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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

New Governor General unopposed

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Speaker will announce the new GG today BY EDDIE OSIFELO FORMER Archbishop of the Church of Melanesia and Principal of Selwyn College, Reverend David Vunagi is the new 7th Governor General of Solomon Islands. Rev Vunagi was...

Payment Bill to give CBSI mandatory status to regulate electronic transactions

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By Gary Hatigeva THE Payment System Bill 2018 currently before the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) has given proposition authority to the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) to regulate and control activities involving electronic...

Strike for what?

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Malasa questions continued SINU student protest, Ngati refuses to stop BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SERIOUS questions are being asked regarding the reasons for SINU students to continue with their strike, now that pro-vice chancellor (corporate) Donald...

AGONY OF A BOY, 3

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Help Xavier get the cancer treatment he needs overseas By OFANI EREMAE AS he hugged his critically-ill son on his bed at the National Referral Hospital (NRH), Francis Bele could not imagine losing a child he...

PM Hou addresses Malaria Summit in London

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PRIME Minister Rick Hou has joined Commonwealth Leaders around the world in advocating against Malaria by renewing the pledge to fight it. Hou addressed the Malaria Summit London at the 8 Northumberland Avenue in a...

At whose interest?

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Beche-de-mer ban to be lifted, validity status of ban questioned   By Gary Hatigeva SOURCES within the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources have revealed that the ban on the harvesting of beche-de-mer will be lifted on...

BLC looks into maritime authority bill 2018

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THE Bills and Legislation Committee has concluded its hearings into the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority Bill 2018 on Wednesday. The Bill has 92 clauses and is an Act to establish the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority...

Drug shortage blamed on procurement system

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By Mike Puia PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Dr Tenneth Dalipanda, says the drug shortage issue experienced in the country was due to the procurement system. Dalipanda said it has...

PM and DPM hit back

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No Prime Minister’s secret fund, Hou and Sogavare in good terms PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare have refuted claims that they are not in talking terms with each other. And, Prime...

Empowering citizens

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Oxfam and partners launch EU-funded social accountability project   OXFAM Solomon Islands and members of the Solomon Islands Social Accountability Coalition (SISAC) have launched a new project that aims to empower citizens the ability to influence...