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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government will be very...

UN wants more youths and women in politics

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By EDDIE OSIFELOUNITED Nation wants to see more youths and women participate in provincial and national political levels.United Nations Resident Coordinator (UN RC), Sanaka Samarasinha told the media after he met with Speaker of...

Overwhelming support towards Suidani tour of northern region

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKICOMMUNITIES in the Mbaelelea and Baegu Asifoloa constituencies have shown overwhelming support towards Premier Daniel Suidani’s recent awareness program to the northern region of Malaita province.The awareness talk is the second phase...

When basic health is not there

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The sad state of our rural clinicsBY JENNIFER KUSAPALack of staff, facilities and vital medicine has long been a problem for rural clinics.So, with COVID adding to the pressure clinics are under, Island Sun...

Guadalcanal appeals for return of alienated lands

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAGUADALCANAL Premier Francis Sade has called on the national government to return the Perpetual Estate titles for alienated lands to the province and its people.In his speech on Guadalcanal’s 38th second appointed...

DBSI injects close to $80m into economy

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BY BEN BILUAGizoDEVELOPMENT Bank of Solomon Islands, Relationship Manager says the bank has injected close to 80 million into the local economy through its lending programs.Patrick Suti made the statement during DBSI’s awareness program...

Suidani, Talifilu told to compensate family of Asilaua over MONC issue.

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani and his political advisor, Celsius Talifilu were threatened by the immediate family members of rival politician Elijah Asilaua during a tour to the Urudao market within the Baegu...

Patrol boat Gizo has defects, says Veke

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By EDDIE OSIFELODEFECTS have been identified on Guardian patrol boat, RSIPV Gizo 05 during its refitting in Australia.Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Anthony Veke confirmed this when asked by Leader of...

Huge interest for DBSI in Gizo

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BY BEN BILUAGizoThe interest in the country’s Development Bank (DBSI) is apparently huge in the Western province.This was clear in the huge turnout for DBSI’s awareness programme in Gizo this week.Owners of small to...

SIBC to air news supporting government only

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By EDDIE OSIFELOOFFICE of Prime Minister and Cabinet has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) to do self-censorship on its news and programmes.This means SIBC is not allowed to broadcast any news and paid...

Government rental taskforce to complete work by year end.

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THE Public Service Rental Scheme taskforce will complete their work at the end of this year.The taskforce was established to oversee the transition of public servants to the Mamara Estate jointly by the Ministry...