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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

    By Mike PuiaTHE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia bush fire disaster.Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, handed the support to the Australian High Commission to Solomon Islands, Dr. Lachlan Strahan during a cooperate dinner fundraising...

    Tuna offers hope during covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTUNA as a national asset for Solomon Islands offers more hope for the country in the current covid-19 pandemic.Minister for Ministry f Fisheries and Marine Resources Frederick Kologeto echoed this yesterday.“Today...

    Vanuatu arrives and ready for qualifiers

    BY ROMULUS HUTATHE Vanuatu national under-16 side is ready for next week’s Oceania Under-16 Championship in Honiara, says team head coach upon arrival yesterday.Speaking to SUNSPORTS from the team camp at Pacific Casino Hotel,...

    USP launches new BA programme

    BY JARED KOLITHE University of the South Pacific (USP) School of Pacific Arts, Communication & Education (SPACE), in collaboration with the School of Business and Management (SBM), has launched a brand-new Bachelor of Arts...

    Amnesty International puts pressure on Indonesia

    By Mike PuiaTHE issue of human rights violations has come to the forefront in West Papua’s quest for independence from Indonesia.Amnesty International has mounted pressure on Indonesia to address issues of past human rights...

    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...

    History retells itself

    Two goals and three assists for magical Rafa as Solomon Islands thrash New Zealand 5-0 in second pool matchBY ROMULUS HUTATHE last thing members of the national under-16 side would have expected was to...


    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...

    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...

    Call for more researchers

    MORE than 800 students graduated with diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees and PHD at Divine Word University’s 36th graduation ceremony, Sunday this week in Madang Papua New Guinea.Three Solomon Islanders are among those that...