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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...

Fisheries ordinance for Guadalcanal province

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BY JARED KOLI A Fisheries Ordinance is being drafted for Guadalcanal Province which is expected to give way to increased activity in fishery/aquaculture undertakings in the province. Guadalcanal Province Premier Francis Sade echoed this during the...

Closure of liquor shops proposed for Western

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BY BEN BILUAGizo CHAIR of Western Provincial Disaster Operation Committee (WPDOC) says all liquor shops should be closed. This follows the increasing number of covid-19 positive cases in the province. Also, there have been reports of people...

Makira-Ulawa overdue problem addressed

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MAKIRA Ulawa provincial government has stepped in to address an ‘overdue problem’ in constructing a new proper market facility which was launched on Monday. Market venders across Makira/Ulawa province again have a...

‘Land dealings in Solomon Islands a risky business’

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA LAND is seen as difficult and risky business in Solomon Islands for both commercial and residential purposes. Corruption is considered rife and business owners often end up losing more in land dealings,...

Talks on govt $70m deal with bankrupt Australian company ongoing.

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By EDDIE OSIFELO DISCUSSION on the Government’s proposed $70 million-plus Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA) with Orbis and Pacific Investments Holdings, to pay off some lands from Levers Solomons, is still ongoing. Attorney General, John Muria...

Sogavare must take responsibility for nation’s tragic economic state: Wale

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Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale has urged the Prime Minister to take responsibility for the nation’s current economic state. Wale made this call following the Prime Minister’s recent budget announcement, where he outlined the uncertainties...

China’s approach a game changer, says Tovavaki

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Constituency Development Officer (CDO) of South Vella has described the project implementation approach of Peoples Republic of China as a “game changer” that would lead to tangible development in rural communities. Lemech...

15k Solomon Noni out in Australian market

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA FIFTEEN thousand bottles of purified and concentrated Solomon Noni juice are out and sold in the Australian market, it is reported. The North West Guadalcanal constituency revealed that 20 tonnes of Noni...

Beche-de-mer paralyses reef fish trade

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   THE open beche-de-mer season is taking its toll on the supply of fresh reef fish in the local market, it is reported. Honiara’s central market, which used to be teeming with reef...

$4.5B BUDGET PASSED

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By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT passed the $4.531 billion national budget without amendments yesterday. The budget went through three and half days of scrutiny through the Committee of Supply before the motion was passed. Recurrent budget gets a...