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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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...

Premiers beat motions

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITUTWO premiers defeated motions of no confidence against them yesterday.Central province premier, Stanley Manetiva, famous for his strong stand against logging in the province, won by an overwhelming majority vote of nine...

Noble: UK closely connected to Pacific

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BY EDDIE OSIFELOUNITED Kingdom shares close connection with the Pacific despite the vast geographical location.Acting British High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Nicola Noble stated this during the King George Sixth Platinum Jubilee (70 years)...

ELECTION EXPENSE PLEADING.

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Taro to face court todayBY JENNIFER KUSAPAA man accused of failing to submit his expenses during the National General Election in 2019 will enter plea on October 13, 2022.This is the case of Mathew...

FIGHTING CERVICAL CANCER

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New device to prevent killer disease now hereEFFORTS to prevent and treat cervical cancer, a killer disease that has claimed lives of many women in recent times, is beefing up with the backing of...

GOV’T COULD LOSE $56M

Businessman wins lawsuit following Police and Fisheries Ministry cock-upBY JENNIFER KUSAPAGovernment could lose $56 million over a huge cock-up by the RSIPF (police) and Ministry of Fisheries (MFMR).Medical professional turned businessman, Dr Reginald Aipia...

EU pumps in $78M for water, sanitation here

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands has received $78 million ($8 million Euro) from the European Union to improve water and sanitary conditions in schools and communities throughout the country.The funding is also to strengthen the...

USAID wharf project on Malaita halted due to land dispute

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIA wharf project proposed for Matangasi, Malaita Province to be funded under the USAID SCALE program is on hold due to land issues faced with the site for the project.Matangasi is within...

Premier Suidani forms new political party

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIPREMIER of Malaita province, Daniel Suidani will take the first step towards setting-up a political party he has been preaching about during his tours around his province.The political party is named “Umi...

First capital still without airport

BY JENNIFER KUSAPACENTRAL Islands Province (CIP) though being host to the first national capital is still without an airport.Stanley Manetiva, premier of Central Islands Province, revealed this during the 40th anniversary celebration yesterday.He said...

MINING ROW BREWS UP ON SAN JORGE

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By EDDIE OSIFELOANOTHER row over resources is brewing on the resource-rich island of San Jorge in Isabel Province.This time, it’s over minerals.It comes as the long-running legal battle over the island’s rare tubi trees...