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Wednesday, October 20, 2021


    By EDDIE OSIFELOLOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020.Their businesses which heavily relied on...

    RISKS REMAIN…But CBSI boss predicts recovery

    By BRIAN LEZUTUNIThe Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Luke Forau predicts the economy will emerge from the COVID-induced economic recession next year, but warns that there are many risks ahead and challenges...

    Minister Tozaka addresses Mandela’s Peace Summit at UNGA

    FOREIGN Affairs Minister Milner Tozaka on Tuesday joined world leaders in reinforcing the message of peace and ideals of humanity in a Peace Summit held at UN General Assembly.When delivering his statement at the...

    ‘New rules needed on harmful subsidies’

    BY BEN BILUAGizoMINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele is urging World Trade Organisation (WTO) members to establish new rules on harmful subsidies.Speaking during the WTO fisheries negotiations last week, Manele stressed...

    Manele congratulates Kenilorea Jnr on International appointment.

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Jeremiah Manele last week congratulates his parliamentary colleague Honorable Peter Kenilorea (Jr), on his successful bid and appointment for the role of President of the Organization...

    New MOUs with Morocco

    SOLOMON Islands High Commissioner to Australia, Robert Sisilo, and the non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Solomon Islands, Karim Medrek, signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and an Agreement to enhance the...

    Record of interview was fair: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE court has ruled that the record of interview on a man accused of faking his own death to obtain thousands of dollars from a local pharmacy was carried out fairly.The accused,...

    SI shares initiatives to fight GBV with Pacific women

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGovernment through the Ministry of Women this week in the 14th Triennial conference shared home-grown initiatives to address Gender Based Violence.Director for Women Development Division, Vaela Ngai speaking in one of...

    Country pays tribute to Sir Michael Somare

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUTHE Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands community joined the Pacific in remembering the life of one of the most iconic leaders in the region, Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare in...

    Vote for DMP

    BY ELTON LONARATHA JNRSolomon 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...