26.9 C
Solomon Islands
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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

    BY JARED KOLISOLOMON 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 LezutuniA 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 OSIFELOSOLOMON 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 PODOKOLOPRIME 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...

    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...

    Traditional knowledge complements resilience

    BY BEN BILUAGizoEXPERTS say reviving traditional knowledge can complement resilience of the Pacific region.Research carried out by Siosinamele Lui of Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) on tradition knowledge found that countries...

    Kava opportunities as price spikes in Australia

    By Brian LezutuniAustralians, Pacifika people living in Australia, are being forced to pay as much as SBD $2107 ($350 AUD) for a kilogram of impure kava from black market sales of the product.With reduced...

    Seasonal workers urged to get vax before flight

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOIndividuals who wish to go overseases as seasonal workers are being urged to vaccinate before leaving Solomon Islands for Australia and New Zealand.Dr Yogesh Choudhri, Advisor to Ministry of Health and...

    Positive students in Fiji are not sick: PM

    OUR 10 students in Fiji that have tested positive for COVID-19 are all “asymptomatic”.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address said all 10 of them are doing well and none of them are...