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SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our...

Kuku: we should not deal with bankrupt companies

The Leader of the Independent Group in...

Canada supplies 16k level-3 face masks

Canada has supported Solomon Islands with 16,800...

It’s about ‘our security’: Sogavare

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By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has defended the ‘leaked’ Security Cooperation draft agreement with Peoples Republic of China that the two countries are expected to sign soon. This came after overseas media assumed the...

London office closed

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY 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...

Beck says leaked documents not final

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade confirms the ‘leaked’ Security  Cooperation draft on social media is not final. Permanent Secretary, Collin Beck told media yesterday said until they have a signed document...

US dismisses assertions on SI

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink has rejected assertion that US haven’t paid much attention to Solomon Islands since they removed their embassy in 1993. Ambassador Kritenbrink...

1.5 is not just a number, it’s our survival roadmap: Puna

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BY BEN BILUAGizo SECRETARY General of Pacific Islands Forum says 1.5 degrees Celsius global target to reduce global emission is not just a number but a survival roadmap for Pacific Island states. Henry Puna made the...

Bail refused for PNG Doc

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bail application for a Papua New Guinea doctor, his wife and two others accused of entering the Solomon Islands without any exemption has been refused by the Magistrate Court yesterday. Principal Magistrate...

TEAM SOLOMON TO BENEFIT FROM OSEP

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BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II Team Solomon will receive a major boost when it comes to preparations for the Pacific Games 2023 under the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI). This was following the signed memorandum...

PRF needs inclusive governance mechanism: CSO

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Officials of Civil Society Organisation (CSO) present during the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) say that the Pacific Resilience Facility (PRF) needs inclusive governance mechanism to achieve its objectives. Speaking to...

Rumbiak lashes out at delegation to West Papua

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BY BARNABAS MANEBONA UNITED Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) spokesperson Jacob Rumbiak describes the recent seven-person delegation from Solomon Islands to West Papua as ‘a visitation by robbers’. The recent delegation visit to West Papua...

US admiral lashes out at SI-Sino security pact

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A TOP American admiral has criticised a potential security pact between China and Solomon Islands, describing it as a “secret” arrangement worrying the US and its partners. Australia has warned that a Chinese naval base...