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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

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

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government will be very...

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...

Sex education a must

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THE latest report by the RSIPF media on the alleged sexual intercourse by a 70-year-old man with a six-year-old girl is just not on.This animalistic act should not be tolerated and tougher sentences should...

We need the political will

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THE national government is faced with a dilemma especially with antagonism coming from all directions including from its own provincial government from the proposed budget cuts. And it couldn’t get any worse.Now our country’s...

Why we have rules

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OUR heart goes out to the family members of the young lad who lost his life in the accident at Fou’ala in Malaita.For families to experience something of this nature is beyond comprehension.This incident...

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...

Good sign for SI progress on gender

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IT was really nice to see women coming out in numbers to join the march from Honiara City Council to the Auditorium where celebrations to mark the International Women’s Day was held.More so the...

Women press for progress, so do men

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INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day (IWD) is fast approaching and once again achievements of women past and present will be celebrated with the theme “Press for Progress”.Solomon Islands women have come a long way in a...

We can’t even handle rain

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HONIARA was at a standstill yesterday after a few hours of down pour. One hates to imagine what a week of rain would cause.Parliament was not able to progress in yesterday’s sitting, schools were...

Independence and the role of the Media

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THE role of media in society is very crucial.Media is an important pillar of our democracy.It holds government officials, public figures as well as organisations and corporations accountable.To maintain that standard, it must not...

Are we a country of thieves?

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THE first of the arrivals of cruise boats to our shores has taken place yesterday at the Point Cruz International wharf. Namely Caledonia Sky and Ocean Dream, the visit yesterday by these two boats...