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Akosawa welcomes EU funds to fight trafficking

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Ministry of Commerce, Industry,...

Repairs done to airport runway

Emergency runway repairs have been completed at...

Kenilorea thanks West Kwaio for voting in Claudius Tei’ifi

PARLIAMENTARY Wing leader of the Solomon Islands...

Buses, taxis warned against increasing their fare rates

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By EDDIE OSIFELO BUSES and taxis are warned against increasing their fares. Stephen Maesiola, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, made the reminder after last week’s protest by bus drivers to increase their...

Buka biggest ever can-earning!

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By MAVIS N. PODOKOLO BUALA resident Patteson Buka was $3,378 richer yesterday after selling 563kilograms of empty cans to buyers Tin King. Tin King, a company owned by Northwest Guadalcanal MP Bodo Dettke, is the leading...

NPF launches new credit institution

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SOLOMON Finance Ltd (SFL) is set to open for business on Monday. Located on the ground floor of Anthony Saru building in central Honiara, SFL is a credit institution Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (NPF)...

50 houses purchased at Mamara township

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By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 50 houses have been purchased at the new Mamara township on the western end of Honiara. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration, Riley Mesepitu confirmed this in...

NPF board to decide next week on partial withdrawal of members’ fund

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) Board will deliberate on the request next Tuesday 15th March for eligible members to partially withdraw their funds. One Board member confirmed that Solomon Islands Chamber of...

WORKERS WANT PORTS CEO OUT

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Demand referred to Trade Disputes Panel (TDP) By EDDIE OSIFELO WORKERS Union of Solomon Islands has referred a case with the Trade Dispute Panel against Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Chief Executive Officer, Eranda Kotelawala. This was...

SHOCK AT GOLD PAY

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Landowners says royalty payment ‘too small’ By EDDIE OSIFELO LANDOWNING tribes around Turarana in Central Guadalcanal say they were shocked to have received only $447,000 in royalty payments from WinWin Investment Solomon Ltd on Thursday 30th...

Marovo constituency to fix ship to boost trade for fishermen

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BY BEN BILUAGizo MAROVO Constituency Development Office has announced an ingenious plan to assist fishermen of the constituency. The constituency will fix the ship, LC Swift to transport fisheries and agriculture products to Honiara. Member of Parliament...

Chinese business owners call to assess loss

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands Chinese Association (SICA) is urging its members to assess the loss and damage to their shops and cargoes from the burning and looting last week. Most of the looting and burning...

Western bars ships from entering its waters

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PROVINCIAL Secretary of Western Province who is also the chairperson of Western Provincial Disaster Operation Committee (WPDOC) says no ship is allowed to enter the province unless authorised by WPDOC and the...