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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    Australia promises million-dollar projects for Western province

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Australian High Commissioner has announced major development for Western Province. Dr Lachlan Strahan made the promise during a brief meeting with Premier David Gina yesterday in Gizo. He said the Australian government through...

    SIPA lights up Noro

    Solomon Ports yesterday officially commissioned the first-ever LED lighting system and CCTV fibre Network for Noro Port, Western Province. This takes Noro Port to become the second Port in the Pacific region behind Honiara Port,...


    Gov’t urged to abort plans to buy Mamara town houses GOVERNMENT has been urged to reconsider its intention to purchase houses from the Mamara Tasivarongo – Mavo township project for its public servants housing scheme. Opposition...

    VIEWPOINT- SIPA’s tariff and related revenue issues

    WILLIAM BARILE Former CEO of SIPA IN support of my previous article on the question whether SIPA is monopoly I would like to draw reader’s attentions to the long drawn trail of errors and, lack of...


    By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 142 tonnes of fish stocks worth around $2.4 billion (USD$306 million) were caught in Solomon Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). This was based on the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) member states comparative...

    Tuna offers hope during covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TUNA as a national asset for Solomon Islands offers more hope for the country in the current covid-19 pandemic. Minister for Ministry f Fisheries and Marine Resources Frederick Kologeto echoed this yesterday. “Today...

    2 logging firms ordered to stop work

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU TWO logging companies have been issued stop-work orders by the Central Islands Provincial government for non-payment of previous business licences and a current ones, as well as non-settlement of trespass claims by...

    Aust delivers additional $37M COVID-19 support

    Australia has provided an additional AUD6 million (SBD$37 Million) to keep Solomon Airlines in the air and to help Solomon Water deliver water to vulnerable communities. Australian High Commissioner, Dr Lachlan Strahan, and the Minister...

    Solomon Islands celebrates World Tuna Day

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands and relevant stakeholders in the Tuna industry have gathered to mark the celebration of World Tuna Day aimed at reflecting on the importance of Tuna to all individuals. The World...

    CAUSE Project making impact in Western urban centres

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Community Access and Urban Services Enhancement (CAUSE) project continues to deliver much needed development not only Gizo but also other urban centres in Western Province. There are a number of projects in...