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Akosawa welcomes EU funds to fight trafficking

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE 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...

LSL closes in on government

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SIG given until Friday to settle $32.4MBy EDDIE OSIFELOLEVERS Solomon Limited (LSL) has given the Government until Friday to comply with its High Court order.This followed negotiations with the Government officials in Honiara yesterday.LSL...

Tuna production rises despite COVID-19

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BY BEN BILUAGizoLOCAL tuna production continues to increase in the first three months of 2022 despite a significantly smaller fish catch. The latest Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) quarterly report shows that the total...

Businesses call for calm as Parliament meets controversial bill.

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The country’s chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) has called for peace and stability as the country’s MPs deliberate on the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2022 this week in Parliament.In the best interest of peace...

MAMARA EVICTION ORDER

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Locals told to leave as investor expands projectBy EDDIE OSIFELOMETROPOLIS Mamara Development Limited is pushing out indigenous landowners to allow the development of Mamara Township Development in the western end of Honiara.Chief Mariano Mele...

Internet still slow, despite cable landing in 2019

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSolomon Islands is still experiencing slow internet despite the country being connected to the fibre optic, submarine cable in 2019.The 4700 kilometer cable connected Solomon Islands to Australia via Papua New Guinea.Leader...

Government may seek subsidies on fuel

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By EDDIE OSIFELOGOVERNMENT may resort to assistance from International Monetary Fund to subsidise high fuel costs in the country if the war in Ukraine continues.This after Member of Parliament for East Honiara, Douglas Ete...

Australia stepping up assistance towards KFPL

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BY BEN BILUAGizoAUSTRALIA through the Strongim Binis programme is assisting Kolombangara Forest Plantation Limited (KFPL).In an interview with Island Sun, General Manager of KFPL Edwin Schramm said his office is in contact with Australian...

SolAir looks forward to Dash-8 service on Renbel

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BY IRWIN ANGIKISolomon Airlines is looking forward to providing Dash-8 service to Rennell and Bellona province.However, the national carrier says implementing this would depend much on the national government.The province is in dire need...

Pelican Express to resume services to Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITHE Malaita provincial government has granted approval for the Pelican Express shipping company to resume services to Auki.This came after deliberations were held on the company’s operation license following the inclusion of...

Kraus back at helm of SolAir

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Airlines yesterday officially introduced Gus Kraus as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Chairman of Solomon Airlines Frank Wickham said Kraus brings with him more than 54 years of industry experience.“I...