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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...

CBSI GOVERNOR SUGGEST UPSCALE IN SEASONAL WORK

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By Mavis N Podokolo THE Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Dr Luke Forau has suggested an upscale of the labour mobility and seasonal workers scheme to entice remittance into the country. The Governor...

‘NO’ TO BAUXITE MINING

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Santa Cruz landowners declare stance By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA based landowners from Santa Cruz in Temotu province have signaled a ‘No’ to bauxite mining on their land. The landowners made their stand clear when they met with...

Relatives of late Mary demands harsh justice for perpetrators.

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO RELATIVES of the late Mary Aram, 8 who was allegedly raped and murdered on Kolombangara Island last month says lenient court rulings on rape cases in the country are sending the...

‘Illegal Bech-De-Mer harvest caused by covid-19’

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE covid-19 pandemic has forced people of Malaita Outer Islands to continue engaging in illegal harvesting of beche-de-mer to generate income to support their families. According to Eddie Honwala, director for Ministry...

Finance Ministry in ‘cash flow problem’

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Finance and Treasury is facing a cash flow problem as it cuts down on its priority spending for the short term. Treasury only has $63 million in Solomon Islands Government bank...

COVID CASES, GOV’T SILENT

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BY JARED KOLI Ten Solomon Islands students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19 as the country grapples with an escalating number of cases of the virus. Two students tested positive from two separate tests...

Awareness in Savo as volcano twitches

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Monitoring and community awareness is underway on Savo island following the increase in volcanic activities there. Villagers had reported the surge in seismic happenings on July 28. As a result, the Seismology Unit of...

Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

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Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian logger By OFANI EREMAE AT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet. Except for the movement of...

Aussie who tried to import cocaine via Solomons jailed

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AN Australian will spend at least nine years behind bars for trying to smuggle more than 500 kilogrammes of cocaine into Australia in a yacht via the Solomon Islands. Police said Zhen Tao Qi, 43,...

Plan put in place to ease travel restriction

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By EDDIE OSIFELO PEOPLE can travel from Honiara to the provinces and back on ships, Solomon Airlines and Outboard motor engines under strict conditions. This after the Government plans to ease travel restriction to allow people...