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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...

Lau lagoon to COP23 Germany

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MASI member, Island Sun’s reporter, Lynton Aaron Filia says he is humbled and honoured to contribute towards the COP23 through his photo stories on climate change issues in the Solomon Islands. Filia’s photograph was selected...

Public servants urged to stop chewing betel nut, smoke & wear jeans at office...

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA PERMANENT Secretary for the Ministry of Women Youth Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) has urged public servants to uphold public relation as their number one priority. Dr Cedric Alependava said he does...

Sea level rise is real for Lord Howe Islands

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE people of Lord Howe islands are struggling to adjust to the effects and impacts of climate change. Sea level rise and salt water intrusion are some of the effects felt by...

Mining company jumps the gun in Isabel

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands Resources Company (SIRC) has constructed wharf, pad and road in Suma, Isabel province without a Mining Lease (ML) to extract nickel. Minister of Mines and Mineral is mandated to grant ML...

SIG partners with UNDP for environment mainstreaming

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA ENVIRONMENT officers for Government ministries underwent pilot training on environmental mainstreaming under the United Nation Development Programme in Solomon Islands yesterday. UNDP in Solomon Islands is piloting environmental mainstreaming training with officers...
Opposition Leader, Jeremaiah Manele

Solomon Islands joins global voice on seas treaty

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islands has joined the global call to have the United Nations Inter-Governmental Conference to conclude its work on the “BBNJ” Treaty, also known as the “Treaty of the High Seas” this...

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...

Adeliua Taiwanese farm introduces organic farming

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BY GEORGE MANFORD AUKI ADELIUA Taiwanese farm at Fiu, near Auki, has extended its set-up for farmers within the central region in Malaita province. Taiwanese style of farming was first introduced at Adeliua in Fiu in 2016,...

R2R progresses with Mataniko river project

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA FUTURE generations in Honiara City will not be able to enjoy a walk along the city’s Mataniko river banks nor enjoy a stroll along the coastline of Honiara if nothing is done...

Onogou Island on Isabel to be conserved

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Nomi Teiga Conservation group consisting of Gao speaking people from Isabel Province have established a platform to conserve Onogou Island. A first step towards conserving Onogou Island and its cultural heritage begun...