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Friday, July 30, 2021

    Manele declares ownership of MV Lady Libaka

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA MEMBER of Parliament for Hograno, Kia and Havulei Jeremiah Manele says MV Libaka is owned by the constituency through a trust board. Manele said the trust board comprises of six wards, Havulei, Kia,...

    More women sell clothes as result of hardship

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TIMES are hard, and so are Job opportunities in Honiara and other urban centres around the country. For many women, the Honiara Central Market has been a source of income during these...

    Airline responds to criticisms

    SOLOMON Airlines has employed flight attendants in Brisbane, Australia, due to costs and home quarantine protocols. The airline clarified this after some people have criticized the management on social media for not recruiting local flight...

    Mala to protect its local businesses

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA provincial government stands to protect locals in benefit sharing of business partnership under the provincial Business License Ordinance (BLO). Deputy Premier who is the supervising premier, Randol Sifoni told Sun Auki this...

    Partnership to strengthen sawn timber exports

    IMPROVED certification standards are expected to boost the Solomon Islands’ $80 million sawn timber industry and strengthen economic recovery. A recently signed agreement between the Value-Added Timber Association (VATA) in the Solomon Islands and the...

    Vaccine critical to recovery: Seselja

    By Brian Lezutuni Vaccine rollout in Solomon Islands and across the Pacific is critical to economic recovery. And Australia is leading efforts to vaccinate countries in the region with its vaccine dose supply expected to reach...

    Mala govt resolves to get tough on illegal businesses

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA provincial government (MPG) has resolved in their ongoing Executive meeting to take a hard stand against businesses which are operating illegally in the province. The two recently closed Chinese shops in Auki...

    More than 12k raised in Band fundraiser in Auki

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MORE than 12,000 was raised from two hours show hosted by Roots 21 band during their first gig at the old fish market area in Auki last week. The band scheduled also scheduled...

    Initiative to support rural farmers in times of Covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGD) has introduced a new initiative ‘Bulk Marketing’ for rural farmers to generate income amidst impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative rural farmers will not...


    Most families still live ‘hand to mouth’: Wale By EDDIE OSIFELO The persistence of hardships felt by families and households in the country has prompted the call for government to come up with a second stimulus...