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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)...

Inside the Fiji-Solomon Islands maritime boundary agreement

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The signing of the historic Solomon Islands-Fiji Maritime Boundaries Delimitation Agreement in Suva yesterday by Prime Ministers Manasseh Sogavare and Frank Bainimarama now establishes the two countries’ respective maritime zones in accordance with the...

Logging poses danger to common needs of people

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE logging development in Solomon Islands is real and poses danger to the common needs of community people, according to Hilary Wemani.Mr Wemani is Japan's International Corporation Agency (JICA) Sustainable Forest...

Logging industry provides 10,000 jobs

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Solomon Islands logging industry provides around 10,000 jobs. This is according to Dr Nishikawa Tatsuji, Chief Advisor of JICA’s Sustainable Forest Resources Management SFRM project in Solomon Islands.“The logging industry provides...

Forestry receives 2 important documents

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Ministry of Forest and Research (MOFR) has received its Corporate plan 2023-26 and its long-term sustainable forest resources management (SFRM) policy.The corporate plan 2023-26 details the forest policy, priority policy...

Makira Women trained on sustainable food security

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More than twenty mothers and girls from Ward five of West Makira have gained knowledge in soil improvement to sustain their families’ food security in efforts to withstand the effects of climate change.Organized by...

USAID backed forest grant progresses into final phase

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The Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment – Natural Resource Management (SCALE-NRM) project team based in Malaita has successfully completed four Pre-Application Conferences (PAC) at the four regions of the province.The PACs were conducted...

LOGGERS, MINERS ACCUSED

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Survey claims they are behind intention to extend parliamentBy EDDIE OSIFELOLOGGERS and miners are believed to influence the DCGA Government to extend Parliament life from four to five years.About 46 percent of respondents strongly...

First female rangers help save leatherback turtles

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SASAKOLO beach looks like any other in the South Pacific: a strip of sand buttressed by coconut palms, low green hill rising in the distance.Located near Kafulapu community, this unassuming patch of land is...

Coastal villages hit hard by rising seas

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By EDDIE OSIFELOThe threat of sea level rise on the sea coasts of Solomon Islands is real.The country lies east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and 3,280 km to Australia, has...

Climate Change changes the atolls lifestyles

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By EDDIE OSIFELOCLIMATE change is changing the social fabrics of the tiny atolls of Malaita Outer Islands in Solomon Islands.The small community which practised communal system, starting to see it eroding because of the...