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US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELOSolomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHEThe SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled NovemberBy EDDIE...

Internet still slow, despite cable landing in 2019

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSolomon Islands is still experiencing slow internet despite the country being connected to the fibre optic, submarine cable in 2019.The 4700 kilometer cable connected Solomon Islands to Australia via Papua New Guinea.Leader...

GOV’T REJECTS OFFER

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Accuses Australia of trying to influence bill votingGOVERNMENT says the timing of the announcement by the Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong that her government is willing to fund next year’s elections was inappropriate.In a...

Kraus back at helm of SolAir

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Airlines yesterday officially introduced Gus Kraus as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).Chairman of Solomon Airlines Frank Wickham said Kraus brings with him more than 54 years of industry experience.“I...

Botanical team to visit Fiji this month

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By EDDIE OSIFELOA National Herbarium & Botanical Garden team is ready to visit Fiji this month with the aim of bringing back plants removed during the ethnic conflict between 1998-2003.Minister of Forestry and Research,...

PM conveys govt’s appreciation for Mercy’s visit

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has conveyed the government’s sincere appreciation for the visit by the US Navy Hospital Ship Mercy to Solomon Islands to assist our people and our country.The Prime Minister shared the...

PM says US coast guard vessel request arrived in his office late.

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Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has clarified some misinformation currently carried on international media about the visit by the US Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry and HMAS Spey.Speaking at a ceremony to welcome...

Mercy services to start on August 31

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE United States Naval Hospital Mercy and partners arrived in Honiara yesterday.It is here for its Pacific Partnership 2022 and will start its humanitarian services on August 31, 2022 to the...

SI eyes 5,200 seasonal workers by end of 2022

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands hopes to reach 5,200 workers by end of this year for the seasonal workers schemes in Australia and New Zealand.Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele confirmed this...

Brisbane court confirms letter of appreciation from Sogavare.

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BRISBANE Magistrate Court in Australia has confirmed that Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has written an “appreciation” letter to two parties and not a character reference letter.Dion Kingi Paul, who pleaded guilty for looting wheels...

Government reportedly summons Strahan over Australia TV report.

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GOVERNMENT reportedly summoned High Commissioner Dr Lachlan Strahan to complain after the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC's) Four Corners program aired an episode exploring how China has been rapidly building commercial and security ties with...