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Vehe explains ministry stand on Blue Economy

By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Mines, Energy and...

Lots of prizes 2022 SolRice rugby comp

BY IRWIN ANGIKIThis year is set for...

HRUA lauds major rugby sponsor SolRice

BY IRWIN ANGIKIThe Honiara Rugby Union Association...

Mystery over Taiwan’s NT$900 million support for 2023 PG solved

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By Alfred Sasako HAVE you wondered how Taiwan’s reported NT$900 million support for the 2023 South Pacific Games come about?Wonder no more.Island Sun can now reveal the source for the figure. Insiders familiar with the...

4 MPAs announce stepping aside for June 13

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUGIZOFOUR long serving provincial members of assembly in the Western province have announced their decision not to contest in the coming provincial elections.Lester Saomasi (MPA for ward 24 and provincial minister for...

One step too far

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SIDCCG disapproves Rumbiak’s attempts to meddle in SI’s national affairs THE Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change Government (SIDCCG) strongly disapproves the blatant attempts by a foreigner, Mr Jacob Rumbiak, to interfere and meddle in...

Tozaka steps down from politics

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUGIZO NORTH Vella la Vella MPA Jane Tozaka has decided not to contest this year’s provincial election in the Western province.Mrs Tozaka has been the provincial minister for health & medical services and...

20k per MPA

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU GIZOMPA for Western province’s Ward 18 South Rendova George Solingi Lilo has proposed that MPAs, ward and electorate allowances be paid from the provincial fund.Lilo spoke during the province’s Sine Die on...

BLC looks into maritime authority bill 2018

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THE Bills and Legislation Committee has concluded its hearings into the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority Bill 2018 on Wednesday.The Bill has 92 clauses and is an Act to establish the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority...

Opposition slams PM’s undiplomatic $900m request

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THE Parliamentary Opposition has called on the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade to ensure the Prime Minister is well versed with the diplomatic...

PM hits back at Opposition over $900m claim

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PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has hit back at the claim made by the Leader of Opposition that the Prime Minister requested $900 million when making a public statement during the state banquet in Taipei...

PM Hou denied proper protocol at Brisbane departure this week

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By Alfred SasakoPRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela must be wondering what happened when he turned up at the Brisbane International Airport on Monday, ready for the final leg of his journey home.Instead of being accorded...

Ambassador Waleanisia refutes TV report on $900m request

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By Gary HatigevaSOLOMON Islands Ambassador to Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan, Joseph Waleanisia has refuted reports that the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Rick Hounipwela, made a direct request to ROC President for an...