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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD 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 WAIKORIAukiTHE Ministry of Health and...

Russell man questions intention of Provincial day

BY JENNIFER KUSAPAAN elder from the Russell Islands says the Central Islands Second Appointed day celebrations are only for politicians and not the ordinary population of the province.The elder who wants to be known...

World Vision meets Premier Manetiva

WORLD Vision Solomon Islands team has made a courtesy call to the Premier of Central Islands Province Stanley Manetiva at his Office in Tulagi, Sunday.During the meeting, the team update premier on the progress...

Lab inconclusive over dead fish mystery in Tulagi water

BY ALFRED PAGEPITUTHE National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) in Honiara has not found what caused the dead fishes found in waters near Tulagi early this month.However, the local lab has ruled out the possibility...

Croc warning in Central province

BY ALFRED PAGEPITUPeople in Buena Vista and surrounding islands in the Central province are being warned of an increasing number of crocodile sightings.A Mr Desmond Probets Mae told Island Sun yesterday villages in Buena...

Gela villagers want new constituency

By EDDIE OSIFELOPEOPLE of Sandfly/Buenavista in Central Islands are asking for a separate constituency.This was after the ward has seen an increase in its population numbers, while at the same time experienced lack of...

Man allegedly rapes mother

BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA man has been arrested over the Mother’s Day weekend for allegedly raping his own mother.The incident occurred at a village on Ngella in the Central Islands Province.Police say the mother was...

Dead fish mystery heads to the lab

BY ALFRED PAGEPITUSamples of the mysterious dead fish in Tulagi have been sent the national public health laboratory for testing.Zuleeyen Leinga from the Environmental Health Division told Island Sun yesterday tests are being carried...

2 logging firms ordered to stop work

BY ALFRED PAGEPITUTWO logging companies have been issued stop-work orders by the Central Islands Provincial government for non-payment of previous business licences and a current ones, as well as non-settlement of trespass claims by...

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...

Reports of dead fish near Tulagi

BY ALFRED PAGEPITUTHERE have been sightings of dead fish washing up along the shorelines of Haleta and Tulagi in the Central Islands Province.Villagers in the area are shocked to find dead fish washed ashore...