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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government will be very...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is committed to ensuring that the payments system landscape of the country is modernised, efficient and meets international standards for payments and securities settlements. This was reiterated by CBSI following the passing of the Payment Systems Bill (PSB)...

AGONY OF A BOY, 3

Help Xavier get the cancer treatment he needs overseasBy OFANI EREMAEAS he hugged his critically-ill son on his bed at the National Referral Hospital (NRH), Francis Bele could not imagine losing a child...

Its like a dream come true

Joel Tereoha was born 11 years ago with severe Cerebral Palsy. His grandmother, together with his loving family, have coped with his disability until he became too heavy for them to lift.The Rotary Club...

SIBC to air news supporting government only

By EDDIE OSIFELOOFFICE of Prime Minister and Cabinet has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) to do self-censorship on its news and programmes.This means SIBC is not allowed to broadcast any news and paid programmes...
Solomon Islands
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Total confirmed cases
Updated on August 9, 2022 1:19 pm
Vanuatu
11,723
Total confirmed cases
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Fiji
67,869
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Australia
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Bomb blasting at Alligator Creek

Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team will conduct a live demolition of bombs at Hells Point, in the Alligator Creek area East of Honiara today.Officer In-charge (OIC) of EOD, Inspector Clifford Tunuki says,...

Bilateral talks line-up for Solomon Islands delegates

BY BEN BILUASuva, FijiSOLOMON Islands delegates to the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting has a long line of bilateral talks beginning today.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will meet with the Korean Delegation today to...

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...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is committed to ensuring that the payments system landscape of the country is modernised, efficient and meets...

SECOND ESP

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

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) is committed to ensuring that the payments system landscape of the country is modernised, efficient and meets international standards for payments and securities settlements. This was reiterated...

SIBC NOT UNIFYING!

….PM explain reasons for broadcasters’ omission as SOEBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Prime Minister has accused the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) of deviating from its purpose of uniting the country. Manasseh Sogavare made this statement...

200 visitors expected for war anniversary

HOT on the heels of its official border reopening, the Solomon Islands tourism industry is back in business in...

SIBC to air news supporting government only

By EDDIE OSIFELOOFFICE of Prime Minister and Cabinet has...

AGONY OF A BOY, 3

Help Xavier get the cancer treatment he needs overseasBy...

SI to benefit from Japan’s ¥1.3trillion aid

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

MINING ROW BREWS UP ON SAN JORGE

By EDDIE OSIFELOANOTHER row over resources is brewing on...

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...