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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Isabel landowners fight for ownership over Tubi logs

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OFANI EREMAEWHEN Malaysian loggerRichard Kong Sing Ngea pleaded guilty in December 2020 to the illegal harvesting of Tubi trees in Solomons’ Isabel Province, tribal leader Wilson Tohidi was thrilled.Ngea’s admittance of guilt, Tohidi believes,...

TRAGIC BOAT TRIP

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Skipper recalls that fateful journeyBY BEN BILUAGizoWe watched the other boat heading towards Shortland Island while we tried to fix one of the two 40hp engine and follow them behind. It was the last...

Sinking sands in the Western Solomons

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BY BEN BILUAGizoAs dawn broke in the Western Solomons, frigate birds were searching for their resting place only to find few coral stones. The stones are what is left of a sinking island. These...

ESP saved us from the worst of the COVID-19 economic crisis: PS Dentana

By Brian Lezutuni and Mavis PodokoloTHE Government believes that the $360 million Economic Stimulus Package funding has helped Solomon Islands and its people avoid the worst economic impacts of COVID-19.When the pandemic closed international...

Malaita provincial health to inquire into magnetic claim

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMALAITA provincial health and other support authorities will launch an inquiry to verify the authenticity of pictures and information contain in a clip that is currently circulating on social.The same news appeared...

Passion keeps me going: Maetoro

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOBEING a waiter on the positive side gives you the chance to meet interesting people, sharpen your soft skills.But, this job is physically and mentally demanding also, says Jeffery Maetoro.Mr Maetoro...

Guale fully supports Tina Hydro project

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By EDDIE OSIFELOGUADALCANAL Province fully supports the Tina River Hydro Project, its premier says.Francis Sade expressed this during the signing of the formal collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification...

What it takes to get into the labour mobility scheme

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GEORGINA KEKEA“I AM the eldest in the family and I feel a sense of responsibility to make something of my life so that I can be able to support my family.”The sentiment shared by...

Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

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BY PRIESTLEY HABRUA log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021.Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...

Sanga’s ‘game changing’ decision

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From journalist to community developerBy BRIAN LEZUTUNIA FEW years ago, Lesley Sanga was a familiar name typed out boldly on the pages of the Solomon Star newspaper.For six years, the young-man from East Kwara’ae...