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    PM Briefed on Projects under US Development.

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    The United States of America this week updated Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on plans to upgrade the former’s development programmes in the country. The US Deputy Chief of Mission from the Port Moresby Embassy, Mr....

    Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

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    Villagers fight to reclaim stolen logs from Gov’t & Asian loggerBy OFANI EREMAEAT Korona logging base on San Jorge island in Solomon Islands’ Isabel province, the logging machinery lay quiet.Except for the movement of...

    Aussie who tried to import cocaine via Solomons jailed

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    AN Australian will spend at least nine years behind bars for trying to smuggle more than 500 kilogrammes of cocaine into Australia in a yacht via the Solomon Islands.Police said Zhen Tao Qi, 43,...

    DD HOLIDAY INN MAKES COMEBACK

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    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...

    The good Samaritans

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    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY JARED KOLI"LOVE your neighbour as you love yourself," said young Eugene Gavibatu, "does not refer to the ones close to your home.""It actually refers...

    Good news for SI seasonal workers

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    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...

    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...

    Country pays tribute to Sir Michael Somare

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    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...

    State of Emergency extended

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    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...

    Winrock holds session with Malaita Public Accounts Committee

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    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...