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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

Central still waiting for second jab

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PEOPLE of Central Province are still waiting for their second jab after two months overdue. A spokesman Michael Salini said the 2nd jab was due in early December 2021. “Can the relevant authorities find out what...

Manetiva calls for the return of land

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PREMIER of Central Islands Province is calling on State Owned Enterprises owning land titles at Tulagi through the commissioner of lands to surrender them back to province. Stanley Manetiva made the call when delivering his...

RIPEL operating illegal in CIP: Premier Manetiva

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA CENTRAL Islands Province (CIP) Provincial Government and Administration deem RUSSELL Islands Plantation Estates Ltd (RIPEL) operating in the province as ‘illegal’. Premier Hon Stanley Manetiva said RIPEL fails to pay its Business License...

2018 Independence Cruise Pana Festival marking SI’s 40th Anniversary, historical

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA IMERIAL Travel Service 2018 cruise to Ngella marking Solomon Islands 40th Anniversary created history coinciding with the one day ‘Pana Festival’ held for the first time at Haroro Village. Occurring during Friday last...

Food supplies under threat as new weather patterns sweep Solomon Islands

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By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer Kusapa From King tides swamping villages to crop confusion leaving families hungry, changing weather and climate patterns due to climate change have spawned a new era across...

Siota PSS holds fundraising to support school rehabilitation

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA IN NGELLA TULAGHI Township enjoyed the weekend as Siota Provincial Secondary School’s (PSS) students entertained them with fundraising purposely for the Premier School’s rehabilitation on infrastructures. Leading the students according to their programmes was...

Six years for abusive father

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A FATHER, 37, guilty of having sex with his 14-year-old daughter has been jailed for six years. Justice Maelyn Bird imposed the sentence on the man, who cannot be named for legal reasons. Justice...

Logging petition launched

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA IN NGELLA NGELLA’S logging petition to ban the activity was successfully launched over the weekend at Tulaghi received by the premier of Central Islands province (CIP). Handing over the petition were school students of...

Call to respect elderly women

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau has again reminded males to respect elderly women. He was speaking at his weekly media conference yesterday. This came after a 26-year-old man was arrested and charged for an alleged...

Hike in fuel price affects fishermen

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Fishermen and public transport in the rural areas, OBM boats, are feeling the pinch in the current fuel price hike. They are among the many business types in the country which are affected...