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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...

Bina Harbour processing plant project progresses

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki The Bina Harbour tuna processing plant project is reportedly progressing. This is despite few challenges authorities say they have encountered along the way. Malaita provincial government says it has been assured by the national...

33 logging licences suspended in 2 years

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By Gary Hatigeva THE government has in the last two years suspended a total of 33 licences of logging operations within the country, the Minister of Forest and Research, Samuel Manetoali told parliament. In its resumption,...

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...

Help from Australia on climate change

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands is getting a positive message from the new Australian Labor government to help tackle climate change here and in the Pacific. Most countries in the Pacific including Solomon Islands are vulnerable...

FEATURE: A nation with a climate target

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Threatened by climate change, Tuvalu forges ahead to become a renewable energy-reliant nation by 2025 PUASEIESE A. PEDRO Tuvalu Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) AT his Kavatoetoe village on the island of Funafuti, Tuvalu, 60-year-old Toma Liveti is building...

APID takes legal action to reinstate West Rennell land.

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BY JARED KOLI Controversial miner, Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) is taking legal action against the deregistration of West Rennell Land and is appealing to defend the cancellation of its Mining Licence. On October 19, 2020,...

VIEWPOINT- Tailings dam pollution issue: TSI

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TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) commends the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management & Meteorology (MECCDMM) for recognizing and admitting to the Chairman of Kolobisi Tailings Dam Association that Gold Ridge Mining Limited...

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,...

Call for action on Climate change

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PACIFIC Civil Society Calls on Vanuatu’s Prime Minister to take an ambitious stand on Climate Change at the upcoming Pacific Island Forum Meeting At this week’s Pacific Climate Justice Summit, attended by hundreds of NGOs...

Munda leads the way in West’s plastic-free campaign

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By Mike Puia Gizo MUNDA, another big township in the Western province, is leading the way in the province’s plan to ban plastic as of July. Most market venders in Munda are selling baskets for shopping that...