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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...

Pleas for help as politics and the China debate cast shadow over KPFL’s survival.

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BY BEN BILUAGizoKolombangara Forest Products (KPFL) - one of the biggest employers in Solomon Islands and an important source of income to local communities in Western province – is on a financial knife-edge.In an...

SI eyes 5,200 seasonal workers by end of 2022

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands hopes to reach 5,200 workers by end of this year for the seasonal workers schemes in Australia and New Zealand.Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele confirmed this...

Mala executive questions new ship service to Auki

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By SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIAN executive member of the Malaita Provincial Government has questioned the services of the new MV Express Pelican to Auki on Malaita Province.The Provincial Member, Felix Bosokuru raised the question as the...

1,667 international arrivals

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The National Statistics Office has recorded a total of 1,667 international arrivals in the second quarter of this year.The latest International Arrivals bulletin was released on Friday last week.Government Statistician Douglas Kimi confirmed there...

CBSI: Sharp decline in log exports

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands is seeing a sharp decline in its log exports.The decline began in 2020, and this year saw a huge drop in the volume of log export.In 2020, log export was...

SI accessing Green Climate fund

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPASOLOMON Islands is one of the countries in the Pacific that has accessed the green climate fund.Exsley Taloiburi Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Programme Adviser Climate Finance and Resilience Team Leader says the...

POB opens Kukum branch office

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOPAN Oceanic Bank (POB) this week officially opened it Kukum branch office aimed at providing excellent customer services for customers.  POB after seven years at Panatina Plaza, relocated to Kukum.Chief Executive...

OUTBREAK!

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Flu hits Honiara, likely to spread to other provinces, says ministerBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA FLU outbreak (Viral Respiratory Illnesses or VRI) has been declared for Honiara and Malaita.Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana relayed this...

Government fines Win-Win over gold smuggling

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has charged Win Win mining company an administration fine after it tried to evade customs at the Honiara International Airport by smuggling 1.7 kilograms or $700,000 of pure gold in...

Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

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By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 162 businesses affected by the looting and burning down during the riots last November are expected to receive their payments soon.About $125 million is allocated under the 2022 National Budget to...