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Sunday, September 26, 2021

    Gov’t urged not to abuse ties with China

    THE Leader of Independent Group in Parliament, John Dean Kuku yesterday offered some comments on the recent release of additional PRC National Development Fund (NDF) funding to DCCG members of parliament. Kuku expressed concern that...

    SI Scouts gain independence

    AFTER 94 years as a branch of the United Kingdom Scout Association, the Solomon Islands Scout Association, is now independent and is the 172nd member of the World Organisation of the Scouting Movement (WOSM). This...

    Isabel holds online meet with Shandong Province of China

    ISABEL Province last week engaged in an online dialogue with Shandong province of China. The event was conducted at the Chinese Embassy in Honiara. In attendance were Premier Leslie Kikolo, Deputy Premier & Minister for Community...

    Japan officially offers 56,000 vaccines

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE government of Japan through its embassy has donated 56,000 Astra Zeneca vaccines to the country. The donation was officially handed over by Ambassador Morimoto Yasuhiro to Pauline McNeil, Permanent Secretary of...

    Vote for DMP

    BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR Solomon Island renowned boy band Doorman’s Projects (DMP) has made it again into the final round of three days online voting in the World’s largest online music competition – Djooky Music...

    Rep in UN, US, Canada chosen

    By EDDIE OSIFELO Government has already identified a candidate to be the country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador to US and High Commissioner to Canada. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External...

    PM says UXO is an ‘ugly legacy’ of WW2

    THE issue of Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) is an ugly legacy of World War 2 Solomon Islands is still experiencing its effects to this day. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted during the launching of the UXO...


    By Mavis N Podokolo THE Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Dr Luke Forau has suggested an upscale of the labour mobility and seasonal workers scheme to entice remittance into the country. The Governor...

    Police get caps from Aust and NZ

    Police have received new caps from programmes under Australia and New Zealand. The Australian Solomon Island Police Development Programme (SIPDP) and New Zealand Solomon Police Support Programme (SIPSP) says they are proud to unite to...

    Proud in culture, strong in spirit

    Yuendumu Doors exhibition launched HONIARA residents will be able to view a weeklong Australian Indigenous art exhibition launched today at the National Art Gallery by the Australian High Commissioner, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External...