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Friday, May 20, 2022

Upgrade of MSG building underway

BY BEN BILUAGizoCOMMUNITY Access and Urban Services...

Call for visa conditions for expat airline managers

BY BEN BILUAGizoTRAINING for Pacific Island airline...

New challenges flipping roles in families and small business

By Jeniffer KusapaTwenty-year-old Anna used to...

Covid-19 picking up again on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiCOVID-19 community transmission is reportedly picking up again in Malaita province.Malaita’s emergency operation centre (EOC) chairman Dr Rex Maukera said in the recent weeks they have been receiving new cases from as...

Land Matters with Allan Mcneil- Applying for land

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By ALAN MCNEIL, Commissioner of LandsToday I’d like to tackle a subject that everyone is interested in. How do you apply for land?First though, it’s important to consider the role and responsibility of the...

RISKS ARE THERE

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But gov’t plans to reopen border in July still standsBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Immigration Department is finalizing its operational plan called ‘Keepem me safe’ ahead of the reopening of the national borders in July.Damien, who...

Hike in fuel price affects fishermen

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAFishermen and public transport in the rural areas, OBM boats, are feeling the pinch in the current fuel price hike.They are among the many business types in the country which are affected...

MONEY CRIME CHALLENGES

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Immigration highlights biggest challengeBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Immigration Department faces challenges in combatting transnational crimes.Deputy Director of Immigration, Chris Akosawa confirmed this during the opening of a three-day Immigration Strategic Planning Workshop at Pacific Casino...

Gov’t yet to sign leaked Maritime pact with China

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands is still to sign a proposed Maritime Cooperation agreement with Peoples Republic of China, senior government officials confirmed.A draft copy of the Memorandum of Understanding on Deepening Blue Economy Cooperation...

MEASLES FEAR

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Health minister warns of potential outbreakBY MAVIS N PODOKOLO The Health minister has warned of a potential measles outbreak.This is reportedly due to the drop in measles vaccination in children countrywide.Health Minister Dr Culwick Togamana...

PMO: Wale benefits from extractive industry

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Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale’s nonstop deliberate lies to mislead the public and his ongoing personal attack in the media on Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has taken another low when Wale in one of...

GOV’T MOVES IN ON RIPEL

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Negotiates deal to bail out two bankrupt Austrian companiesLEAKED documents have suggested that the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic and the Attorney General John Muria Jnr are cooking up a “dubious deal”...

PALM scheme can do more for SI: Sisilo

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BY BEN BILUAGizoSOLOMON Islands High Commissioner to Australia says Australia can do more to improve the Pacific Australia Labor Mobility (PALM) scheme and in doing so can advance Solomon Islands and Australia’s bilateral relationship.Speaking...