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Friday, August 12, 2022

Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 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...

EDITORIAL- Time to get the stadium project done

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WORK on the main stadium for the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara will start soon.Funders, the Peoples Republic of China, announced this week the contractor has been identified.China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has...

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A MOTION of no-confidence against Guadalcanal Premier Francis Sade was withdrawn yesterday before any votes were taken.Across in Central Province, Premier Stanley Manetiva survived a no-confidence vote filed against him.He had nine of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

NO GRANT FOR YOU

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Gov’t asks Malaita to forgo $ 6.5 million fundingBY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITHE National government has asked the Malaita Provincial Government to forgo portion of the service grant and Provincial Capacity Development Fund totaling up to...

EDITORIAL

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Auki market leads in cleanliness and hygieneJAPANESE-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...

LONE SORE!

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Mayor and executive deny attending land sale meetingBY EDDIE OSIFELOEXECUTIVE of the Honiara City Council (HCC) has denied selling the council land at Ranadi to Malaysian logger Excellent Resource Management Limited.And they denied attending...

Passport mess

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By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 2,200 individuals have received multiple possible passports from the Immigration Department in the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration.The Office of the Auditor General Office found this in its Special...

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- 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...