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Saturday, January 29, 2022

    Orion to sue SFA for $400m

    By Eddie OsifeloORION Limited is reportedly set to sue the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) over loss of business.It is understood the lawsuit will be for $403,011,350.20 (USD50,674,441.50).Report reaching this paper says Orion has satisfied...


    Santa Cruz landowners declare stanceBy EDDIE OSIFELOHONIARA based landowners from Santa Cruz in Temotu province have signaled a ‘No’ to bauxite mining on their land.The landowners made their stand clear when they met with...

    Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

    Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian loggerBy OFANI EREMAEAT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet.Except for the movement of...

    Healthy water a concern

    By Ezekiel TalatauMANY people take for granted clean water from their taps and borehole, without realising if the water is treated well and good for human consumption.People working in the ministry of health lab...

    VIEWPOINT- Loggers disregard of legal requirements

    TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) in its recent visit to South Choiseul was approached by community members of Posarae, Lituni and Loloko village who shared their concerns about logging activities happening within their various communities...

    Adding value to our wastes

    By Gary HatigevaCOULD this be the answer to the ever growing issue of having to get rid of our wastes, even if they recyclable or reusable and they create even more hazardous wastes and...

    Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

    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...

    First ever national herbarium building opens

    BY BEN BILUATHE Ministry of Forest and Research has officially launched the National Herbarium building, yesterday.Guest of Honour, the Deputy Prime Minister of Solomon Islands Hon Manasseh Sogavare said the event marks a historical...

    Bauxite and politics

    The other side to Bauxite mining in west Rennell that is not talked aboutBy Alfred SasakoOUTSPOKEN politician, Matthew Wale, last week called for a stop to the bauxite mining operations on West Rennell, claiming...

    Sea level rise is real for Lord Howe Islands

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOTHE 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...