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TSI urges politicians to embrace digital era

By EDDIE OSIFELO TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is urging...

CBSI announces policy stance to tame inflation for next 6 months.

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Central Bank has announced an...

SINPF to pay $77.5 million to members

BY NED GAGAHE SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund...

Aust supports childcare for SolTuna workers

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AUSTRALIA’S Strongim Bisnis is working with SolTuna to establish a childcare centre at the SolTuna cannery in Noro. This centre will provide the employees of SolTuna with access to subsidised, high-quality and safe childcare for...

Schools to remain close

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ALL schools in the country will remain close due the current community transmission of the deadly virus. This was echoed by the Secretary to Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers in a radio...

BLC rejects government claims on Bill

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By EDDIE OSIFELO CHAIRMAN of Bills and Legislative Committee, John Maneniaru has accused the Sogavare-led government of “hijacking” parliamentary process. This was after the government did not provide any financial assistance and ample time to allow...

SORE SEEKS $2.7M PAY

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Claims council unfairly dismissed him By EDDIE OSIFELO CONTROVERSIAL former Honiara City Council clerk, Rence Sore is waiting for three months for the High Court to make a ruling on a default judgement filed by his...

SolAir looks forward to Dash-8 service on Renbel

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BY IRWIN ANGIKI Solomon Airlines is looking forward to providing Dash-8 service to Rennell and Bellona province. However, the national carrier says implementing this would depend much on the national government. The province is in dire need...

Wale calls on SIG to address cash-flow Crisis

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Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale calls on the government to explain how it is going to meet the cost of salary, utility payments and other urgent obligations when Government is struggling with its revenue...

Government cut funds to Council of Women.

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs has withheld funds from the Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) for non-compliance. Permanent Secretary, Dr Cedrick Alependava confirmed this to media in a...

SI average growth rate at 2.7: Census

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Solomon Islands 2019 national census showed average annual population growth since 2009 at 2.7 percent. This is one of the fastest rates in the Pacific. Honiara, the capital, grew by 5.8 percent, taking...

Man gets more than six years for sexual assault on daughter

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 43-year-old man from Isabel has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail for indecently assaulting his daughter. The man committed the acts on his third-born daughter on three separate...

RENBEL VOTE ROW

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Tuhagenga insists he’s still the premier BY CHARLES KADAMANA WILLIE Tuhagenga, the premier of Renbel Province who was ousted in a controversial motion of no confidence last week, insists he is still the legitimate holder of...