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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

Aqorau cites loopholes with China-SI treaty

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BY BEN BILUAGizo SENIOR Scholar Transform Aqorau says the China/Solomon Islands Security Treaty had lots of escape clauses that will become a problem for Solomon Islanders. He made the statement during a Webinar organized by Center...

We will respond if SI fails to honour its promises: US

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BY BEN BILUAGizo ASSISTANT Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at the US Department of State Daniel Kritenbrink says United States will respond if steps were taken to establish a de facto permanent...

Local students to leave for China 21st March

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A flight to take Solomon Islanders to study in China is scheduled for 21st March 2022 according to Dr. Jimmie Rodgers. Dr. Rodgers, Secretary to the Prime Minister said this will be...

China boosts Solomon Islands public order management

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The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has been boosted with Public Order Management equipment following the formal handing over of the much-needed gear by the Peoples Republic of China in Honiara yesterday. Witnessing the handover...

US admiral lashes out at SI-Sino security pact

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A TOP American admiral has criticised a potential security pact between China and Solomon Islands, describing it as a “secret” arrangement worrying the US and its partners. Australia has warned that a Chinese naval base...

China, Solomon Islands to enhance parliamentary cooperation

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China's top legislator Li Zhanshu held talks on Wednesday with Solomon Islands' parliament speaker John Patteson Oti via video link, agreeing to enhance exchanges and cooperation between their two legislative bodies. Li, chairman of the...

Wang defends security cooperation

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By EDDIE OSIFELO CHINESE Foreign Minister and State Councilor, Wang Yi has defended the controversial security cooperation framework agreement signed with Solomon Islands on April 14. This came after Western media claimed based on the leaked...

5 agreements formalised

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands and China have formalised five Memorandum of Understandings (MOU) yesterday. Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele announced this yesterday during a joint media event with visiting Chinese Foreign...

China’s cool response to US come-back here

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Peoples Republic of China remains “diplomatic” despite United States of America’s intention to upgrade its consular to an Embassy in Honiara. United States Secretary of state Antony Blinken has reconfirmed their intention...

Ming: our relations progressing

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands and China have made multiple steps after the signing of their diplomatic ties in 2019. China Ambassador to the country, Li Ming highlighted this during the handing over of 100 solar...