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Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

60 endangered species shipped to Singapore

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO LACK of breeding sites in the Solomon Islands has led to 60 Santa Cruz ground doves being shipped to Singapore two weeks ago with the hope of repopulating their inhabitants. With the...
Corona

Temotu loses covid-free status

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TEMOTU Province has lost its covid-19 free status after cases were reported there. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Pauline McNeil confirmed this yesterday.  “Temotu province for the first...

Temotu province passes budget

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TEMOTU province has passed its appropriation bill 2018/2019 on Wednesday last week. The budget is however uncertain because the national government is yet to pass its budget. Mover of the motion, Baddley Tau, ward member for...

Separate ward for Anuta approved

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BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE report has been passed by the Temotu Provincial Assembly and is now with the Boundary Commission in the national level who has approved the recommendations. According to provincial secretary, Mr Alan...

Eight to face court over Utupua death

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA EIGHT men alleged to have involved in the death of a 50-year-old man on Utupua Island on December 22, 2019 return to court for mention. This is the case against Ishmael Nipwae, Nickson...

SIWSAP helps Tuwo village with weather data system

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA UNITED Nation Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with the Solomon Islands Government to install a new weather data system for the people of Temotu province. The new weather data system supports the...

Petitioned out for telling the truth: Tuki

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA THE ousted Member of Parliament (MP) for Temotu/Vatud Constituency, Freda Tuki says she lost the petition against her for telling the truth. She said she accept the High Court ruling yesterday and didn’t...

Climate team back from Reef Islands

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A TEAM from the Climate Change Division (CCD) of the Ministry of Environment Climate Change Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) have just returned after completing a two-week-long Integrated Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment in the...

Temotu opens to local and overseas investors

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TEMOTU province is open for both local and international investors with the focus to broaden the base of its economy, says the Premier Clay Forau. Forau uttered this sentiment at the recent...

COURTS ‘OVERWHELMED’ BY LAND DISPUTE CASES OVER LOGGING

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FROM Western to Temotu provinces, formerly known as the Eastern Outer Islands, their cries are the same. Landowners’ appeal for government help to sort out the ownership of their customary lands is often denied. In...