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Friday, December 3, 2021

    State of Emergency extended

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUGovernment has decided to extend the state of public emergency (SOPE), making this the fourth consecutive SOPE.The third state of emergency ended at 12pm last night.Acting on advice from the Cabinet, Governor...

    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...

    China, Solomon Islands to enhance parliamentary cooperation

    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...

    Good news for SI seasonal workers

    BY BEN BILUAGizoAUSTRALIA is committed to keeping the doors open for Pacific seasonal workers and to ensuring conditions for workers arriving from Asia on new visa schemes match those of Pacific workers.Australia's Minister for...

    Winrock holds session with Malaita Public Accounts Committee

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITHE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the Malaita Provincial Assembly held an information sharing session with Winrock SCALE-NRM Deputy Chief of Party, Dr Morgan Wairiu last week in Auki.PAC chairman, and MPA...

    PM Hou commended for championing fight against Malaria

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has been applauded for championing the fight against Malaria in the Pacific region.Foreign leaders and donor partners have particularly commended the Prime Minister for initiating the signing of the Asia...

    VIEWPOINT- What the Western countries get wrong about China

    FRANK S.V BILAUPAINE*HoniaraAT the end of third quarter of 2019, Solomon Islands Government switched diplomatic relations from Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), there are numerous concerns echoed still by...

    PM addresses high-level malaria summit

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has told a high-level roundtable meeting at the UNGA that Solomon Islands has reduced the number of malaria cases over the last 24 years.The Prime Minister said Malaria cases in...

    PM highlights new investment opportunities at Concordia Summit

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela says Solomon Islands is opening its doors to increase investment opportunities.Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela highlighted this during his discussions with other world leaders at the Concordia Annual Summit held in...

    SI constantly among 10 global disaster most-at-risk countries

    BY JARED KOLISOLOMON Islands is consistently ranked among the 10 most-at-risk countries in the world in global disaster.This is according to a new transport strategy (Transport Sector Assessment, Strategy, and Road Map 2021–2025) for...