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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)...

Stop violence against children

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VIOLENCE against children comes in various forms. We welcomes discussions in Honiara this week on addressing this issue. Violent discipline against children is a common one. It is everyone’s business and not that of only...

Respect each other and our laws

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We must all take heed of the advice by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). The police yesterday appealed to Malaitans to abide by the laws of the country. This advice should be taken seriously...

EDITORIAL- A province with lots of potential

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AS a province, Isabel turned 37th yesterday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is in provincial capital Buala to be part of the Second Appointed Day celebrations. He travelled by patrol boat, arriving there yesterday afternoon. Official celebrations will...
Covid-19

COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION RISK LOW: PM

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO DESPITE the climbing number of covid-19 cases, the risk of community transmission remains low. Government is quick to reassure citizens of this, following yesterday’s announcement of a third case of covid-19. Prime Minister...

EDITORIAL- Siapu must serve the people, not cronies

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COUNCILLOR Eddie Siapu is our new city mayor. He was elected yesterday following the recent ousting of Wilson Mamae, whose leadership was tainted with numerous allegations of mismanagement. Fourteen councilors threw their support behind Siapu against...

What has become of us?

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THE gruesome killing over the weekend of a 50 year old man in Tathiboko in North East Guadalcanal is not acceptable and should not be tolerated. Issues and reports surrounding the incident does not speak...

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: Gov’t must clarify Mamara payment request

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THE Government needs to come clean on its involvement in the Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd. It needs to honestly tell the nation the arrangements, if any, it has with the developer, Metropolis Pacific. This is necessary...

Clean environment for clean water

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HAVE you ever imagined life without access to clean water or a sanitation facility? This is the life for most of our people. A study in 2015 by WASH found out that 70 out of 100...

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...