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Friday, January 28, 2022

    PM opens virtual regional media anti-corruption summit.

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has officially opened the second Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network summit.The two days summit which kicked off yesterday in Tavanipupu, East Guadalcanal is hosted by the Media Association of Solomon Islands...

    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...


    By Mavis N PodokoloTHE 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...

    Proud in culture, strong in spirit

    Yuendumu Doors exhibition launchedHONIARA 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...

    Pacific labour mobility arrangements under review

    BY BEN BILUAGizoPACIFIC Trade Ministers have noted that there is a need for a comprehensive assessment on the existing labour mobility arrangements in the region.A Labour Mobility Reference Group has been engaged to guide...

    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...

    New partnership against covid-19

    UNICEF and the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday announced a new US$1.5 million partnership to support governments around the region, including Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu,...

    Seasonal work for us in Aussie under threat

    BY BEN BILUAGizoRed tape and a new seasonal work visa for people from Asian nations are threatening opportunities for Solomon Islanders to work in Australia.In June, Australian agriculture Minister David Littleproud, announced a new...

    Debt-for-Climate swap could help address COVID-19 debt

    BY BRIAN LEZUTUNIWITH rising debts in the Pacific due to impacts of Covid-19, the Pacific Islands Forum secretariat (PIFS) is heading to the Forum Economic Ministers Meeting later this month with a string of...