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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

‘Balloon fish’ claims 2 lives

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Two people have died at New Takwa village, Nusatuva island, Western province, after reportedly consuming a poisonous fish commonly known as Balloon fish. Eight others are also recovering from this fish poisoning incident. Balloon...

LIFE-TERM FOR SHOP KILLER

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A SHOP-KEEPER who murdered his Chinese female boss in cold-blood April last year in Honiara has been jailed for life. And High Court judge Justice Howard Lawry ordered that Max Gosia Taiga of...

PALM scheme can do more for SI: Sisilo

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo SOLOMON Islands High Commissioner to Australia says Australia can do more to improve the Pacific Australia Labor Mobility (PALM) scheme and in doing so can advance Solomon Islands and Australia’s bilateral relationship. Speaking...

DETAILS OF ‘BRUTAL KILLING’

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-Dead Chinese mother had made phone call to husband for help: Police -Several stab wounds -Broken kitchen knife blade embedded in wound BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Police have disclosed disturbing details into Tuesday’s killing of a Chinese woman, an...

MAMARA EVICTION ORDER

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Locals told to leave as investor expands project By EDDIE OSIFELO METROPOLIS Mamara Development Limited is pushing out indigenous landowners to allow the development of Mamara Township Development in the western end of Honiara. Chief Mariano Mele...

Ballot boxes distributed on Malaita for 2 bye-elections.

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE distribution of ballot boxes for the provincial and national bye-elections for Ward 18 and the West Kwaio constituency has started on Friday. Returning Officer for West Kwaio constituency bye-election, Pearson Simi said...

NZ-SI relationship honoured ahead of monument unveiling

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A small ceremony was organized by the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara to honour the significant involvement of Solomon Islanders in World War II, and ahead of a scheduled unveiling of a new...

Two detained for allegedly printing and circulating counterfeit money.

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA TWO men were arrested and remanded in custody yesterday over allegations they printed and circulated fake $100 notes. Paul Rubin Olofia and Mark Naku were remanded on the grounds they both had no...

JAPAN EYES SUAVA BAY

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Ambassador Yoshiaki meets community BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki DISCUSSIONS are underway between the Malaita Provincial government and the Japanese Embassy to look at possible ways to pursue the development of Suava Bay. In amplifying the discussion, Japanese Ambassador...

Ngati backs Inquiry call

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By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA City Council Vura ward member, Reginald Ngati supports the call made by Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer to investigate the cause of the 2021 November riot and looting. Sir Albert had wanted...