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Monday, June 14, 2021

    First things first – Cassava

    MELBOURNE-BASED Vinay Reddy, Managing Director of Vinay’s Food, has been buying cassava from Varivao Holdings Ltd since 2019 and has so far received seven containers of yellow cassava from Solomon Islands.  And he wants more. So...


    Talk over forestry law By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Forest Association (SFA) will go through the Drafting Instructions of the Forestry Bill with the government on Wednesday (June 18) next week. SFA President Johnny Sy confirmed this in...

    Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

    ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...

    ‘Iumi Tugeda’ holiday package gains momentum: says Airline

    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...

    We remain COVID-19 free: PM

    THERE are no new COVID-19 cases in the country. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nation-wide address this week said the country maintained its ‘COVID-free status’. “Since my last update, there are no additional cases detected....

    Mamara demands $22m from Gov’t, leaked letter shows

    By EDDIE OSIFELO A LETTER carrying a $22 million request from the controversial Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd to the Government was leaked on social media yesterday. Addressed to Fredrick Kologeto, the Minister for Commerce, Industries, Labour...

    New SOLTUNA products out soon

    BY BEN BILUAIn Gizo THE one and only fishing processing company SOLTUNA will launch two new product anytime from now. SOLTUNA sales person, Fred Wane made the announcement when meeting members of the Western Provincial Assembly...

    Food supplies under threat as new weather patterns sweep Solomon Islands

    By Ben Bilua, Mavis Nishimura Podokolo and Jennifer Kusapa From King tides swamping villages to crop confusion leaving families hungry, changing weather and climate patterns due to climate change have spawned a new era across...

    CCECC awarded games projects

    By Taromane Martin Solomon Islands-based Chinese Construction Company, the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation has been awarded the contract to build the seven China Funded facilities for the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara. People’s Republic...


    BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II “Iu minim kaen type ia,” expressed Doorman Project’s (DMP) lead vocals and ragamuffin David Fafale or known better by stage name ‘Evin Rush’ quoting from the band’s initial hit song back...