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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

SUIDANI SUBMITS CLAIMS

Gov’t given 28 days to respond to...

Government fines Win-Win over gold smuggling

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government has charged Win...

Ete slams Government policy on UXO

By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBER of Parliament for East...

Climate change, country’s biggest challenge

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   CLIMATE change is still the biggest challenge in the Solomon Islands with impacts of sea level rise and intense weather events posing a serious threat to islands and coastline dwellers. Solomon Islands...

Solbrew celebrates 365 ‘days accident free’

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SOLOMON Breweries Limited (SolBrew)says it recently celebrated 365 days without an accident, a key milestone for the brewery that prides itself in maintaining high quality products and standards in all aspects of its business. SolBrew’s...

Major infrastructure boost for Auki township

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA’S provincial capital, Auki has received major infrastructure developments through assistance by the International Development Association under the World Bank’s CAUSE project. Since the establishment of the Community Access and Urban Services Enhancement...

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...

Solomon expects top representation at COP23

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BY JARED KOLI THE country expects a top representation at the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany in November. This will...

GPPOL taking lead for battling CRB

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Ltd (GPPOL) has been stepping up to fight against the invasive Coconut Rhino Beetle (CRB). On Tuesday 9 October, Island Sun joined other media organizations in the...

Birdwatching and traditional ‘visi’ fishing on Isabel

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BY PRIESTLEY HABRU TIROTONA village, located just a few kilomteres inland and uphill from Isabel Provincial township of Buala is fast becoming a hub of bird watching in Solomon Islands. The major drawcards for tourists are...

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...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very careful in handling the issue of deep-sea mining in the country, Mines minister Tovosia says. THE Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification will be guided by the...

Barana community nature park aims to promote ecosystem

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SECRETARIAT of the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) established the Barana Community Nature Park purposely to promote ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change and environment management. SPREP Country Manager Mr Fred Siho...