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Thursday, May 13, 2021

    FFA distances itself from MFMR’S blue boat controversy

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE forum fisheries agency (FFA) has clarified that it had requested to use only one of the three Vietnamese blue fishing boats – NOT all three. This puts in question why the other...

    Cyclone warning

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONAA ‘tropical cyclone warning’ has been issued for Solomon Islands.Solomon Islands Meteorological Service (SIMS) issuing Tropical Cyclone warning ‘number one’ yesterday evening said the special weather bulletin is now upgraded to ‘tropical...

    Winlex International SI company begins safety improvement upgrade

    By Alfred Sasako WINLEX International SI Company Ltd, the company accused of ignoring safety issues at its Lunga plant, has begun importing personal protective equipment for its 350-plus workers, a spokesman for the company told...

    Government’s 2019 Budget Support expenditure set to go before PAC

    BY Gary Hatigeva $213.4million is projected to be the government’s 2019 Budget Support expenditure. This will be allocated to five ministries through donor partners. The Ministries are, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, allocated with an...

    Junior Kurukuru friendly Friday

    By Taromane Martin THE national under-17 futsal team, the Junior Kurukurus will play their first friendly match in their tour of Australia on Friday. The Junior Kurukurus are currently in Australia for a one week training...

    New water fee

    BY ALFRED SASAKO THOUSANDS of customers of Solomon Islands Water Authority (SIWA) trading as Solomon Water have been dealt a double whammy - an extra bill to pay in the event their accounts are disconnected...

    SIPA backs futsal league

    By Taromane Martin SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) will be the major sponsor for this year’s national futsal league competition. The national futsal league will be completed by 12 teams and is set to kick off...

    Manila 4th repa-flight likely March 7

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO AND BANARBAS MANEBONA THE fourth Manila repatriation flight is likely on March 7 but is yet to be confirmed, said Dr Jimmie Rodgers, deputy secretary to the Oversight Committee, yesterday. “We are...

    Bloody Ridge National Peace Park to be tourist attraction site

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has revealed the intention for the Bloody Ridge National Peace Park to be transformed into a tourist attraction site. Prime Minister Hou said with this intention the government...

    PM to attend APEC

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela will depart today to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders and Pacific Island Forum Leaders’ Informal Dialogue in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The meeting is an opportunity for the...