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Monday, August 10, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Chief on malicious damage charge

    POLICE in Choiseul province are awaiting the appearance of a tribal chief in the Gizo Magistrates Court on charges of alleged malicious damage and resisting police arrest after the chief was arrested on March...

    Illegal Ukraine visitor

    Choiseul police detains man for illegally crossing SI-PNG border POLICE Taro, Choiseul province, are holding a 28-year-old man from Ukraine who had illegally entered the country through the border with Papua New Guinea. Police had been...

    Japans helps two communities via its Grassroots Human Security project

    By Tanny.E.Vahi THE Japanese Embassy has added to their growing list of assistance by issuing out two grants which will go towards boosting infrastructure development in two communities in the Solomon Islands. The recipients are; the...

    Why we intercepted the Bougainvilleans: RSIPF

    THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) explains that it had to intercept 29 Bougainvilleans travelling in three boats at sea near Vella la Vella Island in the Western Province on Tuesday (February 20)...

    Choiseul’s Tavula ward needs a MPA

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE Tavula ward, north east of Choiseul province is without a member of provincial assembly (MPA) since its MPA passed away last year. And, the national ministry of provincial government (MPGIS) says it...

    Taro-Korovou officers query border claim

    By Mike Puia POLICE officers from Choiseul province and Shortland islands, in the Western province, are querying their border claim. The claim relates to their service at the border with Papua New Guinea during the Bougainville...

    Kelo – a cultural practice to settle feud and make peace in Choiseul

    A traditional ceremony still practised today in Choiseul (Lauru) Province called ‘kelo’ is to bring peace, unity and strengthen relationships. During the head hunting era before Solomon Islands was colonised by Europeans, Kelo was the...

    Voter registration update for Western and Choiseul launched

    BY JARED KOLI THE Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) has launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) update for Western and Choiseul province hopes to commence on November 28, 2017. The BVR exercise will be conducted in...

    $4.5m for voter registration update in Choiseul and Western

    BY JARED KOLI THE Solomon Islands Government has poured $4million into the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) update for Western and Choiseul provinces. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs George Palua acknowledged the national government...


    SEA level rise is a global challenge for low lying Islands such as Pacific Island nation that it poses real threat to the existence of biodiversity of both marine and terrestrial life. Like in...