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Friday, December 3, 2021

    PM Hou urges PIF leaders to take lead in fight against NCDs

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has called on Pacific Island leaders to take the lead in the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the region.Prime MinisterPM Hou told the Pacific Islands Forum earlier this week...

    Operation Island Chief targets illegal fishing

    Agency-led surveillance operation covering 18.4 million square kilometres, came to a successful closure yesterday.FFA Director Fisheries Operations, Allan Rahari said that despite the 10-day Operation covering a substantial area it was bolstered by local...

    Tennis boys lost in semi, in for losers’ final play-off

    BY ROMULUS HUTATHE national tennis men’s team went down to Tahiti 2-0 on Monday'ssemi-final of the Oceania Tennis Nations Cup in Fiji.After a comfortable 3-0 win over Kiribati in the quarterfinal over Kiribati on...

    Alumni celebrates strong Solomon Islands-Australia links

    At its 2021 annual Gala Dinner on Saturday, the Solomon Islands Australia Alumni Association (SIAAA) celebrated the achievements of its members and the strong relationship between Solomon Islands and Australia.  The Gala Dinner brought...

    PM Abe committed to extend humanitarian support across Pacific

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOJAPAN’S Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he is committed to continue extending humanitarian assistance/disaster relief in times of crisis triggered by natural hazards across the Pacific Islands countries (PIC).This was highlighted...

    PM Sogavare condemns North Korea

    THE Prime Minister has used his speech at the UN last week to condemn North Korea for the recent ballistic missiles test over the Pacific.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare attended the United General Assembly last...

    Taiwan due to give final pay cheque next week

    By Alfred SasakoMEMBERS of Parliament will get their Constituencies’ final pay cheques from Taiwan next week.Insiders told Island Sun Taipei will dole out $10million as the final tranche for the 2018 financial year. Each...

    Focus on economic, trade, education and investment aspects

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONATHERE is a growing desire at the bilateral level between PNG and Solomon Islands to focus more on the economic, trade, education and investment aspects.According to the Papua New Guinea (PNG) High...

    PM Hou and Norway on climate related developments

    PRIME Minister Rick Hou has held bilateral talks with Norway’s International Development Minister Hon Nikolai Astrup at the margins of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Summit in Nauru this week.During the meeting, Mr Hou...

    SI pushes West Papua issue a step further

    BY BEN BILUASOLOMON Islands has successfully moved a new agenda and that is to include human rights on any agreement Pacific Island Countries signed with Indonesia during the recent Pacific Island Forum Leaders meeting.Minister...