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Thursday, April 9, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...
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    Undersized logs

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    Logging in Vanikoro harvests trees below legal requirements By Mike Puia   UNDERSIZE trees are reportedly logged on Vanikoro in Temotu Province. An eyewitness confirms to Island Sun that the trees are logged by Gallego Resource Limited, an...

    Just above the waterline – Isabel

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    BY ALFRED PAGEPTU SEA level is rising, while storms are intensifying and seasons are becoming unpredictable. Salt water can reach the lower areas where villagers live and now they have lost trees and coconut trees that...

    Tuvalu will not relocate

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    PM Sopoaga gives these powerful words to earth’s first-world countries   BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THERE is no safe place in the world due to climate change and Tuvalu will not be taking any option of...

    RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY

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    -No immediate solution to address Honiara’s water cuts -Solomon Water offers mid & long term plans By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA’S unbearable water cuts will continue as long as there is rainfall; how long for? No one knows...

    Large shipment of round logs underway

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    By Alfred Sasako A group of logging companies which exported about 20,000cm3 of round logs in defiance of High Court Orders is planning another large shipment, it was revealed last night. Sources familiar with the arrangement...

    FIGHT FOR CLEAN WATER

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    Stop notice issued to logging company, investigation underway   By Mike Puia A stop notice has been issued to a logging company operating on the upstream of Kovi and Kungulai water sources as investigation carried out to...

    Climate change impose risk to water resources

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THERE is a very real risk that if Solomon Islands does not urgently find ways to adapt to Climate Change. It is reported impacts of climate change on water resources, that the...

    Serious logging problems

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    Locals seek compensation for environmental damages BY GEORGINA KEKEA POOR logging practices are again said to cause serious problems for locals in Kolombangara, Western Province. This is less than a month after international not-for-profit organisation Global...

    Asserting traditional rights – community conservation in SI

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    BY ELLISON VAHI FOR many years the Solomon Islands have had indigenous systems for administering and allocating land and sea resources. Land above water and land that is covered by fresh-water of seawater are one and...

    Wai-hau protects Leatherback nesting grounds

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    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI TEAM from Wai-hau conservation Inc has recently completed a Leatherback turtle scoping trip to Su’u Mapo area in South Malaita. The trip was to protect Leatherbacks in areas in the province reported to...

    REGIONAL NEWS

    Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

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    THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.

    Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

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    By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

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    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is...

    Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

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    By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework...

    PM to produce PIF report to Cabinet

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will present the report of the government’s trip to the recent...

    Aust announces $11m funding for marine pollution

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    BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THE Australian government has announced SBD$11m for the Pacific Regional Environment programme to...
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