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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Budget passed

    By EDDIE OSIFELOPARLIAMENT has passed the $4 billion budget without amendments after four days of scrutiny in the Committee of Supply.Both sides of the house have met until after 7pm on Monday to complete...

    ADB funds solar projects here

    By EDDIE OSIFELOASIAN Development Bank (ADB) has supported Solar Development Project in five provinces in the country.Elmir Elbling, Unit Head of ADB Solomon Islands Pacific Country Office in Honiara, confirmed this when he appeared...

    MAL supports T.W Enterprise Noni farm with agricultural equipment

    THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Extension Department has supported T.W Enterprise Noni farm with essential agricultural equipments.T.W Noni farm is located at the former Livestock Development Authority (LDA) area in...

    Gov’t accused of being a bully

    BY BEN BILUAIn GizoThe Western province has hit out at the national government describing it as bullying provincial governments with its decisions and actions.Provincial Member for Dunde Nusa Roviana Ward, Ramrakha Talasasa made the...

    Fake currency warning

    MEMBERS of the public have been warned of a “fake new” currency called Sol York, which is currently being promoted by its promoters.Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) issued the warning yesterday.“CBSI advises that...

    Slow police investigation adjourns Rennell murder case

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe case into last month’s killing incident in West Rennell has been adjourned since police are yet to complete investigations.Prosecution told court yesterday that investigation into the killing at Avatai village is...

    SI risks major setback in logging

    By Gary HatigevaMINISTER of Finance and Treasury, Manasseh Sogavare has warned that the country risks facing huge gaps in its logging industry if it continues to unsustainably harvest its trees.According to Mr Sogavare, the...

    CBSI governor pleased with World Bank and IMF board of governors meeting

    SOLOMON Islands head of delegation and Governor for Solomon Islands on the IMF Board of Governors, Denton Rarawa, is pleased with the fruitful outcome of this year’s meetings with the senior management of the...

    Man who raped student gets three years in jail

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 19-YEAR-OLD man from Ngella has been sentenced to three years and six months for raping a primary school student last year at a village in Central Islands Province.High Court judge Justice...

    Black-listed logger ordered out of Ngella

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUA sub-contractor linked with a logging company blacklisted for its history of non-compliance with the business licence of the Central Province has been asked to leave its operations in the Mboli passage...