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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...

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