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Thursday, June 30, 2022

FSC launches three documents and toll-free line

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO FAMILY Support Centre yesterday...

MID and Temotu sign $5m ship project

The National Government through the Ministry of...

Mustard Seed chided for breaching agreement with Parliament commission

By EDDIE OSIFELO MUSTARD Seed International Health Insurance...

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...

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- 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...

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- 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...

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...

MAL applauds CoL quick action to retrieve land for Biosecurity work

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Quick action by the Commissioner of Lands (CoL) Mr Alan Mcneil to take back the land at Ranadi sold by Honiara City Council (HCC) to Excellent Resources Management Limited, an Asian Company, for Biosecurity...

EDITORIAL: Stop the speculation!

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THE death of a Chinese businesswoman in her Point Cruz shop on Tuesday morning was not only saddening, but also so disturbing. Details of the incident are still sketchy. But in all likeliness, she was killed...

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...