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Wednesday, April 21, 2021


    Police yet to I.D any suspect BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Chinese woman was killed yesterday morning in her shop at the White Angel building, Pt Cruz. The incident occurred reportedly after 8am in one of town’s busiest...

    Partnership for cheaper power

    THE National Government and the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) are committed in progressing more affordable electricity and continuing the development of the country’s energy infrastructure. A statement from the Ministry of Mines, Energy &...


    -Loggers move into shipping -Wale urges gov’t to act By EDDIE OSIFELO Loggers are reportedly moving into the shipping industry. And, this is raising eye brows. Opposition Leader, Matthew Wale, raised this concern in parliament last week, urging...

    Kuku queries use of terms in Kuma’s budget speech

    By EDDIE OSIFELO INDEPENDENT Leader John Dean Kuku has questioned the two terms ‘Policy Redirection’ and ‘Redirection Policy’ used in the Minister of Finance Speech on the $4 billion budget last week. On page 1 of...

    Mangrove planting could help protect Solomon Islands community against rising sea level

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The coastal community of Nagoibo on Santa Isabel Province in Solomon Islands is one of the most vulnerable places in the country to the impacts of climate change. It is threatened by...

    No monitoring, No knowledge of logging damages in Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Communities in Solomon Islands are worried that lack of effective monitoring mechanisms and safe environmental practices by stakeholders are preventing authorities from understanding the full extent of environmental damage brought about by the rampant...


    HCC terminates controversial Clerk’s contract BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Honiara City Council (HCC) Executive Committee has terminated the contract of Rence Sore as City Clerk. Deputy Mayor Francis Idu told Island Sun yesterday the decision was reached...

    Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

    ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...

    SDA youth-Pathfinder mission brings unity to Ngella community

    By Mikemachris Bentley A weekend excursion by young people from the Lau valley SDA church has helped heal a long-standing division within a village on Ngella, Central Islands Province. On Thursday, the Youth and Pathfinder missions...

    China’s requirement on RCDF spending

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE 50 members of Parliament are mandated to spend $360,000 of their $1.8 million on water and sanitation projects. This was the requirement of Peoples Republic of China on its $90 million provided...