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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Two local journalists win SPREP awards

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Two of the four...

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHE The SINPF Board has approved...

PM in Brisbane for Australia-SI business forum

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BY PRIESTLEY HABRU RICK Houenipwela is attending the 10th Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum in Australia for the first time in his capacity as the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands. Returning from a successful 49th Pacific...

DEAR PRIME MINISTER

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-Planned protest foiled -Honiara-based Malaita group to resubmit petition -Group denies yesterday’s crowd BY JARED KOLI Another petition is in the works directed at the Prime Minister. This outcome follows yesterday’s successful quelling of a planned protest march by...

60, 2019 candidates yet to retire expenses

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki ACTING Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission, Freddrick Bosoboe says up to 60 candidates who contested the last national general elections in 2019 are yet to submit their...

Where’s our money

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SIG’s excess spending ignite issues of outstanding payment BY LYNTON AARON FILIA STUDENTS of the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) are appealing the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) to pay their outstanding scholarship allowance. Yesterday, Chairman for the...

Isabel swears in its 1st female premier

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By EDDIE OSIFELO ISABEL province has declared its first female Premier, Rhoda Sikilabu at Buala yesterday. Her victory is also the first in Solomon Islands, a country dominated by male leaders at both national and provincial...

PM: no urgency to extend life of parl

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare clarified in parliament that the proposed policy to extend the life of the current house would go through proper processes and it will not be rushed. Sogavare was responding to a...

CHURCH MEETS DRAGON

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Talks of cooperation, understanding and freedom of religion BY CHARLES KADAMANA Church leaders of Solomon Islands have come to the table with China to talk of cooperation, understanding and freedom of religion. About 14 local church leaders...

SIBC to air news supporting government only

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By EDDIE OSIFELO OFFICE of Prime Minister and Cabinet has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) to do self-censorship on its news and programmes. This means SIBC is not allowed to broadcast any news and paid...

PRF needs inclusive governance mechanism: CSO

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Officials of Civil Society Organisation (CSO) present during the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) say that the Pacific Resilience Facility (PRF) needs inclusive governance mechanism to achieve its objectives. Speaking to...

PM conveys govt’s appreciation for Mercy’s visit

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has conveyed the government’s sincere appreciation for the visit by the US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy to Solomon Islands to assist our people and our country. The Prime Minister shared the...