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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Climate finance roadmap launched

BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma...

Court wants a quick one on Winwin case

BY JENNIFER KUSAPACourt has told counsels in...

Gov’t hopes to table TRC report next year

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government hopes to table...

Climate finance roadmap launched

BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma launched the Solomon Islands Roadmap for improving access to climate finance and public spending document at the Heritage Park Hotel on 2nd December 2022.Kuma launched the document with Permanent Secretary National Planning Susan Sulu and Berdi Berdiyev,...

Recovering from Japan’s Great east Earthquake

BY OFANI EREMAEAS Naomitsu Kakui spoke to a group of visiting journalists about the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the pain and trauma of that disaster could still be detected on his face.Kakui,...

A concrete structure with a deep history

By OFANI EREMAELOCATED under a tree at the foot of the towering Sakurajima volcano in Japan’s south, this odd concrete structure bears little semblance to the rich history of the island it occupies.Indeed,...

LANDOWNERS CRY ‘FRAUD’

Gov’t backs Malaysian logger to export illegally-cut TubiBY EDDIE OSIFELOA Malaysian logging company, Sunrise Investments Limited has exported more than 10,000 cubic meters of Xanthostemon logs (tubi) from Korona, San Jorge, Isabel province.This is...
Solomon Islands
24,575
Total confirmed cases
Updated on December 4, 2022 2:06 pm
Vanuatu
11,952
Total confirmed cases
Updated on December 4, 2022 2:06 pm
Fiji
68,451
Total confirmed cases
Updated on December 4, 2022 2:06 pm
Australia
10,751,318
Total confirmed cases
Updated on December 4, 2022 2:06 pm

Flu strikes city residents

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOUP to 72 per cent of people currently admitted at the National Referral Hospital are suffering from the flu outbreak in Honiara.That’s according to Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana.Togamana said...

OUTBREAK!

Flu hits Honiara, likely to spread to other provinces, says ministerBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA FLU outbreak (Viral Respiratory Illnesses or VRI) has been declared for Honiara and Malaita.Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana relayed...

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...

Climate finance roadmap launched

BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma launched the Solomon Islands Roadmap for improving access to climate finance and public spending document at the...

Rescued local returns home

A Solomon Islander who was rescued after 47 days at sea on August 18...

Climate finance roadmap launched

BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma launched the Solomon Islands Roadmap for improving access to climate finance and public spending document at the Heritage Park Hotel on 2nd December 2022.Kuma launched the...

Gizo inter-faith hosts youth programme

BY BEN BILUAGizoGIZO Inter-Faith Committee has successfully hosted a special event for youths at Gizo.The event themed “connecting youths for peace building” brought together youths from every church in Gizo together to share...

Frigate Island on path to being tourist haven

BY SAMIE WAIKORITHE white sandy island of Nafinua, also known as Frigate Island, outside of Namuga, Star Harbour of...

LANDOWNERS CRY ‘FRAUD’

Gov’t backs Malaysian logger to export illegally-cut TubiBY EDDIE...

SI to benefit from Japan’s ¥1.3trillion aid

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

HCC awaits pending request

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOHONIARA City Council (HCC) Provincial Disaster...

Aftershocks to continue

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOAFTERSHOCKS of the 7.3 magnitude...

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...