP

Skipper recalls that fateful journeyBY BEN BILUAGizoWe watched the other boat heading towards Shortland Island while we tried to fix one of the two 40hp engine and follow them behind. It was the last time we saw them.These are the words of Tony Nonga who was one of the passengers of two boats which set out of Gizo, one of which is missing.Fourteen people were onboard the missing boat, most of whom are children.“The sea was fine when we departed Gizo. Both boats, a 75hp and a double 40hp travelled side by side towards Vella then we went ashore on an Island to better prepare the boats before crossing...

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD remains top of Solomon Islands exports to New Zealand valued at $10.,159 million in 2021.In 2020, wood exports to New Zealand...

SECOND ESP

Most families still live ‘hand to mouth’: WaleBy EDDIE OSIFELOThe persistence of hardships felt...

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD remains top of Solomon Islands exports to New Zealand valued at $10.,159 million in 2021.In 2020, wood exports to New Zealand dropped, after a steady progress in 2019 but in...

Marovo communities mark Christmas in style

BY BEN BILUAGizoCOMMUNITIES in Marovo Lagoon, Western Province have celebrated Christmas in style.Boats were decorated with Christmas colors and paraded the lagoon on Christmas Day.In a brief comment to Island Sun Gizo, Don...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to support the tourism sector in Solomon Islands was signed on Tuesday at...

Land Matters with Alan Mcneil: Land Rent

By ALAN MCNEIL, Commissioner of LandsEveryone who holds a...

Tadai-Sahalu leaders oppose extension of parliament life

CHIEFS and traditional leaders from the Tadai and Sahalu...

M4DD thanks police for being ‘cordial’

BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiVice president of the Malaita for Democracy...

Government accuses Wale of inciting regionalism

GOVERNMENT says it is concerned about the way the...

Warrant of arrest for school chaplain

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE court has issued a warrant of arrest on the School Chaplain for Holau Vocational Christian Academy in West Honiara.This followed the...

‘Parliament road’ a failed project: Maelanga

By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTER of Infrastructure Development Manasseh Maelanga has confirmed the abandoned road development from the Girl Guide area up to the western precinct...

GOV’T COULD LOSE $56M

Businessman wins lawsuit following Police and Fisheries Ministry cock-upBY JENNIFER KUSAPAGovernment could lose $56 million over a huge cock-up by the RSIPF (police) and...

Businesses concerned over proposed facebook ban

STRUGGLING businesses have expressed concerns over Government’s proposal to temporarily ban the world’s biggest social networking site ‘facebook’ in Solomon Islands.The Solomon Islands Chamber...

2,000 seasonal workers by end of year: Gov’t

By EDDIE OSIFELOGOVERNMENT expects to send 2000 workers to Australia under the Labour Mobility scheme by the end of this year.Currently there are 533...