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Thursday, December 8, 2022

HCC: new betel-nut market at Gegema January 2023

BY NED GAGAHEHONIARA City Council (HCC) will...

Maelanga defends govt

By EDDIE OSIFELODEPUTY Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga...

HCC: private security firm to look after Kukum market

BY NED GAGAHEHoniara City Council (HCC) is...

Witness in murder case gives testimony

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAHEARING of evidence in the case of a man alleged of murder has started at the High Court.James Tangasuna is charged with one count of murder in relation to the death of...

Police officer’s traffic case hits court today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a police officer alleged of crashing a police vehicle into the Holy Cross Cathedral brick wall in Honiara in 2019 is set for mention before Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison...

Gov’t expects $1.2b budget deficit next year

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands Government is expecting a budget deficit of $1.2 billion next year.This is one of the highest budget deficits since 2016.Opposition Leader, Matthew Wale highlighted this during his debate on the...

MHMS eyes Copen communication plan

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Ministry of Health and Medical Services is looking at forming a health communication plan against copen, says Minister Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana.“MHMS will put together efforts to...

40 schools to take Copen survey 2023

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFORTY random schools in the country will take the Copen survey next year.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana said they will be randomly selected in the country to...

Gov’t lacks law on cooking gas

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has no legislation in place to control domestic cooking gas products in the country.Minister for Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology, Stanley Sofu confirmed this in Parliament on 7th...

CRB TRAP BACKFIRE

Coconut rhino beetle widespread on Bellona thanks to MAL and covid-19BY NED GAGAHE & IRWIN ANGIKICoconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) is widespread on Bellona Island, ironically, thanks in part to the Ministry of Agriculture &...

New political party formed

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BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has formed – the People’s Liberal Democratic Party (PLDP).They are inviting candidates wishing to contest 2024 national general election, provincial and Honiara City Council (HCC) elections to join.In...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman alleged of assaulting her ex-husband’s partner will be mentioned again in court on 6th December 2022.This is the case of Julie Wutete Shanel - she is charged...

MHMS eyes boosting lab to test illegal drugs

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOMINISTRY of Health and Medical Services has identified the need to secure resources to increase analysis of illegal substances at the National Public Health Laboratory.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr...