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Monday, May 23, 2022

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELOA BIG Chinese delegation led...

Upgrade of MSG building underway

BY BEN BILUAGizoCOMMUNITY Access and Urban Services...

Call for visa conditions for expat airline managers

BY BEN BILUAGizoTRAINING for Pacific Island airline...

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELOA BIG Chinese delegation led by its Foreign Affairs minister Wang Yi is expected in Honiara next week in his first ever visit here.Political sources confirmed this to Island Sun this week.But they could not say for certain the day of arrival...

SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our Nation’s Nurses’ on International Nurses Day, joining with eight other prominent Solomon Islands businesses and organisations to sponsor a VIP scenic flight for 18 dedicated nurses...

Siota faces sweet turnover

BY BEN BILUAGizoTHERE are some points in life that prejudice can lead to a sweeter outcome.This is the story of Santos Krobe Siota, 38 years old from Isabel Province who has been accepted...

SI to benefit from Japan’s ¥1.3trillion aid

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOSOLOMON Islands is one of the listed priority countries to benefit from Japan’s 1.3trillion Yen initiative towards the Pacific climate change programme.The Government of Japan has allocated 1.3 trillion yen towards its...
Solomon Islands
18,174
Total confirmed cases
Updated on May 23, 2022 2:26 am
Vanuatu
8,659
Total confirmed cases
Updated on May 23, 2022 2:26 am
Fiji
64,841
Total confirmed cases
Updated on May 23, 2022 2:26 am
Australia
6,948,967
Total confirmed cases
Updated on May 23, 2022 2:26 am

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...

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELOA BIG Chinese delegation led by its Foreign Affairs minister Wang Yi is expected in Honiara next week in his first ever...

SECOND ESP

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

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELOA BIG Chinese delegation led by its Foreign Affairs minister Wang Yi is expected in Honiara next week in his first ever visit here.Political sources confirmed this to Island Sun this...

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...

Solomon Airlines spells out plans to keep it operational

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSOLOMON Airlines has taken a step into resizing and restructuring the company by undertaking a thorough...

SI to benefit from Japan’s ¥1.3trillion aid

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOSOLOMON Islands is one of the...

Manele warns Suidani

FOREIGN Minister urges Malaita Premier to be ‘mindful’ of...

Inland Revenue still to collect $1.9B debt

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Inland Revenue Division of Ministry of...

Schools urged to cut costs

By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Education and Human Resources urges...

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...