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Sunday, May 9, 2021

    Beche-de-mer paralyses reef fish trade

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   THE open beche-de-mer season is taking its toll on the supply of fresh reef fish in the local market, it is reported. Honiara’s central market, which used to be teeming with reef...

    Parliament reaches out to Eastern Solomons

    A recent historical and successful visit by three Parliamentary Standing Committees to the eastern borders of Solomon Islands uncovered the seriousness of police security and deterioration, poor health services and the increasing threat of...

    Sogavare welcomes MOU signing of Honiara and Kaohsiung ports

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has openly welcomed the formal signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to confirm a sister relationship last month between the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan and the Port of...

    SIMSA desperate for modern equipment

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI THE Solomon Islands Maritime Administration (SIMSA) is in need of modern technological equipment. Director of SIMSA, Mr Tim Harris says the organisation and the government need to embrace modern technology more closely, and...

    Trade boost

    SIPA unveils infrastructure development plan for Noro and Honiara, engages world’s largest shipping line   By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) has embarked on a multi-million dollar infrastructure development plan, which will lay the foundation...

    Wait, more waiting

    Government requests more time to sort ‘more bills’, promise of ACB-return still stands   BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA THE Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has been allocated time during Parliament’s period of special adjournment to...

    Veke on CITREC’s Fruition

    AS Guadalcanal Provincial government farewells five GP-CITREC candidates heading for Canada in the coming days, two are already in Canada and another 10 are being processed for December bringing a total of 17 candidates...

    Five set to work in Canada

    FIVE Guadalcanal - CITREC graduates are set to work in Canada for 24 months in the coming days. Guadalcanal provincial executive and staff from GP-Education authority held a farewell luncheon with Guadalcanal-CITREC students Friday last...

    PM Sogavare graces Taiwan business tradeshow

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA DAY-TWO of the Solomon Islands Republic of China (Taiwan) tradeshow 2017 was graced by country’s Prime Minister and family. They were accompanied by Taiwan’s Ambassador HE Roger Luo throughout the booths of...

    Women encouraged to test for breast cancer

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA RADIOLOGY Department at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is encouraging women at the age of 35 and above to do testing for breast cancer. This is if there is any sign of lumps...