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Tuesday, May 18, 2021


    The historic groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction of major sporting infrastructures in Honiara on May 5 has demonstrated the growth of the Solomon Islands-China relations in a short span of time. The state of...

    Solomon Islands celebrates World Tuna Day

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands and relevant stakeholders in the Tuna industry have gathered to mark the celebration of World Tuna Day aimed at reflecting on the importance of Tuna to all individuals. The World...

    PACER Plus assessment underway

    THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade hosted an introductory session on Wednesday 28th April 2021 to kick off consultations for the Rapid Needs Assessment to identify the challenges and opportunities in implementing...

    SI economy dropped before covid-19: CBSI

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Solomon Islands’ economy had slowed down prior to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Central Bank of Solomon Islands reports. Economic Association of Solomon Islands (EASI) President, Reuben Tovutovu said this in...

    SI shares initiatives to fight GBV with Pacific women

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Government through the Ministry of Women this week in the 14th Triennial conference shared home-grown initiatives to address Gender Based Violence. Director for Women Development Division, Vaela Ngai speaking in one of...

    Gender hostility remains a setback to Women Economic Empowerment

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women highlights that the progress of the Beijing Platform for Action on Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) has been outweighed by political, cultural and administrative challenges. Some of...

    Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

    BY BEN BILUAGizo AUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific. Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

    SI prepares discuss to key issues on 14th Triennial meeting

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands Government through Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) will be discussing two key issues on 14th Triennial conference for Pacific Women which commenced on Tuesday 27th...

    SI attends Triennial to sustain momentum towards gender equality

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands including Pacific Islands countries are currently attending the 14th Triennial Conference for Pacific Women conducted virtually aimed at sustaining the momentum towards gender equality in the Pacific. Permanent Secretary for...

    Women movements rally for Triennial Pacific meeting

    BY BEN BILUA  WOMEN movements in the region have spent the whole of last week brainstorming issues surrounding the theme for 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women...