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Kabui: PM has not written any letters

By EDDIE OSIFELO SPECIAL Secretary to Prime Minister,...

CBSI: Sharp decline in log exports

By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands is seeing a...

Government to pay Levers $50m in 3 instalments

By EDDIE OSIFELO Government will pay Levers Solomon...

SI inspired dress displayed in Buckingham Palace

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By Mike Puia A dress designed using Solomon Islands material is among dresses that were selected and displayed at the Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom. Australian womenswear designer, Kit Willow, produced this unique dress. The dress...

Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

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BY BEN BILUAGizo AUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific. Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

Shell money shop opens in Honiara

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By EDDIE OSIFELO STEVENs and Sons company is opening a shell money shop called ‘Shaenkola’ at Chinatown, Central Honiara as part of preserving the culture and value of the shells. This follows shell money being an...

Communities in East Fataleka hold mass reconciliation

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki COMMUNITIES in East Fataleka held a mass reconciliation at Bethel village on Sunday. The reconciliation was part of East Fataleka communities’ show of solidarity which aims at bring them closer to work together...

Solomon culture displayed on Asia-Pacific platform

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA In Taiwan   SOLOMON Islanders in Taiwan took part in the 2017 Asia-Pacific Cultural Day held at the Taipei Main Station, raising the country’s profile through showcasing on the Asia-Pacific level. Local students of...

Aust commits to support gov’t in gender program

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ACTING Australian High Commissioner Sally-Anne Vincent says Australia in partnership with Solomon Islands Government, continues to commit advancing gender equality and supporting women’s empowerment and leadership, agency and representation through strong support...

Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

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The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish. Hosted at Ahanga...

Solomon Island Gov’t urged to support new tourism branding programme

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By Gary Hatigeva THE government has been urged to give strong and adequate backup to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, especially on its programmes to develop the country’s Tourism Industry, which according to experts,...

Pana is a lot like tourism: CIP’s tourism mentor

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA IN many ways, Central Islands Province (CIP) current Tourism Mentor from Australia Ms Annabelle Hender think that Pana (root vegetable) is a lot like tourism. Taking part in the Pana Festival last week...

Cultural artefact sellers must be pro-active

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA LOCAL carvers in Solomon Islands continue to face challenges in selling their cultural artefacts. Carvers from Marovo lagoon, Western province told Island Sun that in order for them to sell their artefacts...