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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...

Pandemic bill awaits provincial consultation

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Public Emergency Bill is currently waiting on consultations which are being held in the provinces. Attorney General John Muria Junior says consultations have been done in Guadalcanal Province, Honiara City Council...

Wale urges churches to keep arms-length relation with gov’t

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OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale reminded SICA and SIFGA to ensure that churches maintain a strong prophetic voice to the government and the nation. He made this statement during the Public Accounts inquiry into the budget...

Kuku queries use of terms in Kuma’s budget speech

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By EDDIE OSIFELO INDEPENDENT Leader John Dean Kuku has questioned the two terms ‘Policy Redirection’ and ‘Redirection Policy’ used in the Minister of Finance Speech on the $4 billion budget last week. On page 1 of...

Malaita Government to look into petition

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI Malaita provincial government will this week discuss the petition against its hardline stand against China, which the petitioners believe is denying the province of ‘much-needed development’. Deputy premier Randol Sifoni told this...

PM PLAYS IT COOL

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Sogavare: we are not confrontational to Malaita By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has downplayed any ‘confrontational’ approach towards Malaita Province. This was after the most populated province in the country, Malaita, opposed the Government’s decision...

PM says local content in infrastructure development a positive step forward

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the intention to have local content in infrastructure development is a positive step in infrastructure development in the country. Speaking during the opening of the SICCI Infrastructure Symposium in Honiara...

Bill withdrawn

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Prime Minister Hou removes dual citizenship bill from parliament By Gary Hatigeva AT its eleventh hour, just before it is to be given its second and third reading, the government decided to withdraw the much anticipated...

Mua, Mewa, Fika

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Government reshuffles ministers ahead of Christmas By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has made another ministerial reshuffle this week before Christmas period. This is the second reshuffle this year after Prime Minister Manasseh...

EDITORIAL -Good to see donors visiting provinces

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GREAT to see our development partners visiting the provinces and talking face-to-face with the premiers. In recent months and weeks, we've seen donor reps visiting provinces they’ve never visited before. This week for instance, Australia, New...

Gov’t serious with no jab, no job policy: PM

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COVID-19 does not care about our individual beliefs, our freedoms nor our individual rights. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated during his nationwide address last week. The Prime Minister said in many countries it is the individual...