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Solomon Islands
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    All in the open

    Bintan Mining (SI) Ltd releases documents on bauxite shipment BY ALFRED SASAKO BINTAN Mining (SI) Ltd has released documents which the company says exonerate it from false claims its Solomon Islands’ bauxite exports were without proper...

    Renbel gears for a tough year

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA RENNELL and Bellona province is keeping its head up high in a year which many describe as ‘tough’. Faced with a cut in its provincial capacity development fund (PCDF) from the national government...

    Asian & baby boom in Rennell, gov’t unaware

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA RENNELL island is reported to be experiencing a flash flood of Asians, who are employed there for the Bauxite operations. This rapid and huge influx is not sitting well with the women...

    School closes after decades of neglect by SDA Mission

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE premier primary school of the Seventh Day Adventist in Bellona has been closed following failure by the SDA Mission to develop the school after 54 years. Owner of the land on which...

    Premier rebuffs alleged diversion of funds for residence

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA RENNELL and Bellona Premier Hon Collin Singamoana has rebuffed allegation that on several occasions he requested huge amounts of money for the renovation of the Premier’s Residence at provincial capital Tupuaki. During the...

    Premier Singamoana defeats motion

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA MOTION of no confidence against the Premier of Rennell and Bellona Province Collin Singamoana by the MPA for Ward 9 Nicholas Taika has been defeated. Six of the nine standing MPAs of Renbel...

    Strong winds strike Bellona

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA BELLONA island in Renbel Province experienced strong winds this week that resulted in many homes being damaged including the only Anglican Church amongst the community there. Locals on the island tell Island Sun...

    Islanders’ 7s boys leaves for Fiji

    BY ROMULUS HUTA FIVE members of the Honiara-based Islanders Brothers rugby left the country yesterday for Fiji to participate in the upcoming Soltuna 7s and the Marist 7s in Suva. The five players will team up...

    Singamoana reassures Renbel people of province’s welfare

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA PEOPLE of Rennell and Bellona province have been reassured by their Premier that the province is functioning perfectly and is currently sitting on unprecedented heights. Premier Collin Singamoana is speaking in response to...

    No confidence motion looms in Renbel

    A no confidence motion is looming in Renbel Province against Premier, Collin Singamoana, and his executive. According to the provincial Speaker, Brian Sa’oba, the motion is proposed to happen on the third week of this...