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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

YWCA Girls Rise Up! changes Clera’s life

CLERA Tegu is a 17 year-old girl from Makira Ulawa Province who says the Girls Rise Up! project “has changed my life.” Clera is one...

    ‘We’re with Pal

    USP student association Solomon Islands throw support behind Prof Ahluwalia By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Islands students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Solomon Islands Campus in Honiara have thrown their support behind Prof...

    SIG ‘stand’ on USP Saga to be made known today

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Islands Government (SIG) ‘position’ on the University of the South Pacific (USP) saga will be made known today. Towards call made by the USP Staff and students requesting leaders from the USP...

    Gov’t confirms repatriation stranded nationals in Fiji and Vanuatu

    THE National Government through the Covid-19 Oversight Committee has confirmed the date to repatriate our stranded nationals in Fiji and Vanuatu. Chair of COVID-19 Oversight Committee, Mr James Remobatu has confirmed Wednesday 27 May for...

    Ministry to meet airfares of terminated students: PS Rodie

    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Education and Human Resources will meet the airfares of the six terminated students in Philippines. Permanent Secretary, Dr Franco Rodie confirmed this after the terminated were worried that government would not...

    Government announces repatriation of stranded nationals

    THE Government’s Covid-19 Oversight Committee has announced the repatriation of Solomon Islands nationals who are stranded in Australia and Fiji as a result of flight closures due to covid-19. Chair of the Covid-19 Oversight Committee...

    High Commissioner in Fiji deals with stranded nationals

    By EDDIE OSIFELO A number of Solomon Islands nationals are currently stranded in Fiji as a result of cancellation of international flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic. High Commissioner in Suva, William Soaki confirmed to Island...
    Labour Mobility in Australia

    Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

    THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility. LMOC is the governance body to oversight the Labour Mobility Unit and its role is to keep Cabinet and the National Trade...

    Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

    By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia bush fire disaster. Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, handed the support to the Australian High Commission to Solomon Islands, Dr. Lachlan Strahan during a cooperate dinner fundraising...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is if the Solomon Islands government reconsiders its move to recognise Beijing over Taipei. Sources tell Island Sun that...

    Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

    By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework Cooperation Agreement with Solomon Islands, saying such an accord would open up boundless opportunities for both countries...