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Monday, September 27, 2021

    Striking a balance for equitable growth important: Gould

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo STRIKING a balance on how to encourage equitable economic growth is paramount in the Pacific says the World Bank’s Lead Economist and Program Leader in the East Asia and Pacific Region. Dr David...

    PNG raises red flag, a great risk for SI

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THERE is need to mount extra effort at the Western Border as Papua New Guinea is expecting a third wave of COVID-19 next month or September. Ppua New Guinea has raised a red...

    Pacific media leaders virtual summit starts yesterday.

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A two-day virtual knowledge sharing session for Pacific Media CEOs and Owners on reporting on integrity and Anti-Corruption in the Pacific officially started yesterday. The event aims at ensuring Pacific Journalists are...


    BY JARED KOLI Ten Solomon Islands students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19 as the country grapples with an escalating number of cases of the virus. Two students tested positive from two separate tests...

    Solomon Islands performing well in literacy and numeracy

    BY BEN BILUAGizo SOLOMON Islands is sitting at the top in the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA). This was confirmed by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Dr Franco...

    London office closed

    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs and External Trade has closed the Solomon Islands diplomatic mission in London. Minister Jeremiah Manele confirmed this when he presented his speech on the debate into the $4 billion...

    Seasonal work for us in Aussie under threat

    BY BEN BILUAGizo Red tape and a new seasonal work visa for people from Asian nations are threatening opportunities for Solomon Islanders to work in Australia. In June, Australian agriculture Minister David Littleproud, announced a new...

    The good Samaritans

    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in Fiji BY 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...

    Positive students in Fiji are not sick: PM

    OUR 10 students in Fiji that have tested positive for COVID-19 are all “asymptomatic”. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address said all 10 of them are doing well and none of them are...

    Young women join climate change fight

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A group of young women under the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) Solomon Islands are on a two-day regional training to fight climate change. President for Young Women Christian Association Solomon Islands...