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Monday, September 27, 2021

    PRF needs inclusive governance mechanism: CSO

    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...

    Fiji cargo flights concerns public

    BY JARED KOLI Public are raising serious concerns about the frequent Fiji Airways cargo flight every Thursday. Yesterday a photograph of a Fiji Airways cargo flight at Henderson International Airport posted on a popular local Facebook...

    New partnership against covid-19

    UNICEF and the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a new US$1.5 million partnership to support governments around the region, including Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu,...

    22 students positive for covid-19 in Fiji

    BY JARED KOLI Another 12 students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19, bringing the total to 22. Two weeks ago, 10 Solomon Islands students were reported having tested positive. Yesterday, Island Sun was reliably...

    PNG imposes tough travel restrictions

    PAPUA New Guinea High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Moses Kaul has announced that the level of Covid19 restrictions enforced by his Government has been elevated recently by the State of Emergency Controller David Manning. Kaul...

    SI constantly among 10 global disaster most-at-risk countries

    BY JARED KOLI SOLOMON Islands is consistently ranked among the 10 most-at-risk countries in the world in global disaster. This is according to a new transport strategy (Transport Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Road Map 2021–2025) for...

    Register Kava as Pacific product or lose it: Pacific Academic

    By Brian Lezutuni A regional academic says the patent of Kava as a pacific commodity must be taken forward if regional countries are to depend on it as a source of economic sustenance. Dr Satish Chand...

    Tangirongo is new envoy to NZ

    GOVERNMENT has reappointed the country’s former High Commissioner to Britain, Eliam Tangirongo, to head the New Zealand mission. Tangirongo returned home after the Government closed the London office last year. He was commissioned for his new...

    ClimSA project launched

    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands has joined other Pacific Islands countries to celebrate the signing of $66.6 million ($9 million EURO) Pacific Climate Information Services and Application (ClimSA) project and launching of the Pacific Meteorological...

    If Delta covid-19 enters SI, we will suffer: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned that if the Delta variant of covid-19 gets to communities in Solomon Islands before they are vaccinated, people will suffer because it is highly transmissible. Sogavare...