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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- 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...

What has become of Rove seafront?

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WHERE is the Honiara City Council? And what are they doing about illegal developments in Honiara? In March last year, the council demolished a retention wall at the Rove seafront that was built at the mouth...

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-Why we must take the COVID-19 vaccine

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CONVERSATIONS around the COVID-19 vaccine have gone out of hand. This came after the Solomon Star newspaper published a claim from a woman that “she almost died” after taking the vaccine this week. That story generated...

Events that matter

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TUESDAY 5th June marks World Environment Day and everywhere around the world, people were also celebrating this important event. In Honiara a gathering was held at a community outside of the city, the first of...

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

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Auki market leads in cleanliness and hygiene JAPANESE-FUNDED Auki Market in Malaita is showing how market facilities in the country should be maintained. Every visitor who had been to the market spoke highly of Auki market. This...

EDITORIAL- Let’s keep our guard on….

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TWO of 14-crew members of a vessel that arrived in Honiara last week have been tested positive for COVID-19. The PNG-registered landing craft sailed from Lae under a private charter arrangement. The COVID-19 Oversighted Committee vessel...

EDITORIAL- People, not MPs, should decide on extending life of parliament

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SO the Sogavare Government intends to extend the life of parliament from four to five years. Its intention was revealed in a secret cabinet paper that was leaked to the public. The leaked document confirmed cabinet...

EDITORIAL- Can we get an assurance from the Gov’t?

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AT this critical time, Government has a responsibility to inform the people about its cash-flow situation. Businesses and service providers in particular need this kind of information to help them plan ahead. An email the Accountant...