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Sunday, January 23, 2022

    MPA concerned with border crossers

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUChoiseul province government is wary of the high risk of covid-19 entering the country via the western border.Ward 12 MPA, Nerio Ulemiki voiced concern on how traditional border crossers from Western region...

    Virtual session on Right to Information

    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...

    Information sharing important: Dr Alec

    BY BEN BILUAMANAGER 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...

    WHO vows support for SI safe vaccine roll-out

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOWORLD Health Organisation office in Solomon Islands has promised to support government in giving direction for safe administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine.This was conveyed by Dr Sevil Huseynova, WHO country representative,...

    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...

    MHMS boosts presence in western border

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOMINISTRY of Health and Medical Services is stepping up its presence at the Western Border due to the worrying covid-19 situation in PNG and Bougainville.Incident Controller to the Health ministry, Dr...

    From White River to Nauru

    How a young man overcame hardship to become police officerBY ALFRED PAGEPITUFinancially crippled as a young man in the Solomon Islands, Jonathan Paul Atanikakia has found his calling in the tiny Pacific nation of...

    VIEWPOINT- Pacific Way(s) and regionalism

    TARCISIUS KABUTAULAKATHE tumultuous dispute over the selection of the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), which led to Micronesian countries deciding to withdraw from the premier regional organisation, provides an opportunity to...

    More awareness paramount: Justice Bird

    BY BEN BILUAJUSTICE Maelyn Bird says there is a great need to educate women of their rights and freedom from violence.She made the statement during the Women in Law Breakfast which was held at...

    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,...