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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

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

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

Isabel landowners fight for ownership over Tubi logs

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OFANI EREMAE WHEN Malaysian loggerRichard Kong Sing Ngea pleaded guilty in December 2020 to the illegal harvesting of Tubi trees in Solomons’ Isabel Province, tribal leader Wilson Tohidi was thrilled. Ngea’s admittance of guilt, Tohidi believes,...

A boat builder’s journey in the Solomons

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Everyone has a goal in life and that is to live a good life without anxiety or misery. However, the requirement to live a good life comes with greater challenges that one has...

Cable goodwill paid out?

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By Mike Puia IT appears the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has made a goodwill payment to a group for landowners from Guadalcanal for the landing of the undersea internet cable on...

AGONY OF A BOY, 3

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Help Xavier get the cancer treatment he needs overseas By OFANI EREMAE AS he hugged his critically-ill son on his bed at the National Referral Hospital (NRH), Francis Bele could not imagine losing a child he...

Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is if the Solomon Islands government reconsiders its move to recognise Beijing over Taipei. Sources tell Island Sun that...

Malaita provincial health to inquire into magnetic claim

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA provincial health and other support authorities will launch an inquiry to verify the authenticity of pictures and information contain in a clip that is currently circulating on social. The same news appeared...

West Rennell LOs want bauxite stockpile cleared

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WEST Rennell landowners are appealing to the national government to allow World Link Company to export a large bauxite stockpile it had dug up in their land. World Link, which operated inside a private registered...
Dr Alpheaus Graham Zobule

START A CHILD OFF RIGHT

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Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (Prov. 22:6 NIV) CHILDREN are very important members of the family. The responsibility of...

The kava boom on Malaita

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By Brian Lezutuni THE fog has just cleared as Walter Ara begins his steep climb up the hills behind his village. After every five minutes he stops to catch his breath in between smoking tobacco from...

Solomon Islander joins East-West Centre

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AS she settles into her new apartment in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Dr Tammy Tabe reflects on her life’s journeys. The young Solomon Islander woman recently moved to Honolulu to take up an appointment as a fellow...