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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

40 schools to take Copen survey 2023

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFORTY random schools in...

Gov’t lacks law on cooking gas

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has no legislation...

CRB TRAP BACKFIRE

Coconut rhino beetle widespread on Bellona thanks...

Climate finance roadmap launched

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BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma launched the Solomon Islands Roadmap for improving access to climate finance and public spending document at the Heritage Park Hotel on 2nd December 2022.Kuma launched the document...

Nature-based solutions for floods and landslides in Central Valley community

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BY NED GAGAHECentral Valley Community located along the Mataniko Riverbank witnessed another milestone on 29th November 2022.A pilot project geared towards strengthening their community against flooding and landslides saw an open-air dissemination event hosted...

GSD continues to monitor aftershocks

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Geological Survey Division (GSD) continues to monitor the current aftershocks and issue appropriate technical updates to other government early warning agencies.That is according to the National Disaster Council, situational report...

NDMO completes assessment on Tasivarongo Point oil spill area

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOThe National Disaster Office (NDMO) has completed its study of the area reported with oil spill at Tasivarongo, west Guadalcanal.That is according to the National Disaster Council, situational report number two...

IT’S A COURT DECISION

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Ruling in favour of logger, not landowners: MoveniBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Court of Appeal has granted a Malaysian logging company, Sunrise Investments Limited, rights to export more than 10,000 cubic metres of Xanthostemon logs (tubi)...

Aftershocks to continue

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOAFTERSHOCKS of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake are expected to continue for days and weeks until the movement of the tectonic plates, it is reported.This is according to the National Disaster...

LANDOWNERS CRY ‘FRAUD’

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Gov’t backs Malaysian logger to export illegally-cut TubiBY EDDIE OSIFELOA Malaysian logging company, Sunrise Investments Limited has exported more than 10,000 cubic meters of Xanthostemon logs (tubi) from Korona, San Jorge, Isabel province.This...

HCC awaits pending request

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOHONIARA City Council (HCC) Provincial Disaster Committee (PDC) together with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (MID) is waiting on pending request by business houses or the public for building safety...

STREET BATTLE

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Authorities unite to remove vendors from Gizo streetsBY BEN BILUAGIZO Town Council, Western Province Environmental Health, Gizo Police and Western Province’s Tourism Department are joining force to tackle street vending in the provincial capital.The...

Kolokemau school hit hard by earthquake

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOCHAIRMAN of Kolokemau Primary School in South Guadalcanal Allan Bakachikai has called for assistance following damages of school facilities as a result of the 7.3 magnitude earthquake earlier this week.Bakachikai says...