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    ‘Iumi Tugeda’ holiday package gains momentum: says Airline

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 79 people have so travelled under the ‘Iumi Tugeda Holidays’ initiative to various tourism destinations around the country. Solomon Airlines Commercial Manager, Colling Sigamanu told the media in a press conference on...

    Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

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    BY BEN BILUAGizo AUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific. Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

    PARTNER TO STAY AFLOAT

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Airlines is working with other airline companies in the region to stay afloat during this covid-19 pandemic. Speaking through zoom from Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Brett Gebers told media yesterday that he...

    Airline needs govt support, good strategy

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Airlines still needs government support and good strategy to achieve a sustainable future. Newly appointed Chairman, Frank Wickham told the media in a press conference yesterday that he is strongly confident of...

    Airport project to engage up to 100 local workers

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    THE construction phase of the Honiara International Airport expansion project is employing 100 local workers alongside forty overseas supervisors. The local workers will further benefit from skills and knowledge transfer from the ongoing collaboration with...

    Photos that would remind the world one day – Climate change exhibition

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    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A climate change photography exhibition was held at the Unity Square aimed at exhibiting photographs of winners of the Pacific Climate Photography Competition. Winners of the competition from the Solomon Islands are Daniel...

    PM acknowledges important role played by private sector

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    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has acknowledged the important role played by the private sector, both domestic and foreign investors. Speaking during the motion in response to His Excellency the Governor General’s Speech from the Throne,...

    3,000 babies die every year

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 3,000 babies are dying every year from an estimated 20,000 babies born throughout the country. Minister of Home Affairs, Christopher Laore confirmed this when asked by Leader of Opposition, Mathew Wale during...

    Scholarship budget reduced by half

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO Scholarships for in-country students has been hit hard this year following a half reduction in its budgetary allocation. Minister of Education and Human Resources, Lannelle Tanangada said a reduction from the 2020 revised...

    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...