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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Lack of rooms poses huge problem: PM

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE National Oversight Committee of Covid-19 and the camp management are...
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    Mamae, new Mayor

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA OUR new City Mayor is Wilson Mamae, Councillor for Ngossi Ward. He polled 13 votes against Reginald Ngati, Councillor for Vura Ward who got six votes. Those who casted their votes were 12 councillors,...

    SI to benefit from Australia’s major aid snip for the Pacific

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    By Gary Hatigeva SOLOMON Islands is amongst some of the Pacific Island nations that will benefit from an Australian massive aid sourcing, Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela confirms. Prime Minister Hou revealed this when questioned over his...

    Learning curve

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    Coaches put knowledge to best use BY ROMULUS HUTA COACHES who took part in last month’s OFC C-License Coaching Course in Honiara will put knowledge learnt to best use when the under-16 pre-season soccer tournament kicks...

    Parasi airfield set to re-open

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA PARASI airfield at Small Malaita being closed for the past seven years is now set to re-open. In a ceremony yesterday at the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, representatives of the three disputing parties...

    Allen calls for support

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    BY ROMULUS HUTA MARIST coach Jerry Allan is calling for strong home support as they are about to begin their campaign in the Oceania Champions League Group D competition this weekend in Honiara. Marist will open...

    Cyclone alert

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    Tropical low pressure may develop south of Renbel BY JARED KOLI A tropical low pressure system may develop in the northern Coral Sea, south of Rennell and Bellona islands making conditions ripe for the formation of...

    West pulls out

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    Six provinces confirmed so far for Solomon Games By Taromane Martin WESTERN Province will not be part of the 7th Solomon Games to be hosted in Rennell and Bellona province next month. Chairman for the 2018 Renbel...

    Second chance education for drop-outs in the pipeline

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    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) will roll out its ‘second chance’ education programme through its distance flexible learning centre (DFL). This move poses a significant opportunity for school drop outs to have...

    PRT probed

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    Allegations against officers of RSIPF elite unit investigated BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley says the speculation in social media against Police Response Team officers will be thoroughly investigated. Mr Varley said they are aware of...

    New alliance of defiance gives PM Hou ultimatum

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    By Alfred Sasako MEMBERS of the United Democratic Party (UDP) have merged with Kadere after resigning their membership over the weekend, sources confirmed last night. UDP Members include former Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, former Finance and...