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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 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)...

Local conservation organisations share knowledge

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BY BEN BILUAGizoMAI-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...

COMING FOR CUCUMBER

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Police call for stop as illegal border crossing increasesBY JENNIFER KUSAPAIllegal border crossing at the western border is continuing unabated, especially near the Shortlands.Reports say Bougainvilleans are entering in search of sea cucumbers.And, Police...

BLC concludes Western and Choiseul provincial inquiries.

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The Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) has successfully concluded its inquiries into the Public Health Emergency Bill 2021 on Tuesday 24th August 2021 for the Choiseul and Western Provincial region.It took almost a week...

Muria defends $15K fine for lockdown breach

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By EDDIE OSIFELOATTORNEY General John Muria Junior has defended the $15,000 fine impose a penalty for people breaching the lockdown starting tonight and ending 6am Tuesday.Speaking to the media, Muria Junior said the fine...

South Choi By-election candidates reminded

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BY JARED KOLISix candidates who contested the South Choiseul in the May 2021 national By-election have been reminded to submit their Election Campaign expenditures accounts before September 15 this year.Chief Electoral Officer and Commissioner,...

Galo calls for electoral review

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By EDDIE OSIFELONEW Member of Parliament for South Choiseul, Sammy Galo is calling for review in the Electoral Act to address any gaps that may delay re-election of any member in a by election.This...

Funds set for Seghe and Taro airstrips upgrade

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTWO airstrips in Western and Choiseul provinces will be the first to benefit under the $1.5 billion Australian-government funded Solomon Islands Infrastructure Programme (SIIP).They are Seghe in Western and Taro on Choiseul.Australia...

Choiseul school leaders to meet over COVID-19

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BY BEN BILUAGizoSCHOOL principals, head teachers and chairpersons in Choiseul Province will meet to discuss a safety strategy towards COVID-19.A total of 60 participants are expected to arrive at the provincial capital, Taro, today...

$1.4m for Taro & Seghe airports

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A funding arrangement of SBD1.4 million to support provincial airfield upgrades at Seghe and Taro was signed on Monday at the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara between New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

Taro needs govt support to turn it into tourist destination

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUChoiseul MPA for Tavula Ward Clement Kengava says the Choiseul Province's provincial capital Taro needs direct National Government support in terms of infrastructures to turn it into a tourist destination.Kengava in an...