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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    WHO approves Sinopharm, approval for SI this week

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFOLLOWING the approval of Sinopharm by the World Health Organisation, the National Drugs Medicine and Therapeutics committee will now consider the approval of the vaccine for use in the country this...

    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...

    Australia Kava market could open this year

    By Brian LezutuniCOMMERCIAL Kava exports into Australia could begin at the end of this year, according to Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Zed Seselja.In 2019, the Prime Minister of Australia,...

    New office bearers for PEJN

    THE Pacific Environment Journalist Network (PEJN) has elected its new office bearers who will take the network forward in the next two years.Former Fiijian Journalist and now Tongan media consultant Iliesa Tora has been...


    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...

    Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

    BY BEN BILUAGizoAUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific.Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

    Javelin thrower in action

    BY ROMULUS HUTASOLOMON Islands young javelin thrower will be in action this morning in the Melanesian Athletics Championship in Vanuatu.Hailed from Taumako in Temotu Province, Jimmy Kumuhula Tetonga is the lone field athlete rep...

    Solomon Islands join 86 participants from Asia Pacific in Taipei

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIAIN TAIWANEIGHTY-SIX young leaders from the Asia Pacific region has gathered in Taipei for a 10-day seminar on leadership.Following the successful event last year, this year Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

    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...

    MSG not serving initial purpose, suggests for it to be disbanded: Juffa

    By Gary HatigevaTHE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has lost its purpose of existence to fight for the rights of Melanesians, says Gary Juffa, the Governor of Oro Province in Papua New Guinea.The PNG Governor...