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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our...

Kuku: we should not deal with bankrupt companies

The Leader of the Independent Group in...

Canada supplies 16k level-3 face masks

Canada has supported Solomon Islands with 16,800...

Sogavare loses two

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THE Prime Minister has reportedly lost two of his political supporters after events of the past two days. While the alleged resignation of the Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Senley Levi Filualea is yet to...

PMO: Wale benefits from extractive industry

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Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale’s nonstop deliberate lies to mislead the public and his ongoing personal attack in the media on Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has taken another low when Wale in one of...

PALM scheme can do more for SI: Sisilo

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo SOLOMON Islands High Commissioner to Australia says Australia can do more to improve the Pacific Australia Labor Mobility (PALM) scheme and in doing so can advance Solomon Islands and Australia’s bilateral relationship. Speaking...

2,000 seasonal workers by end of year: Gov’t

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By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT expects to send 2000 workers to Australia under the Labour Mobility scheme by the end of this year. Currently there are 533 workers in Australia and 291 in New Zealand. Minister of Foreign...

Aviation minister says nothing sinister about signed agreement

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By EDDIE OSIFELO AVIATION minister Peter Shanel has defended a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) he signed with Chinese state-owned company AVIC Commercial Aircraft in 2019. Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) run a story on the issue last...

Manele defends Sino-SI security pact

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele has rejected any notion that the security treaty with China calls or provides for the establishment of a PRC military or naval base. This...

Canada serious to work with Pacific islands, including Solomon Islands

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA CANADA’S Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has met with leaders from the Pacific Island nations on Saturday. In his meeting with the Pacific Leaders, Trudeau spoke about funding infrastructure resilient to the effects...

State of Emergency extended

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Government has decided to extend the state of public emergency (SOPE), making this the fourth consecutive SOPE. The third state of emergency ended at 12pm last night. Acting on advice from the Cabinet, Governor...

Kenilorea: security pact weakens our sovereignty

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By EDDIE OSIFELO The recently signed security agreement with China is not about defending our ‘sovereignty’, but weakening it. That’s according to East Are’Are MP Peter Kenilorea Junior. He was speaking in parliament yesterday. A leaked draft...

SECOND ESP

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Most families still live ‘hand to mouth’: Wale By EDDIE OSIFELO The persistence of hardships felt by families and households in the country has prompted the call for government to come up with a second stimulus...