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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Authorities urged to track down passengers

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BY BEN BILUAGizo COMMUNITIES in South Choiseul, are calling on Taro police and the Health and Medical Authority to track down passengers who returned to their homes after boarding ships that were detained at Taro. In...

Local conservation organisations share knowledge

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BY BEN BILUAGizo MAI-MAASINA Green Belt (MMGB) group which consists of conservationists from Malaita province recently completed a look and learn trip to conservation associations in Western and Choiseul provinces. Eddie Huitarau from Solomon Islands Rangers...

Hayward making waves

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By PETER ZOLEVEKE JNR HE might not yet be a household name to the Solomon Islands rugby community but in New Zealand, 17-year-old Andrew Hayward is making waves in the New Zealand high schools rugby...

Choiseul Provincial Government completes PCDF funded 25-metre

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THE communities in Vuruvachu Ward (Ward 5) of North West Choiseul today starts using a 25-metre-long and 2-metre-wide footbridge constructed by the Provincial Government of Choiseul using their Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) of...

Gov’t urged to reopen western border

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By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT is being urged to reopen the international border between Solomon Islands and Bougainville next week. This comes in light of reports that people in Shortlands are facing a humanitarian crisis, forcing some...

Choiseul to elect new premier today

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BY BEN BILUAGizo CHOISEUL Province will elect a new Premier today following a motion of no confidence against the former last week. In an interview with Island Sun on Friday, Speaker of Choiseul Province, Greg Sokeni...

Confusion over West, Choiseul elections

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BY BEN BILUAGizo WESTERN and Choiseul Provincial administrations are awaiting a decision from the Ministry of Provincial Government on whether to allow the “now-dissolved” provincial governments to take the role of caretaker or not. Speaker of...

NRDF aims to save 9,821.7 hectare of forest

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BY BEN BILUAGizo NATURAL Resources Development Foundation (NRDF) is looking at saving 9,821.7 hectares of forest as part of its mission to preserve and conserve forest in the country. In an exclusive interview with Island Sun...

Pfizer launched in Honiara

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine was successfully launched and rolled out in Honiara yesterday at the National Referral Hospital. These vaccines have been prioritised for youths aged 12 to 17 and pregnant mothers. Speaking...

Landowners want GG to intervene

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BY EDDIE OSIFELO A GROUP of concerned forest resource owners from Shortlands and Choiseul is making an appeal to the Governor General Sir David Vunagi. They kindly asked Sir David to inquire into the allegations of...