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SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our...

Kuku: we should not deal with bankrupt companies

The Leader of the Independent Group in...

Canada supplies 16k level-3 face masks

Canada has supported Solomon Islands with 16,800...

Fanalei Islanders welcome Suidani’s visit

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE People of Fanalei on small Malaita have welcomed the visit of Malaita Premier, Daniel Suidani to their community recently. The Fanalei people, like those from Walande have been struggling with the effects...

SI waste management a tough challenge: Sogavare

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands rubbish or waste management and marine pollution is a ‘depressingly formidable challenge’, says Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. He revealed this yesterday during the beach clean-up event held at the...

1.5 is not just a number, it’s our survival roadmap: Puna

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BY BEN BILUAGizo SECRETARY General of Pacific Islands Forum says 1.5 degrees Celsius global target to reduce global emission is not just a number but a survival roadmap for Pacific Island states. Henry Puna made the...

GOV’T COULD LOSE $56M

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Businessman wins lawsuit following Police and Fisheries Ministry cock-up BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Government could lose $56 million over a huge cock-up by the RSIPF (police) and Ministry of Fisheries (MFMR). Medical professional turned businessman, Dr Reginald Aipia...

Bina Harbour tuna project sets to offer 5,500 jobs

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More than 5,500 jobs are set to be created with the construction of a major tuna processing plant in Solomon Islands that will provide economic security for the Pacific Islands nation and its people into...

Strong wind warning alert for Solomon Islands

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BY BEN BILUAGizo SOLOMON Islands Meteorological Service has issued Strong Warning Ten (10) today with six provinces urged to take extra precaution. Guadalcanal, Central, Malaita, Rennell, and Belona, Makira, and Temotu province are listed as vulnerable...

Local questions re-opening of Goldridge mine

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA CHAIRMAN of the Kolobisi Tailings Dam Association (KTDA) has disproved media reports that Gold Ridge gold mine in Central Guadalcanal is about to be reopened soon. In a statement to Island Sun, Chairman...

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...

A scary king visits – people wanna relocate

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BY IRWIN ANGIKI It was just another cloudy Sunday afternoon, December 5, 2021, at Supizae island. Suddenly the sea rose. Standing on the shore, Carl-Marx Qoso recalls he had to wade through “chest-high” water. It was like,...

DBSI now an entity of GCF

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A MEETING to nominate the Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) to be an accredited entity to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) was held in Honiara recently. Reps from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional...