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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

Sinking island

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Schuijl produces documentary about Ontong Java BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A 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...

SECOND ESP

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Most families still live ‘hand to mouth’: Wale By EDDIE OSIFELO The persistence of hardships felt by families and households in the country has prompted the call for government to come up with a second stimulus...

From White River to Nauru

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How a young man overcame hardship to become police officer BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Financially crippled as a young man in the Solomon Islands, Jonathan Paul Atanikakia has found his calling in the tiny Pacific nation of...

Amelyn recognised for leading covid-19 effort 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE 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...

Western Province tourism  – the final test is coming

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo MOST 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...

Auki market restricts sale of products

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE management of the Auki Central Market has put a stop to the sale of certain products within the market facility since Monday. The measures were taken in collaboration with the Malaita Provincial...

Coastal villages hit hard by rising seas

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By EDDIE OSIFELO The 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...

No monitoring, No knowledge of logging damages in Solomon Islands

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Communities in Solomon Islands are worried that lack of effective monitoring mechanisms and safe environmental practices by stakeholders are preventing authorities from understanding the full extent of environmental damage brought about by the rampant...

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...

Ta’uika Festival launched on Bellona Island

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The Ta’uika Festival, held on November 2 and 3, 2021 on Bellona Island, Rennell Bellona Province, was inaugural hosting of the annual event developed over traditional fishing practices on catching Flying Fish. Hosted at Ahanga...