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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Solomon Islands performing well in literacy and numeracy

    BY BEN BILUAGizoSOLOMON Islands is sitting at the top in the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA).This was confirmed by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Dr Franco...

    PNG Fundraising dinner successfully held

    A fundraising dinner was successfully held by the Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands Association.as part of a major activity to raise fund to commemorate PNG’s 46th independence on September next month.The dinner was a...

    50k AstraZeneca doses arrive from Australia

    Fifty thousand Australian-made AstraZeneca doses arrived in Solomon Islands yesterday on a flight from Brisbane - the largest single consignment of AstraZeneca doses yet to arrive in Solomon Islands from anywhere in the world.Australia...

    Pacific labour mobility arrangements under review

    BY BEN BILUAGizoPACIFIC Trade Ministers have noted that there is a need for a comprehensive assessment on the existing labour mobility arrangements in the region.A Labour Mobility Reference Group has been engaged to guide...

    Police get caps from Aust and NZ

    Police have received new caps from programmes under Australia and New Zealand.The Australian Solomon Island Police Development Programme (SIPDP) and New Zealand Solomon Police Support Programme (SIPSP) says they are proud to unite to...

    USP new BA programme can be completed in any of its campuses

    BY JARED KOLIThe newly launched Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Communications and Media programme of the University of the South Pacific (USP) can be completed from any of its campuses across the Pacific region.This...

    PNG envoy graces Guale celebrations

    PAPUA New Guinea High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Moses Kaul was part of the Prime Minister’s entourage to Guadalcanal Province’s Second Appointed Day this week.Kaul accompanied Prime Minister Sogavare from Honiara to Marau Sound...

    More good news for local kava

    BY BEN BILUAGizoREGIONAL Kava Development Strategy which was discussed during the recent Trade Minister Meeting is a beacon of hope for local kava farmers.Faiyaz Koya who was the Chair of the Forum Trade Ministers'...

    Vaccine critical to recovery: Seselja

    By Brian LezutuniVaccine rollout in Solomon Islands and across the Pacific is critical to economic recovery.And Australia is leading efforts to vaccinate countries in the region with its vaccine dose supply expected to reach...

    Call for action on Climate change

    PACIFIC Civil Society Calls on Vanuatu’s Prime Minister to take an ambitious stand on Climate Change at the upcoming Pacific Island Forum MeetingAt this week’s Pacific Climate Justice Summit, attended by hundreds of NGOs...