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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHE The SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled November By EDDIE...

CBSI GOVERNOR SUGGEST UPSCALE IN SEASONAL WORK

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By Mavis N Podokolo THE 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...

Alarming coral bleaching in Marovo Lagoon: study

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BY BEN BILUA GOVERNMENT’s institutions have demonstrated lack of capabilities in research and welfare of the country’s environment and are depending on International Non Government Organisations to provide necessary information. This was demonstrated in the current...

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,...

Manele to explain security treaty to regional leaders

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele is expected to travel to Suva, Fiji tomorrow to meet up with various organisation regarding the SI-PRC security treaty. This is to allow Manele...

Information sharing important: Dr Alec

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BY BEN BILUA MANAGER of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Dr Alec Hughes says institutions and organisation need to share important information that would help establish better understanding on environment threat and to make sound decision...

SI Scouts gain independence

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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...

Seasonal work for us in Aussie under threat

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BY BEN BILUAGizo Red 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...

PACER Plus assessment underway

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THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade hosted an introductory session on Wednesday 28th April 2021 to kick off consultations for the Rapid Needs Assessment to identify the challenges and opportunities in implementing...

The good Samaritans

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Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in Fiji BY 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...

Virtual session on Right to Information

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The UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) project, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) joint project, and experts from Australia, New Zealand and Vanuatu in...