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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-Let’s maintain our COVID-free status

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare yesterday demonstrated true leadership when he took the first COVID-19 vaccine jab. This came after he launched the COVID-19 rollout program in Honiara. Sogavare did that to prove to the nation and...

Encouragement for graduates

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CONGRATULATIONS to the many graduates who received their merits and awards in yesterday’s ceremony. Almost two thousand students from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) graduated with certificates, diplomas and degrees from the various subjects...

Happy fathers day

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HAPPY Father’s Day to all fathers in around the country. You all deserved a special day to celebrate. Father’s day is a special day celebrated around the world every year in recognition of the contribution of...

EDITORIAL- Where’s the road maintenance plan?

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WORK to upgrade the 9.3 kilometre road from Kukum to Henderson domestic terminal has already started. Japan is funding the project, continuing on from the first phase that starts from the Honiara City Council round-about to...

Major reforms and meeting the press

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GOOD on you Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela for taking the bold move to reduce your political appointees, terminating all vehicle lease agreement and cutting back on post-paid mobile phones for your staff. These reforms are...

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...

We should be alarmed

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WE seem to just cannot learn our lessons. Past disasters have been blamed on artificial developments along or near rivers. The calamitous flash-flood of April 2014 was blamed on logging activities in Mataniko’s upstream, which created...

MPs please curb yours first

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AS talks of the budget is now before the Public Accounts Committee, it is important that we as citizens of this country must take an avid interest to read and listen to what will...

EDITORIAL- A step further for Tina Hydro

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WORK on the Tina Hydro Project was given a boost yesterday with the signing of a co-financing agreement in Honiara. This latest financing agreement between Australia and Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) will avail $218.6...

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...