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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Media urged to report accurately

CHIEF Electoral Officer Jane Waetara urges media to report with facts and responsibility...

    Not if, but when

    Ministry of health confirms coronavirus entering Solomon Islands imminent, steps up preparedness BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO CORONAVIRUS-19 (COVID-19) entering Solomon Islands is not a question of “if”...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is if the Solomon Islands government reconsiders its move to recognise Beijing over Taipei. Sources tell Island Sun that...

    Genuine support?

    Government investigates Taiwan’s $3.2 million rent-an-MP deal By Alfred Sasako   THE Government is believed to be investigating reports that there was more to the statement of support by 16 Government MPs for Taiwan than has been...

    Check’em properly

    Renbel premier calls on national government to do thorough screening of ships allowed into the province By Mike Puia In Tigoa THE Renbel...

    Chief Justice disappointed

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has expressed his disappointment over zero allocation for Judiciary’s development budget for this year. He expressed his disappointment at the...

    Honiara, crime capital of Solomon Islands?

    By Alfred Sasako HONIARA, the capital of what was once the Hapi Isles, is now being described in overseas travel advisory websites as the ‘crime capital’ of Solomon Islands and warning tourists to avoid it. Former...

    Parliament regularises $7 million supplementary budget

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT passed the 2018 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2019 yesterday to regularise the $7 million used by the government on services until December last year. This is in accordance with section 50 and section...

    Goodbye CDF

    Mainland China promises to give Constituency Development Fund, but only for short time By Mike Puia   THE People’s Republic of China says it is willing to provide flexible money like that provided by the Republic of...

    Why silent?

    Health authorities refused to reveal number of people quarantined over coronavirus, until social media did BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO AND BARNABAS MANEBONA

    Sogavare misrepresents my statement: Kenilorea Jnr

    DEPUTY Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), Peter Kenilorea Jnr says the Prime Minister has totally misrepresented his statement on the determination of the China-Taiwan issue. The FRC Chair and...