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Marovo shows how to spend public funds wisely

BY BEN BILUAMarovo, Western ProvinceMAROVO constituency has...

Police praise business body for support

By EDDIE OSIFELOROYAL Solomon Islands Police has...

UN Women project pledges firm support for Auki market

BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiUN Women Market For Change...

Selwyn College boosted with new market, water facilities

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Selwyn College got an upgrade to their market facility with the help of the Member of Parliament for Northwest Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke and Oxfam in the Pacific.The new facilities were handed over to the...

Government parliament extension plan secretly hatched: Survey.

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands Electoral Commission and Electoral Office have not carried out any awareness at all about the proposed extension of Parliament from four to five years.A survey done by Transparency Solomon Islands...

Stimulus package a total failure: TSI survey

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By EDDIE OSIFELOGovernment’s covid-19 economic stimulus package is a total failure, a survey carried out by Transparency Solomon Islands finds.Fifty-five percent of the respondents said it was a free handout to some Members of...

Govt parl extention plan to deny people right to vote

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE DCGA Government’s proposed policy to extend Parliament from four to five years would deny people their democratic right to choose who should represent them more frequently.A survey carried out by Transparency...

Borders set to re-open with no quarantine

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed in his nation-wide address yesterday that international borders will re-open fully on 1 July 2022.He said all international arrivals to Solomon Islands will no longer undergo institutional...

DOWN-SIDE OF OUR HOSPITAL

NRH floor-bed problem continuesBy MAVIS PODOKOLO & IRWIN ANGIKIPatients lying on the floor of the Emergency-Outpatient of National Referral Hospital (NRH) will be an ongoing sight for a long time to come.This sad reality with...

MP hands over boats, engines & eskies to constituents

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BY BEN BILUAMEMBER of Parliament for Marovo constituency has handed over 160 boats, 160 15hp engines and 160 eskies to the people of his constituency.The handover ceremony took place yesterday, Dokudola Camp, where the...

‘TVET education important for SI’

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAThe negative perception that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is a second choice compared with the conventional academic field should be eliminated by parents and youths in order for the...

Sogavare reaches out to widowed market vendors

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOMADAME Emmy Sogavare hosted a fellowship for widowed market vendors over the weekend.The vendors are from the Honiara central market and other satellite markets around the city.The prime minister’s wife encouraged...

Malango chiefs reject deferment of election

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Malango and Bahomea House of Chiefs says it opposed to Government moves to defer of the National General Election from 2023 to 2024.This was resolved in their meeting held at Holiday...