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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    BirdLife eager to roll project in east Rennell

    By Mike PuiaBIRDLIFE International, a worldwide alliance of non-governmental organisations that promotes conservation of birds and their habitats, has expressed its eagerness to roll out its planned project in East Rennell, Renbel Province, this...

    Rennell villagers claim logging craft damages their marine life

    LANDOWNERS of Nukuma’anu in east Rennell, Renbel Province, claim a logging craft that drifted from west of the island landed on their shoreline last month, causing extensive damages to marine life in their bay.And...


    TWO Solomon Islands Patrol boats in hot pursuit of wooden Vietnamese vessels allegedly fishing illegally in our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) could not fire upon the foreign boats because there was no permission from...

    Slow police investigation adjourns Rennell murder case

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe case into last month’s killing incident in West Rennell has been adjourned since police are yet to complete investigations.Prosecution told court yesterday that investigation into the killing at Avatai village is...

    Renbel battles with ‘huge’ arrears

    By Mike PuiaIn Tigoa,THE current Renbel provincial government was welcomed with huge arrears when it assumed office in August last year.The first arrears the government battled with totaled $40,000, incurred to the Solomon Islands National...

    Worldlink Resources Ltd mining licence cancelled

    By Alfred SasakoTHE Government has cancelled WorldLink Resources Ltd’s mining licence on West Rennell, citing non-compliance for the action.The cancellation of ML 03/05 was contained in a letter by the Minister for Mines, Energy...

    Man pleads guilty to murder charge

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA MAN has pleaded guilty to the killing of a 28-year-old boy at Avatai village, Rennell on 15 February this year.Ashley Ghapuika admitted the crime when he appeared before Principal Magistrate Fatima...

    West Rennell landowners reject MP’s call to stop mining there

    By Alfred SasakoWEST Rennell landowners have rejected outright calls by their Member of Parliament to stop bauxite mining on the island, saying his call “has no grounds to base his argument on”.In a statement...

    NOCSI still to address cabinet on Solomon games prep

    By Taromane MartinFATE of the 2018 Solomon Games in Rennell and Bellona Province in November is still yet to be confirmed.The hosting of the games came under question last month after it was announced...


    New application for prospecting licence in RennellBY JARED KOLIA new mining company has lodged an application for prospecting licence for bauxite mining in Rennell Island, Renbel Province.Director of Mines Nicholas Biliki confirmed this toIsland...