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Thursday, August 13, 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...
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    All SIPA workers get $5, 000 in bonuses this week: WUSI

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    By Alfred Sasako ALL employees of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) will get $5, 000 in special bonuses each, the President of the Workers’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI), David Tuhanuku confirmed yesterday. This will cost...

    Drunk students

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    …MERHD investigates boozing involving male students studying in Manila By Alfred Sasako THE Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) is investigating reports of boozing involving male students studying at two academic institutions in Manila,...

    Mental fitness vital: Coach Sam

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    Kurkuru leaves next week for Turkmenistan By Taromane Martin MENTAL fitness will be a concern for the Solomon Islands national futsal team, the Kurukurus, when they travel next week for the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial...

    Risky meal

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    Food outlets operating without proper monitoring, increasing cases of complaints   THE health risks associated with eating in one of the many food outlets in Honiara continues unchecked as the Government places little effort towards bolstering...

    Reviewed Anti-Corruption Bill toothless against illicit gains

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    BLC labels this a regrettable decision & serious omission BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA PROVISIONS against illicit gains have been removed from the Anti-Corruption Bill 2016, and this has been described by the Bills and Legislations Committee (BLC)...

    Wini won Commonwealth gold

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    BY ROMULUS HUTA   NATIONAL female weightlifter Jenlyn Wini had won a gold medal in the Commonwealth and the Oceania Weightlifting Championships currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia. Wini snatched gold in the women’s 58kg category to...

    Gov’t cheque bounce

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    Treasury records $20 million weekly revenue collection shortfall on September 1   By Alfred Sasako   GOVERNMENT Treasury recorded a $20 million shortfall in its weekly revenue collection on September 1. As a result, government cheques made out...

    Our Telekom boosts SINU communications

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    SOLOMON Islands National University signed a new contract yesterday with Our Telekom, which would increase the University’s telecommunications system. The event convened SINU’s Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Basil Marasinghe and Our Telekom CEO, Mr Loyley Ngira, and staffs of both organisations. Our Telekom will supply...

    Kurukuru leaves for Turkmenistan Monday

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    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

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    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...