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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

Bail refused for PNG Doc

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A Bail application for a Papua New Guinea doctor, his wife and two others accused of entering the Solomon Islands without any exemption has been refused by the Magistrate Court yesterday. Principal Magistrate...

Malaita’s unvaccinated staff receive half pay

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki NON-vaccinated direct employees of Malaita received only half of their salaries yesterday as the province started to implement the “no jab no job” policy. According to information received from the provincial government, up...

Man who fakes own death to appear again in court today

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of an accused Peter Fakaia will appear again in court to confirm the continuation of trial on the defence case. This is the case of Peter Fakaia who is facing trial...

11 babies born on New Year’s day

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Eleven babies were born on New Year at the labour ward, National Referral Hospital. This was confirmed by Julian Timothy, nurse in charge for Labour Ward, NRH yesterday. “During first day of the...

Mesepitu calls for federalism

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Western Province’s newly elected premier has called on the government to fast-track and immediately address the issue of federalism. Christian Mesepitu made the call during his inaugural speech after his election yesterday. He said...

GOV’T COULD LOSE $56M

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Businessman wins lawsuit following Police and Fisheries Ministry cock-up BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Government 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...

CENTRAL GETS CLEAN REPORT

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Central Islands Province (CIP) has received clean audit report for its 2020/21 final audit carried out by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG).   Being the third clean audit report in a row (unqualified...

Half of Isabel’s revenue from logging

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ISABEL Premier Leslie Kikolo says about 51 percent of the provincial revenue is collected from logging royalty and licenses. He said the total revenue collection makes up 57 percent in total, which is...

South Choiseul by-election successful

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BY BEN BILUA In Choiseul THE by-election to vote a Member of Parliament for South Choiseul Constituency was successfully completed yesterday. A total of 17 polling stations were established for voters to cast their votes with 21...

Community transmission here

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE country has recorded its first community transmission cases of Covid-19 after six people tested positive at Pelau Island in the Ontong Java atolls. The Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare confirmed this in...