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SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our...

Kuku: we should not deal with bankrupt companies

The Leader of the Independent Group in...

Canada supplies 16k level-3 face masks

Canada has supported Solomon Islands with 16,800...

3 Institutions to address plastic waste in country

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THREE local Rural Training Centres have developed a system that will deal with the issue of plastic waste in the country. The three institutions are part of a project partnership with the Solomon Islands Association...

Beck says leaked documents not final

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER 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...

CBSI launches new framework

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The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) launched the Regulatory Sandbox (RSB) Framework recently at the CBSI Board room. A statement from CBSI said the RSB is a guideline or framework through which a controlled...

CHANGES TO TELCO BILL

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Minister outlines communications law in parliament By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government has amended the Telecommunication (Amendment) Bill 2021 following recommendation from the Bills and Legislative Committee. Minister of Communication and Aviation, Peter Shanel Agovaka stated this when...

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...

App to easily access SI law will be online in June

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Attorney General’s Chamber in collaboration with the Solomon Islands Justice Program are currently working on finalising an App to allow ordinary Solomon Islanders access the laws of this country on their...

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...

464,000 internet subscribers

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BY BEN BILUAGizo INTERNET subscribers in Solomon Islands has reached 464,000 with the number expected to increase in the coming years. Ministry of Communication and Aviation’s ICT Director Communications Alwyn Danitofea said the increasing number of...

DD HOLIDAY INN MAKES COMEBACK

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By EDDIE OSIFELO LOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020. Their businesses which heavily relied on...

Digital library for Solomon children

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CHILDREN across the Solomon Islands will have the chance to read local stories that spark imagination and build foundations for a lifelong love of reading, with the nation’s first ever digital library of books...