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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

HHHH donates to San Isidro care centre

The Honiara Hash House Harriers (HHHH) club...

Call to re-open Manaoba airport

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA REPRESENTATIVE of Lolo tribe Frank...

SI can bounce back: Kuma

BY BEN BILUA Gizo MINISTER of Finance and Treasury...

The kava boom on Malaita

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By Brian Lezutuni THE fog has just cleared as Walter Ara begins his steep climb up the hills behind his village. After every five minutes he stops to catch his breath in between smoking tobacco from...

Dive operators concerned about future in Solomons

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The uncertainty about how and when the Solomon Islands will reopen to international tourists is causing great concern about the future of dive operators, and tourism in general. In a statement, the President of the...

Varivao applauds Aust plans to open up to Kava imports.

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By BRIAN LEZUTUNI As the kava market slows, plans by Australia to allow importation of commercial quantities are being welcomed by one of the country’s leading kava exporters. In late July, Varivao Holdings Ltd suspended kava...

Australia supports SIWIBA to create better economic opportunities for women

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Australian government through the Strongim Bisnis program has established a partnership with the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association to support women create better economic opportunities. Speaking at a breakfast on Friday,...

Mother’s courage in the face of a COVID induced economy

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo SHE withstands the heat, the dust and with her body stretched to the limit, she keeps going to provide for her family. This is the story of 36-year-old, Rose Oli who fought against...

Bellona organic farmer in Honiara to promote harvest

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BY JARED KOLI Motivated by the healthy growth and harvest of his organically grown variety of cabbages, Mr Bix Paul travels more than 200 kilometres from Bellona in the far south-eastern province of Renbell to...

CEMA to build commodity refinery mill at Noro

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BY BEN BILUAGizo COMMODITY Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) is planning to build a Refinery Factory and a new Buying Centre at Noro, Western Province. The proposed developments are part of CEMA’s ongoing effort to reinvigorate CEMA’s...

More women sell clothes as result of hardship

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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...

Initiative to support rural farmers in times of Covid-19

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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...

SECOND ESP

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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...