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Saturday, July 2, 2022

USAID backed forest grant progresses into final phase

The Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment...

Locally made pallets for local businesses

Kolombangara Forest Products Limited (KFPL) has launched...

SI seeks reciprocal visa waiver from Australia & NZ

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External...

China to fund cardiac theatre

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE People’s Republic of China have sealed an agreement with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to finance a cardiac theatre aimed at dealing with heart diseases in the country.This...

CT scan to go live May

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE CT scan machine services at the National Referral Hospital is expected to go live May next month. Minister of Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana confirmed this in his covid-19...

Water reservoirs project awarded

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Solomon Water has awarded a USD$7.1m (SBD$57 m) contract for the Honiara Water Reservoirs Project (Bid No. SW0662021) to Pacific Engineering Projects ION Exchange joint venture.Pacific Engineering is a New Zealand based engineering and...

Beck says leaked documents not final

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By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade confirms the ‘leaked’ Security  Cooperation draft on social media is not final.Permanent Secretary, Collin Beck told media yesterday said until they have a signed document...

Anywhere under the sun

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Future is here with Solar computers made available for rural usersTHE lack of access to computers in rural communities has forced a local entrepreneur to invest in providing cheap and accessible solar powered computers...

Aust-Solomons tackle COVID-19 with boost to testing capability.

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Australia has delivered a new GeneXpert machine and 400 testing cartridges to assist the National Referral Hospital’s (NRH) molecular laboratory to diagnose COVID-19.This machine can return COVID-19 test results within an hour. It can...

Japan to fund equipment for bomb response here

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE government and people of Japan sealed an agreement with the Explosive Ordnance Disposal in providing financial support for the provision to assisting unexploded ordnance (UXO) operations in Solomon Islands to...

Telekom service resumes on Bellona

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTelecommunication service has resumed on Bellona island, Renbel province.On Tuesday this week, the Our Telekom tower which had reportedly been down for five months, was fixed.Island Sun understands that Our Telekom...

Japan seals support for SIBC

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Embassy of Japan has signed an agreement with the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation aimed at financing a generator to support SIBC in disseminating information.The assistance is expected to reach around...

Australia to fund new Telco towers here

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Australia will provide grant funding for the installation of six new 3G/4G telecommunications towers across three provinces: four in the Shortland Islands in Western Province, one in Isabel Province, and one in Malaita Province.This...