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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...
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    Wantok System and its historical evolution, Colonialism and the Political Economy in Pre-independence Solomon...

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    By Derek Smiles Mane IN the Pacific region, particularly in the Solomon Islands, the wantok system is seen as an informal social network that households or individuals employ to access much needed resources, government services,...

    It’s crunch time for everyone

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    I write this Column sitting atop perhaps the highest hill in Auki on Malaita. The views are breathtaking any direction one looks. The site is the Hotel Malaita, one of the many hotels and motels...

    A plethora of issues we must face in the race against time

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    By Alfred Sasako This is the first of a feature-type article by Alfred Sasako on the Malaita Land Summit.   A plethora of issues – largely land related ones came out in the open during the Malaita...

    Disturbing disability figures in the Solomon Islands

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    THE Acting general secretary for the Solomon Islands National Council of Women and vice president of People with Disabilities Solomon Islands Casper Fa’asala announced last week that there are more than 60,000 people in...

    Is Andrew Radcliffe a lawyer or a mourner?

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    DEAR EDITOR, your competitor on Thursday November 9, 2017 carried a letter in the Letter’s to the Editor’s column titled, “Sasako and his trumpet”. I have always thought that Andrew Radclyffe is a lawyer until...

    TSI commends police operation to track down corrupt MPs

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    TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands commends the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force for the work they do in following the money trail to tracking down the Member of Parliament for Savo/Russell who has now been...

    ACADEMIC SUCCESS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND CANADIAN SEASONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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    AT a recent graduation ceremony held at the Victoria University in Australia, Ms, Irene Paulsen, originally from Buala in Isabel Province was proudly capped as Dr Irene Paulsen, PhD. In the mid-late 1990s, Irene was...

    Putting JQY’s position as service provider in perspective

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    COMMENTARY By Alfred Sasako THE extent of public funding to JQY Enterprise Ltd – a government preferred supplier outlet – angered many members of the public. Some no doubt have their own businesses and are expectant...

    Worldlink resources and its mining activities on Rennell

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    BY ALFRED SASAKO   MY one day trip to Rennell last week was never intended to investigate logging and mining operations on the island. But with a bit of time on my hand, it was pretty...

    Challenges and opportunities for SMEs

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    I have written several articles about the importance of planning – we fail to plan, we plan to fail. Yet the reality is that many small businesses do not plan – why is that? What...