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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...

Huge Turn Out following Mayor’s Clean-Up Call

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Mayor of Honiara City Eddie Siapu thanked business houses, NGOs, community and youth groups for responding to the call for a major voluntary clean in the City. As the Head of Honiara City Council Governance,...

Environmental issues raised by future King

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA BAN on use of plastics had been an issue which Prime Minister Rick Hou discussed with His Royal Highness, Prince Charles. On his trip to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in...

Fear in Western province over rhinoceros beetle

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU GIZO SIGHTINGS of the deadly rhinoceros beetle has caused alarm for people in Western province for fear of their coconut plantations and copra business. A Mr Andrew Koke said that their coconut trees are...

Initiative to support rural farmers in times of Covid-19

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO North West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGD) has introduced a new initiative ‘Bulk Marketing’ for rural farmers to generate income amidst impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. With the initiative rural farmers will not...

Large shipment of round logs underway

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By Alfred Sasako A group of logging companies which exported about 20,000cm3 of round logs in defiance of High Court Orders is planning another large shipment, it was revealed last night. Sources familiar with the arrangement...

Logger plans Oxygen gas factory at Ranadi

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MALAYSIAN logging company, Excellent Resources Management plans to establish an Oxygen gas factory in Ranadi, East Honiara. This will include two buildings to accommodate oxygen and acetylene processing factories. Michael Lam confirmed this in...

Adding value to our wastes

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By Gary Hatigeva COULD 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...

HCC begins enforcing litter ordinance this week

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA HONIARA City Council says the 2009 Litter Ordinance not only covers rubbish but also includes fouling in public places such as human waste or spitting betel-nut stain. On Monday, HCC began its...

Journos end training with excursion to Barana nature park

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU ABOUT 10 local Journalists including five journalism students undertaking media studies at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have attended a three days training workshop for journalists reporting on the Extractive Industries...

HCC lags in climate emergency declaration

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By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA City Council is still to make any progress on the issue of climate change to date. This is after former City Mayor, Wilson Mamae declared a Climate Emergency on behalf of Honiara...