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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...

Foreign Affairs await Aussie police report

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Foreign Affairs is waiting for a report from the Australian police regarding two citizens involved in a stabbing incident on Sunday. The ministry says it would make an announcement when they receive the...

239,438 vaccine doses administered to date

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UP to 239, 438 doses of COVID-19 vaccines - both AstraZeneca and Sinopharm Vaccines 1st and 2nd doses - have been administered as of Friday last week 5th of November. That’s according to the Ministry...

Ulawa Clinics in bad condition

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Clinics on Ulawa Island in the Makira Ulawa province are in a bad state and can be closed down. Two of the four Rural Health Clinics (RHC) on Ulawa, namely Haupala and Taheramo are too...

Taxi fleets meet to seek fare increase

By MIKEMACHRIS BENTLEY TAXI fleets serving Honiara have set up a committee to negotiate with authorities on the possibility of increasing taxi fares. This after the continuous hike in fuel prices over the last few months,...

NEW NRH STILL LONG WAY OFF

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No master plan yet for proposed hospital By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT says it is still to secure a master plan for the proposed National Referral Hospital earmarked to be built at Gilbert camp, east of Honiara. And...

Miner clarifies Isabel tenement

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By EDDIE OSIFELO NEW shareholder company, Hangzhou Gowin Mineral Product Ltd, has clarified the nickel operation by the former Solomon Islands Resources Company Limited (SIRCL) and operator, New Asia on Suma tenement, Isabel province. This was...

MCA to establish internet surveillance department

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Ministry of Communication and Aviation (MCA) will establish a new department to manage internet usage in the country. Director of Information, Communication and Technology Services Alwyn Danitofea made the statement during the...

Students in Fiji reminded to follow regulations

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BY JARED KOLI NEWS cases are recorded daily in Fiji, and Solomon Islanders working and studying there are reminded to abide by COVID-19 hygiene protocols and regulations. On Tuesday, the Student Education Attaché in an email...

7 remaining Fiji flight passengers released.

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SEVEN passengers from the Fiji-repatriation flight who remained in quarantine stations with inconclusive test results have graduated from quarantine stations. This was confirmed to Island Sun Newspaper by Dr Yogesh Choudhri, technical...

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...