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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHE The SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled November By EDDIE...

MARA gov’t plans important projects for Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE Suidani-led MARA government is planning to kick off work on some important projects for Auki Township. The projects include Auki dumpsite, cemetery, and Flea market. Premier Daniel Suidani said a plan is in...

Anywhere under the sun

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Future is here with Solar computers made available for rural users THE lack of access to computers in rural communities has forced a local entrepreneur to invest in providing cheap and accessible solar powered computers...

Solomon Islander joins East-West Centre

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AS she settles into her new apartment in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Dr Tammy Tabe reflects on her life’s journeys. The young Solomon Islander woman recently moved to Honolulu to take up an appointment as a fellow...

Isabel landowners fight for ownership over Tubi logs

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OFANI EREMAE WHEN Malaysian loggerRichard Kong Sing Ngea pleaded guilty in December 2020 to the illegal harvesting of Tubi trees in Solomons’ Isabel Province, tribal leader Wilson Tohidi was thrilled. Ngea’s admittance of guilt, Tohidi believes,...

Sinking sands in the Western Solomons

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo As dawn broke in the Western Solomons, frigate birds were searching for their resting place only to find few coral stones. The stones are what is left of a sinking island. These...

Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

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The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish. Hosted at Ahanga...

Solomon Islanders bearing witness to climate change.

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BY BEN BILUAGizo IN the Western Province, climate change has spelt death for many islands, but it has also given birth to one. Across the jewel seas of the province, there are regretful scenes as small...

Guale fully supports Tina Hydro project

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By EDDIE OSIFELO GUADALCANAL Province fully supports the Tina River Hydro Project, its premier says. Francis Sade expressed this during the signing of the formal collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification...

Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

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BY PRIESTLEY HABRU A log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021. Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...

Successful youth program

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110 Solomon Islands youth now certified divers20 more sponsored youth now in the programme  More youth sponsors invited to join the programme SOLOMON Airlines, Dive Munda and Agnes Gateway Hotel are marking International Youth Day...