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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...

SolAir pays tribute to late tourism chief ‘Jo’

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Solomon Airlines says it is feeling the sorrow over the death of Tourism Solomons CEO, Joseph ‘Jo’ Tuamoto. In a media statement yesterday, Airlines CEO Brett Gebers gives a powerful tribute to the person who...

SDA youth-Pathfinder mission brings unity to Ngella community

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By Mikemachris Bentley A weekend excursion by young people from the Lau valley SDA church has helped heal a long-standing division within a village on Ngella, Central Islands Province. On Thursday, the Youth and Pathfinder missions...

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...

Huge Kava surge in South Guadalcanal

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THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Guadalcanal Extension office has noted huge involvement of communities in Kava farming in the remote South Guadalcanal in 2021 compared to 2018. A team from MAL...

Market getting overcrowded for women

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU CENTRAL Market is not a new place for market goers to do their shopping for fresh local foods, vegetables, fish, fruits and many more. Almost every day its is the busiest place for people...

New strategy to empower women & girls launched

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THE Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs has launched the revised National Strategy for Economic Empowerment of Women & Girls 2020-2023 on Friday 30th July.  The document builds on the first national strategy...

JASON BENNETH’S UNIQUE AIR SPRAY ART SHOWCASED

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SOLOMON Breweries (SolBrew) recently unveiled a unique air spray art by local artist Jason Benneth on the Sportsman Pub exterior walls at the Bahai area. The artwork featured SolBrew brands SolBrew Lager, Canoe Lager...

Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

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ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...

Mangrove planting could help protect Solomon Islands community against rising sea level

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The coastal community of Nagoibo on Santa Isabel Province in Solomon Islands is one of the most vulnerable places in the country to the impacts of climate change. It is threatened by...

‘Access’ and life

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Persons with disability teach us what the word means BY IRWIN ANGIKI You think you’ve had a rough day? Please know that persons with disability live their lives everyday ‘rougher’. This is mainly because they do not...