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Sunday, January 23, 2022

    No flights yet for nationals living in Canada and Cuba

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLONo dates have been set to bring home nationals currently living in Canada and Cuba.That’s according to Dr Jimmie Rodgers, Secretary to the Prime Minister, on the radio talk-back show, Sunday.“All...

    US envoy warns of aid that benefits one person, party

    THE U.S. ambassador to the Solomon Islands Erin McKee has warned Pacific Islands against "aid that benefits one person, one party and one bank account" - remarks that come after the Solomons were beset...

    VIEWPOINT: Did NZ put the ‘R’ into RAMSI?

    JAMES BATLEY*One of the noticeable features of Australia’s response to the Solomon Islands government’s request for security assistance on 25 November was Scott Morrison’s instinctive desire to broaden the response to a regional level.Solomon Islands Prime...

    Students scare

    BY BEN BILUAGIZOSOLOMON Islands student in Fiji have expressed they are afraid of the new covid-19 variant Omicron, which has invaded quarantine and now in community transmission.Speaking to Island Sun, a final year student...

    The good Samaritans

    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY JARED KOLI"LOVE your neighbour as you love yourself," said young Eugene Gavibatu, "does not refer to the ones close to your home.""It actually refers...

    2,000 seasonal workers by end of year: Gov’t

    By EDDIE OSIFELOGOVERNMENT expects to send 2000 workers to Australia under the Labour Mobility scheme by the end of this year.Currently there are 533 workers in Australia and 291 in New Zealand.Minister of Foreign...

    Pacific leaders to review fishing agreement

    BY BEN BILUAGizoPacific ministers will be looking at the return of fisheries resources during the Forum Economic Ministers' Meeting next week.Leaders will review a document which was compiled over the last six to 12...

    SISA on standby as omicron hits Fiji

    BY BEN BILUAGizoSOLOMON Islands Students Association (SISA) in Fiji is on standby in light of the Omicron threat in that country.The virus is now in community transmission in Fiji.It is reportedly more versatile than...

    SIAF will remain as long as they are required: Osborne

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPADEPUTY Commissioner (DC) Solomon International Assistance Force (SIAF) Commander Paul Osborne revealed during the Commissioner’s weekly conference this week that SIAF will remain in Solomon Islands as long they are required to.Responding...

    Report security issues with a modern lense

    BY BEN BILUAGizoA SHIFT in National Security context in Solomon Islands needs more theoretical knowledge to address, says Professor David Gegeo of the Solomon Islands National University (SINU).Speaking during the first day of a...