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Sunday, July 5, 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...

    Kurukuru leaves for Turkmenistan Monday

    BY ROMULUS HUTA THE national futsal side will leave for Turkmenistan on Monday to attend the Fifth Asian Indoor Games. This is four days ahead of the Games which officially kicks off in the city of...

    Incidents involving logging contractors and landowners

    MORE and more I read of incidents and disputes occurring in the Solomon Islands involving Asian logging contractors and indigenous landowners.  I can cite several cases in which logging equipment and machinery has been torched...

    Draw rejuvenates hope

    It feels like win: Felipe BY ROMULUS HUTA THE performance by the Solomon Islands national soccer side in yesterday’s 2-all draw against the New Zealand All Whites in Honiara would in some way helped rejuvenated some...

    Janus gets eight search warrants

    By Alfred Sasako   THE Magistrates Court has issued about eight search warrants to JANUS, the crack anti-corruption unit, to help it burrow through mountains of corruption allegations against officials and politicians. These warrants were sought and...

    The European Union wants its aid better targeted to the Pacific

    ACCORDING to a recent Radio New Zealand International news item, the European Union wants its aid and development to the region to be better targeted to the Pacific. The RNZI bulletin said:- “The EU is preparing...

    Scientific development of a camera to see through the human body

    THE UK Evening Standard newspaper of 4 September 2017 gave exciting news of a scientific development of a camera capable of seeing through the human body. Quoting the newspaper article it said:- “Scientists in Scotland have...

    India vows to help 7 Pacific states combat climate change

    IN a Radio New Zealand International (RNZI news bulletin today, Tuesday, 5 September 2017, it was reported that the Government of India has vowed to help 7 Pacific States combat the effects of climate...

    New Zealand take my hands charitable trust nominated for a sustainable business award

    IN New Zealand, the charitable trust that has freighted containers of medical supplies and equipment for the NRH for the past 12 months has been named one of 12 finalists in the "Partnering for...

    Abuse in PFMA

    BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA   THE Opposition says there has been abuse in some of the provisions of the Public Financial Management Act. Leader of the Official Opposition Hon Jeremiah Manele made the statement on the floor of...


    The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has started implementing E-Monitoring on Long Line Vessels with two vessels already fitted with E-Monitoring Units over the weekend. The...