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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

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...

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- Where’s the explanation on Mamara?

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A WEEK on and we are yet to hear a Government explanation over the more than $21 million request it received from Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd. The request was made in a letter that was...

EDITORIAL- WE ARE HERE GIZO

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We are back in Gizo! THE Island Sun wishes to let the public of Western Province know that we’ve reopened our Gizo Bureau as of this week. This was after we’ve briefly closed down the office...

EDITORIAL- Too many motions of no-confidence

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A MOTION of no-confidence against Guadalcanal Premier Francis Sade was withdrawn yesterday before any votes were taken. Across in Central Province, Premier Stanley Manetiva survived a no-confidence vote filed against him. He had nine of the...

EDITORIAL- Yes, we attended that zoom session

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ISLAND Sun wishes to respond to a report the Adviser to Malaita Provincial Government, Celsius Talifilu, produced and circulated on social media this week. Firstly, we can confirm that our representatives attended a zoom session...

EDITORIAL- A complete waste of our development funds

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UP to $6.8 million will be dished out to each of the 50 constituencies this year. That’s $340 million in total. By our standard, this is a huge amount of money. Used wisely and for its intended...

EDITORIAL- Time to focus on our hospitals

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HEALTH authorities finally come out yesterday to admit the crisis situation at the National Referral Hospital (NRH). No sick person deserves to be treated on the floor of a national hospital, let alone lying helplessly...

Dependency must stop

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GOVERNMENT really needs to pull up its socks if it wants to get this country out of this mess of dependency. We have a government that rely on aid, we have a nation and citizens...

We condemn threats on seasonal worker recruiters

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REPORTS of threats from Solomon Islanders to seasonal worker recruiters from New Zealand is damaging our reputation. Whilst the seasonal workers scheme has benefited Solomon Islanders, reports of intimidation and extortion attempts while the recruiters...