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‘GIFT tilapia is ready for Solomon Islands

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia...

Doctor repeats call for his daughters’ return

BY NED GAGAHE Dr Jack Siwainao has repeated...

GSD continues to monitor aftershocks

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Geological Survey Division...

EDITORIAL- Why not reduce or abolish the CDF?

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PRIME Manasseh Sogavare has promised to increase government funding for the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF). He made the assurance in Tulagi, Central Province, Tuesday at the province’s Second Appointed Day. Initiated in 2008 with donor...

EDITORIAL- Job offers that cannot be turned down

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ANOTHER group of Solomon Islanders left yesterday to work in Australia. They are the latest to travel under the Australian Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP). Again, public reaction to this latest travel was mixed. While the majority are...

WOMEN SHORTFALL

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Call for more women in Justice Sector BY BEN BILUA JUSTICE Maelyn Bird has encouraged women and girls to pursue judicial path as part of promoting gender quality in the country. She said the justice sector has...

Never forget the vulnerable groups in society

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IN any crisis, often it is women and children who suffered most.That’s because of their vulnerabilities and other weaknesses. More often than not, they are also the most neglected. The coronavirus pandemic that had brought the...

EDITORIAL- A project worthy of our unwavering support

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WORK on the multimillion dollars Pacific Games stadium official started yesterday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, who was instrumental in bringing the Games here during the bidding process in 2016, was at hand yesterday to officiate...

New tax on white rice

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PUBLIC are expected to dig deeper into their own pockets when the new import duty of 20 cent per kilogram of rice and a good tax of five percent added as of September 1. At...

EDITORIAL-Allegations that must be investigated

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NEWS of Dr Deogratias Harorimana’s alleged fraud and deceitful dealings with a number of local business houses has gone viral on social media since last week. Deo, as he was commonly known, is a Rwandan...

EDITORIAL- Another CBSI warning is here

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CENTRAL Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) yesterday issued a warning about a fake, new currency that is being promoted locally. This so-called currency has been referred to us Sol York. There’s not much information about the currency. But...

Government should protect its citizens first and foremost

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IT is no secret that despite being the major income generating activity for the country, logging also brought about its social woes. In a report titled ‘from happy hour to hungry hour; logging, fisheries and...

EDITORIAL- Road work must start unhindered

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FINAL documents for Phase II of the Kukum Highway Upgrading Project were signed in Honiara Monday this week. Japan is funding the multi-million dollar road project. It’s a continuation from phase I, which runs from the...