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Friday, April 3, 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...

    Ward grants out

    CDF should also have regulations, says Veke   BY GEORGINA KEKEA GUADALCANAL Premier, Anthony Veke is calling on the Members of Parliament to regulate the Rural Constituency Development Funds (RCDF). Premier Veke is responding to an article in...

    GRM Ltd announces a positive feasibility study for the Gold Ridge Mine Project

    THE Feasibility Study developed by Golder Associates, demonstrates that Gold Ridge Project is economically viable and technically feasible. Yesterday, Gold Ridge Mine Executives met with Honorable Minister of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Bradley Tovosia...

    Tamboko leaders urged to address youth road blocks

    By Barnabas Manebona CHIEFS and community leaders of Tamboko area, West of Honiara, have been called on to address the ongoing practice by youths to block roads demanding money from passing vehicles. The call follows an...

    Plane thief alert

    Solomon Islands warned of tricky deals to restore World War II relics By Gary Hatigeva THE Solomon Islands government and its people have been warned not to deal with a foreign War Relic Restoration Company, "Warbird...

    Local questions re-opening of Goldridge mine

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA CHAIRMAN of the Kolobisi Tailings Dam Association (KTDA) has disproved media reports that Gold Ridge gold mine in Central Guadalcanal is about to be reopened soon. In a statement to Island Sun, Chairman...

    PNG man speared

    PNG national wounded during break-in, police hot on trail   POLICE at Henderson in Guadalcanal province are investigating a wounding incident involving a Papua New Guinea (PNG) national working at the City Mission Rural Training Centre,...

    SI could lose millions in tax revenue under PACER-Plus

    By Gary Hatigeva SOLOMON ISLANDS is amongst three Pacific Island nations that are highlighted to be in great risks of losing millions in import tax revenue due to pressure from the PACER-Plus Agreement. This is according...

    Maneka supports Melanesian sisters with housing material

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA MEMBER of Parliament for North Guadalcanal constituency handed over housing materials to the Community of the Sisters of Melanesia NAT household on Thursday. The donation by MP Samson Maneka will go towards...

    GPPOL taking lead for battling CRB

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Ltd (GPPOL) has been stepping up to fight against the invasive Coconut Rhino Beetle (CRB). On Tuesday 9 October, Island Sun joined other media organizations in the...

    Pacific Labour Mobility Annual Meeting commences in Honiara

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA SOLOMON Islands is hosting the Pacific Labour Mobility Annual Meeting (PLMAM) in Honiara this week. The purpose of this PLMAM is to provide a regular forum to discuss regional labour mobility priorities. Established...


    Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

    THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.

    Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

    By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is...

    Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

    By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework...

    PM to produce PIF report to Cabinet

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will present the report of the government’s trip to the recent...

    Aust announces $11m funding for marine pollution

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THE Australian government has announced SBD$11m for the Pacific Regional Environment programme to...
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