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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...

Buses, taxis warned against increasing their fare rates

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By EDDIE OSIFELO BUSES and taxis are warned against increasing their fares. Stephen Maesiola, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, made the reminder after last week’s protest by bus drivers to increase their...

2 more MPAs refuse affiliation to Suidani

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA TWO more newly appointed members of the Malaita executive government have denied accepting to be part of the MARA government. The two MPAs are George Lomo and Simon Ke’ebo who reject claims made...

NPF board to decide next week on partial withdrawal of members’ fund

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) Board will deliberate on the request next Tuesday 15th March for eligible members to partially withdraw their funds. One Board member confirmed that Solomon Islands Chamber of...

Isabel landowners fight for ownership over Tubi logs

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OFANI EREMAE WHEN 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,...

Suidani adds call for Prime Minister to step down

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THE Premier of Malaita Province, Daniel Suidani has supported calls by the leader of the Parliamentary Opposition group, Matthew Wale for the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare to step down. The statement comes as parts of...

$15M Claim lodged against DFAT, MHMS

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By EDDIE OSIFELO A Local construction company has lodged a claim of $15M from both the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services for breach of...

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...

PNG doc ‘cleared’

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Papua New Guinea medical doctor, Ma'ine Schmidt Asapo, accused of bringing the covid-19 virus from Tasman to Pelau has been cleared by the Government. However, Asapo will still face the charge for...

AFP here to assist local Police

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THE first Australian Federal Police Officers deployed to assist maintain law and order in Honiara following two days of rioting have arrived at the Henderson Airport, a couple of minutes ago. The first deployment touched...

Kenilorea queries use of tear gas in village raid

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBER of Parliament for East Are Are, Peter Kenilorea has raised concerns on the police raid that reported traumatized old people and children at Bethel village, East Fataleka yesterday morning. According to Malaita...