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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Gov’t intends to buy some airstrip lands

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government is planning to come up with a budget to purchase land on which certain airstrips in the provinces were built.Most of the provincial airstrips are built on customary land.Ministry of...

    Digital library for Solomon children

    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...

    Pediatric ward wrought with challenges

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIAHANDLING of patients at the national referral hospital is very poor, it is reported.A paediatric doctor from Taiwan successfully completing his one-month volunteer work at NRH reveals this.Dr Wang said, “Working...

    Launching Digital Governance here

    IN the ever-increasing global digital economy, electronic governance or ‘e-governance’ is the way of the future – more and more governments around the world are digitising their services to maximise efficiency and make government administration more...

    MCA to establish internet surveillance department

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE Ministry of Communication and Aviation (MCA) will establish a new department to manage internet usage in the country.Director of Information, Communication and Technology Services Alwyn Danitofea made the statement during the...

    ADB funds solar projects here

    By EDDIE OSIFELOASIAN Development Bank (ADB) has supported Solar Development Project in five provinces in the country.Elmir Elbling, Unit Head of ADB Solomon Islands Pacific Country Office in Honiara, confirmed this when he appeared...

    Maka’a : Full internet needed to enable digital banking

    The Makira Ulawa Provincial Premier, Julian Maka’a has said in Kira Kira, the Provincial capital, that advancing technology can mean Solomon Islands will have full access to internet – thus going into digital banking.He...

    Opposition points out weakness in teleco bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government’s sponsored Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 faced stiff resistance from the Opposition in Parliament yesterday.Opposition Leader, Matthew Wale called on the Government to withdraw the Bill and work on it before...


    Opposition leader spells out shortfalls in telco billBy EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale has raised fears on hackers intruding the system of Our Telekom and Bmobile to remove private data of individuals after registration...

    464,000 internet subscribers

    BY BEN BILUAGizoINTERNET 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...