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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Committee recommends withdrawal of new bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Bills and Legislative Committee has recommended that the Ministry of Communication and Aviation (MCA) withdraws the Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021.The Committee made the recommendation when officials of MCA and a draft...


    -Challenges remain for Bina Harbour project-Development partners remain committedWater, among others, is reportedly a bother for the landmark Bina Harbour project.This was raised during a virtual meeting between the Bina Harbour Tuna Processing Plant...

    Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRUA log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021.Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...

    Police to investigate patrol boat incident in Buala

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPOLICE will be conducting a full enquiry into an incident involving the Patrol Boat Gizo in Buala during the celebrations marking the Isabel Provincial Day.The incident involved the Patrol boat suddenly reversing...

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

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA 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...

    Investigations on Vokia still ongoing

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPACriminal investigations against the former MP of North East Guadalcanal Jamie Vokia is still ongoing.This is on the bribery allegation that occurred prior to the 2019 National General Election.Responding to queries by...

    West welcomes Chinese officials with open arms

    BY BEN BILUAGizoCHINESE officials accompanied by official from the Prime Minister office and officials from the Ministry of Rural Development were welcomed by communities in Ranongga Island, Western Province.The officials visited Marava village, Kolomali...

    No jab, no work for public servants

    GOV’T GETSTOUGHERBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOPUBLIC servants working for both the national and provincial governments risk losing their jobs if they choose not to get vaccinated.Members of their families are also required to get their...

    RISKS REMAIN…But CBSI boss predicts recovery

    By BRIAN LEZUTUNIThe Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Luke Forau predicts the economy will emerge from the COVID-induced economic recession next year, but warns that there are many risks ahead and challenges...

    SICCI launches ‘Bisnis for Vaccines’ campaign

    The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) has launched a campaign with the aim to get private sector support to encourage and drive vaccination as the country continues its fight against COVID-19.The...