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Saturday, July 24, 2021

    RISKS REMAIN…But CBSI boss predicts recovery

    By BRIAN LEZUTUNI The 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...

    High Commissioner Anga dies in PNG

    THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele has formally announced the passing of Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, Barnaba Anga in Port Moresby yesterday. In a broadcasted message to...

    Agovaka blocking project funds from Malaita is shameful: Wale

    Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale has labelled statements by the Minister for Aviation, Peter Chanel Agoaka as misleading and inciteful. The Island Sun newspaper ran an article in Wednesday’s paper (July 7, 2021) which quoted...

    If Delta covid-19 enters SI, we will suffer: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned that if the Delta variant of covid-19 gets to communities in Solomon Islands before they are vaccinated, people will suffer because it is highly transmissible. Sogavare...

    Seasonal work for us in Aussie under threat

    BY BEN BILUAGizo Red tape and a new seasonal work visa for people from Asian nations are threatening opportunities for Solomon Islanders to work in Australia. In June, Australian agriculture Minister David Littleproud, announced a new...

    SHHH!!!……..Miner warns landowner against going to media

    By EDDIE OSIFELO WIN Win mining company Ltd is demanding the outspoken landowner of Turarana, Joel Jackson, to refrain from going to the media and to apologise to the company. In a letter issued by the...

    Kava opportunities as price spikes in Australia

    By Brian Lezutuni Australians, Pacifika people living in Australia, are being forced to pay as much as SBD $2107 ($350 AUD) for a kilogram of impure kava from black market sales of the product. With reduced...

    Mining company to meet opposing landowners

    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINING company, Win Win Investment Ltd is preparing to meet with the Turarana Landowners Taskforce and other leaders at the Henderson Police Post conference room from 10am to 12 noon today. This is...

    Man gets 10 for sex with underage girl

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment for having sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 15 years. Sir Albert in his sentencing on Tuesday...

    Second covid-19 dose late for Ontong Java

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI Worried communities of Ontong Java are waiting for their second dose of covid-19 vaccine, now more than 12 weeks since their first. Fears are also exacerbated with reports that the first consignment of...