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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Coastal villages hit hard by rising seas

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By EDDIE OSIFELOThe threat of sea level rise on the sea coasts of Solomon Islands is real.The country lies east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and 3,280 km to Australia, has...

Climate Change changes the atolls lifestyles

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By EDDIE OSIFELOCLIMATE change is changing the social fabrics of the tiny atolls of Malaita Outer Islands in Solomon Islands.The small community which practised communal system, starting to see it eroding because of the...

Western Province tourism  – the final test is coming

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BY BEN BILUAGizoMOST tourism operators are looking forward to international borders reopening, but are they ready?Like other tourism operators in the region, local operators have felt the brunt of COVID-19.In Western Province, Agnes Getaway...

Sinking island

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Schuijl produces documentary about Ontong JavaBY ALFRED PAGEPITUA feature-length documentary on Ontong Java, in the Malaita Outer Islands, whose inhabitants continue to live under existential threats of climate change has been released.Two filmakers from...

SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

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Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our Nation’s Nurses’ on International Nurses Day, joining with eight other prominent Solomon Islands businesses and organisations to sponsor a VIP scenic flight for 18 dedicated nurses from...

Siota faces sweet turnover

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BY BEN BILUAGizoTHERE are some points in life that prejudice can lead to a sweeter outcome.This is the story of Santos Krobe Siota, 38 years old from Isabel Province who has been accepted by...

APTC training gives Monica a job in Australia

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Gaining an internationally recognised qualification expands employment prospects for Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) graduates seeking employment in international labour markets. APTC graduates like Monica Wale from the Solomon Islands see value in pursuing Technical...

MARA gov’t plans important projects for Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITHE Suidani-led MARA government is planning to kick off work on some important projects for Auki Township.The projects include Auki dumpsite, cemetery, and Flea market.Premier Daniel Suidani said a plan is in...

Anywhere under the sun

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Future is here with Solar computers made available for rural usersTHE lack of access to computers in rural communities has forced a local entrepreneur to invest in providing cheap and accessible solar powered computers...

Amelyn recognised for leading covid-19 effort 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE International Planned Parenthood Federation IPPF Sub Regional Office for the Pacific has recognised 23-year-old Amelyn Aitora for voluntarily leading the national covid-19 response in helping communities to respond effectively to...