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Thursday, June 30, 2022

FSC launches three documents and toll-free line

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFAMILY Support Centre yesterday...

MID and Temotu sign $5m ship project

The National Government through the Ministry of...

Mustard Seed chided for breaching agreement with Parliament commission

By EDDIE OSIFELOMUSTARD Seed International Health Insurance...

LOGGERS, MINERS ACCUSED

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Survey claims they are behind intention to extend parliamentBy EDDIE OSIFELOLOGGERS and miners are believed to influence the DCGA Government to extend Parliament life from four to five years.About 46 percent of respondents strongly...

People VS DCGA

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---TSI Survey hits hard on Parliament extension plansBy EDDIE OSIFELOA survey carried out by Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) found that majority of total respondents (83 percent) strongly disagreed with the proposed extension of Parliament...

Coastal villages hit hard by rising seas

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By EDDIE OSIFELOThe threat of sea level rise on the sea coasts of Solomon Islands is real.The country lies east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and 3,280 km to Australia, has...

SICA UPHOLDS STAND

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Churches maintain opposition to gov’t plans to extend parliamentBy EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands Christian Association (SICA) still maintain its stand in opposing the government’s proposal to extend the life of parliament from four to five...

Govt enquires about permanent visa status in Australia

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By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands government has asked Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong on the quota in the 3000 permanent visa for Pacific Islands countries.However, the Australian Labour government is still to finalise the arrangement...

Wale urge malaitans to embrace other citizens

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKILEADER of Opposition, Matthew Wale has asked Malaitans to embrace other citizens of Solomon Islands, despite decisions made by their leaders under this current government.Wale made the call in Auki this week...

Government accuses Wale of inciting regionalism

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GOVERNMENT says it is concerned about the way the Leader of Opposition carried out his consultation with his people of Aoke-Langalanga constituency – particularly his use of “inciting statements”, which are serious and posing...

SMALL MALA SAYS NO

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Constituency leaders oppose extension of parliament lifeBy IRWIN ANGIKILeaders of Small Malaita have collectively voiced opposition to government’s proposal to extend the life of parliament.In a meeting with their member of parliament, Rick Hou...

PM reassures Australia of ‘no military base here’

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By EDDIE OSIFELOPRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has assured Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong that there will be no China military presence or foreign military base in Solomon Islands.Mr Sogavare made this reassurance when he...

Tadai-Sahalu leaders oppose extension of parliament life

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CHIEFS and traditional leaders from the Tadai and Sahalu House of Chiefs in the North West Guadalcanal Constituency have voiced their opposition to Government’s proposal to extend parliament life.The two houses of chiefs gave...