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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    VIEWPOINT- Pacific Way(s) and regionalism

    TARCISIUS KABUTAULAKATHE tumultuous dispute over the selection of the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), which led to Micronesian countries deciding to withdraw from the premier regional organisation, provides an opportunity to...

    Pacific media leaders virtual summit starts yesterday.

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA 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...

    London office closed

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY 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...

    PM Abe committed to extend humanitarian support across Pacific

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOJAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he is committed to continue extending humanitarian assistance/disaster relief in times of crisis triggered by natural hazards across the Pacific Islands countries (PIC).This was highlighted...

    We must seal the fisheries deal: Falemaka

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTrade talks aimed at creating rules to stop countries providing harmful subsidies to their fishing fleets are reaching a climax with much at stake for Solomon Islands and the Pacific.Mere Falemaka, the...

    USP shock: Vice Chancellor deported

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONAGOVERNMENT says it will make its position at a later date on the Fiji Government’s arrest and deportation of the Vice Chancellor of the University of the South Pacific (|USP) on Wednesday...

    Tuvalu will not relocate

    PM Sopoaga gives these powerful words to earth’s first-world countries BY CHARLES KADAMANAIn Funafuti, TuvaluTHERE is no safe place in the world due to climate change and Tuvalu will not be taking any option of...

    New COVID case detected on foreign cargo vessel

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced a new COVID-19 case in the country.The Prime Minister in his special nationwide address yesterday said the case was detected amongst a crewmember of the Cargo Vessel MV...

    PNG imposes tough travel restrictions

    PAPUA New Guinea High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Moses Kaul has announced that the level of Covid19 restrictions enforced by his Government has been elevated recently by the State of Emergency Controller David Manning.Kaul...

    Rumbiak cautions PM Hou

    ULMWP calls on SI to be wary of report from recent Indo-funded trip BY ROMULUS HUTA THE United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has called on Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela not to believe a single...