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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    PM Briefed on Projects under US Development.

    The United States of America this week updated Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on plans to upgrade the former’s development programmes in the country. The US Deputy Chief of Mission from the Port Moresby Embassy, Mr....

    Seasonal work for us in Aussie under threat

    BY BEN BILUAGizoRed 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...

    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...
    Labour Mobility in Australia

    Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

    THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.LMOC is the governance body to oversight the Labour Mobility Unit and its role is to keep Cabinet and the National Trade...


    BY JARED KOLITen 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...

    PNG raises red flag, a great risk for SI

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHERE 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...

    Gov’t confirms repatriation stranded nationals in Fiji and Vanuatu

    THE National Government through the Covid-19 Oversight Committee has confirmed the date to repatriate our stranded nationals in Fiji and Vanuatu.Chair of COVID-19 Oversight Committee, Mr James Remobatu has confirmed Wednesday 27 May for...

    22 students positive for covid-19 in Fiji

    BY JARED KOLIAnother 12 students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19, bringing the total to 22.Two weeks ago, 10 Solomon Islands students were reported having tested positive. Yesterday, Island Sun was reliably...

    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...

    Aussie who tried to import cocaine via Solomons jailed

    AN Australian will spend at least nine years behind bars for trying to smuggle more than 500 kilogrammes of cocaine into Australia in a yacht via the Solomon Islands.Police said Zhen Tao Qi, 43,...