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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...

Renbel premier rejects calls to resign

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BY IRWIN ANGIKI Premier of Rennell-Bellona province Willie Tuhagega has rebutted calls for him to step down. An elder in ward-three, West Rennell, Jonathan Tohuika had made this call, citing serious allegations of corruption, abuse of...

One female MPA for Western province

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU GIZO WHILE the result is still unofficial, the Western provincial assembly has one female MPA. She is Oelyn Muala a Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) for South Ranonga Island, Ward 6. Mrs Muala is...

Western provincial election awaits minister’s approval

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo SPEAKER of Western Province says the date for the Western provincial elections is yet to be approved by Minister of Provincial Government. In an interview with Island Sun Gizo office, Adrian S Gina...

RENBEL RECRUITS SORE

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Executive defends decision to employ sacked HCC clerk By EDDIE OSIFELO THE controversial newly-installed Rennell and Bellona Executive has defended their decision to appoint former Honiara City Council clerk, Rence Sore as a new political advisor/consultant. This...

RENBEL VOTE ROW

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Tuhagenga insists he’s still the premier BY CHARLES KADAMANA WILLIE Tuhagenga, the premier of Renbel Province who was ousted in a controversial motion of no confidence last week, insists he is still the legitimate holder of...

Govt plans to table TRC Report before term ends

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) plans to table the longstanding Truth and Reconciliation report in this 11th Parliament. The two five-volume reports have many recommendations on how Solomon Islands could heal...

Twin parliaments

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SI-NSW parliaments launch partnership scholarship initiative By Gary Hatigeva THE Parliament of Solomon Islands together with the Parliament of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia, have on Wednesday 18 April, formally established a scholarship initiative that...

I’m here with open ears’: US rep

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE people of Malaita Province this week welcomed the US Deputy Chief of Mission under the US embassy in Port Moresby, His Excellency, Bernard Link to Auki. Mr. Link was in Auki as...

CDF Act to be reviewed

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By EDDIE OSIFELO A TASKFORCE was set up to review the outdated Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Act 2013 and Regulations. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Rural Development, Allan Daonga confirmed this when he appeared before the...

Naval base story false: Australia

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE Australian High Commission in Honiara has snubbed media talk that Australia is planning to set up a naval base in Solomon Islands. This is in response to an article by veteran Journalist...