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Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Better road ahead for Auki

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI AUKI is bracing for better roads following a start to road repairs this week. JED Enterprise Construction Company started upgrade work on the road in Auki on Monday. Locally owned company, JED, was awarded...

    PM to attend Guadalcanal and Makira-Ulawa days

    BY JARED KOLI PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare is expected to attend Guadalcanal and Makira-Ulawa provinces’ second appointed days in the coming days. The Prime Minister will fly to Marau in east Guadalcanal on Monday, August 2,...

    All hands on deck against sex crimes on girls: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has reiterated that addressing sexual offences in the country requires collaborative effort from all stakeholders. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer, in his recent sentence on a sexual offence case, said while...

    Man gets 4 years for sexual abuse of girl

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A man has been handed a four-year jail sentence after court found him guilty of repeated sexual abuse of an underage girl. The incidents took place on various dates in 2018. Chief Justice Sir...

    Dora’s case for mention

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The case against owner of One Link Pacifica money scheme is set for mention today in court. The case was mentioned last week for possible plea but was adjourned. Charles Dora is facing charges...

    First ever Noni observation plot at Mile six, Gizo

    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Research Department, has established the country’s first ever Noni observation plot at Mile six in Gizo, Western Province. The noni observation plot will support MAL research...

    SINU opens $120m complex

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Solomon Islands national university (SINU) has opened its $120million complex. The new complex belongs to SINU’s Faculty of Education and Humanities, and was fully funded by the national government. Speaking at the opening...


    Talks of cooperation, understanding and freedom of religion BY CHARLES KADAMANA Church leaders of Solomon Islands have come to the table with China to talk of cooperation, understanding and freedom of religion. About 14 local church leaders...

    Wale confirms petition by Honiara-based Malaitans

    OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has confirmed he received a copy of a petition addressed to the Prime Minister, by Honiara-based Malaitans, containing 8,210 signatures. The petition makes eight requests. Wale stressed in a statement that it...

    OPMC: no plans to arrest Suidani

    OFFICE of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) says claims of the imminent arrest of the Malaitian Premier and his advisor is a fabricated rumour manufactured by a person who is of interest to...