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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Stealing is a crime: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRINCIPAL Magistrate Augustine Aulanga has reiterated taking another person’s property without consent is a crime and it will always have punitive consequences. He made the statements when sentencing a 17-year-old at the Honiara...

    SI average growth rate at 2.7: Census

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Solomon Islands 2019 national census showed average annual population growth since 2009 at 2.7 percent. This is one of the fastest rates in the Pacific. Honiara, the capital, grew by 5.8 percent, taking...


    China has no part in Mamara project: Ling BY PETER ZOLEVEKE II The Metropolis Mamara Development Limited has no link with the Chinese government and is a ‘private company’, says General Manager William Ling this week. Ling...

    ‘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...

    Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

    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,...


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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,...