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First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELO A BIG Chinese delegation led...

Upgrade of MSG building underway

BY BEN BILUAGizo COMMUNITY Access and Urban Services...

Call for visa conditions for expat airline managers

BY BEN BILUA Gizo TRAINING for Pacific Island airline...

Solomon Power Signs Financing Agreement with Australia for Tina River Transmission System

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Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydropower...

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

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By EDDIE OSIFELO A BIG Chinese delegation led by its Foreign Affairs minister Wang Yi is expected in Honiara next week in his first ever visit here. Political sources confirmed this to Island Sun this week. But...

Kooline are Suva champions

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By Taromane Martin LOCAL futsal club Kooline have been crowned champions for the 2018 Vodafone International Futsal Championship in Suva, Fiji. Kooline with the likes of Kurukuru stars Coleman Makau, George Stevenson, Alwin Hou, Anthony Talo...

Female rep bow out of Vanuatu junior open

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BY ROMULUS HUTA THE Solomon Islands representative at this week’s Vanuatu International Junior tennis Open currently underway in Port Vila has bowed out in the quarterfinal of the singles on Wednesday. Zorika Morgan, 14, is the...

Port Vila-based Malaita community celebrates provincial day

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BY ROMULUS HUTA In Port Vila, Vanuatu THE Malaitan community based in Port Vila, Vanuatu have come together to celebrate their provincial second appointed day last Saturday. The celebration was held at the Church of the South...

Biosecurity encourages certification of plants and animals

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA BIOSECURITY department within the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) are trying to ensure our country is protected from exotic pests from outside countries. Speaking to participants at the recent chocolate festival, Crispus...

RISKS ARE THERE

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But gov’t plans to reopen border in July still stands By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Immigration Department is finalizing its operational plan called ‘Keepem me safe’ ahead of the reopening of the national borders in July. Damien, who...

SolAir & Fiji Airways sign codeshare agreement

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SOLOMON Airlines and the Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara. The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30, 2017 will see both airlines place...

Testimonies of SI women inspire Bougainville women in forum

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO In Bougainville STORIES of the struggles of women in the Solomon Islands have touched participants of a major young women forum underway in Bougainville, motivating many to continue striving to achieve their...

50k AstraZeneca doses arrive from Australia

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Fifty thousand Australian-made AstraZeneca doses arrived in Solomon Islands yesterday on a flight from Brisbane - the largest single consignment of AstraZeneca doses yet to arrive in Solomon Islands from anywhere in the world. Australia...