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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Call to separate disaster risk reduction from disaster management

    By PRIESTLEY HABRU In Bonn, Germany SOLOMON Islands head of delegation to the Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCCC) Dr Melchior Mataki has highlighted the need to...

    Solomon join forces to ensure more climate action

    BY JARED KOLI IN BONN, GERMANY   THE Solomon Islands government is seeking more global cooperation to ensure accelerate more action is done on the climate change front. Chief negotiator for Solomon Islands in the global discussions at...

    World Bank and GCF sign Accreditation Master Agreement for Tina river hydro

    BY JARED KOLI  IN BONN, GERMANY   THE World Bank (WB) and Green Climate Fund (GCF) have signed an Accreditation Master Agreement which will soon see a roll out of the much awaited fund for the multi-million...

    Gov’t strives to fulfill multilateral global process on climate at COP23

    BY JARED KOLI IN BONN, GERMANY THE Solomon Islands government delegation is undertaking four key tasks for multilateral global process on climate change at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. Permanent Secretary of the...

    SI pushes for Adaptation Fund beyond 2020

    By PRIESTLEY HABRU In Bonn, Germany   SOLOMON Islands and other Pacific Islands are pushing for climate change Adaptation Fund to continue when the Kyoto Protocol lapses in 2020. This is one of the main items Pacific Islands’...

    Know your new Prime Minister

    By Alfred Sasako FORMER Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Rick Houenipwela, was yesterday voted in as the nation’s 17th Prime Minister in a race which kept pundits guessing until the result was...

    Hou voted in as Solomon Islands’ new Prime Minister

    HONOURABLE Rick Hou was voted in as the new Prime Minister-elect during this morning’s election at the National Parliament House in Honiara. The Member of Parliament for Small Malaita polled in a total of 33...

    Didds makes Solomon Islands proud in USA

    THREE Pacific Island sustainable seafood businesses were among 40 finalist from across the globe that pitched to investors at the Fish 2.0 Innovation Forum at Stanford University, in Palo Alto, CA, USA. Representing the Pacific...

    Key issues affecting Manaoba Airport project revealed

    BY BEN BILUA THE Office of the Auditor General has uncovered issues that affected the implementation of the Manaoba Airport Project after having gone through all available documents related to the project. Key results on the...

    15 but not three

    BY ALFRED SASAKO   A few more details has emerged about Sunday’s reconciliation between caretaker Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and the MPs who deserted him and the DCC camp earlier this month. The walkout resulted in a...