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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Pacific Fisheries Surveillance Operation a success

    The first Forum Fisheries Agency coordinated fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance operation of 2021, Operation Rai Balang concluded last week after two weeks of increased surveillance effort in eight Pacific nations.  National organisations in Federated...

    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...

    Alarming coral bleaching in Marovo Lagoon: study

    BY BEN BILUAGOVERNMENT’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...

    NZ-SI relationship honoured ahead of monument unveiling

    A small ceremony was organized by the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara to honour the significant involvement of Solomon Islanders in World War II, and ahead of a scheduled unveiling of a new...

    Gender hostility remains a setback to Women Economic Empowerment

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women highlights that the progress of the Beijing Platform for Action on Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) has been outweighed by political, cultural and administrative challenges.Some of...

    Statisticians ready for visitor arrivals

    STATISTICIANS from the National Statistics Office (NSO) are fully prepared to start collecting data of Visitor Arrivals in the Solomon Islands after a refresher course conducted at the office on Friday 12th March 2021.Florence...

    Puna warns PIF countries on accessing loans

    BY BEN BILUAGizoSECRETARY General of the Pacific Islands Forum has called on member countries to be wary of loans as COVID-19 continues to stretch Pacific Island’s economic base.Speaking during the Pacific Small Island Developing...

    PACER Plus assessment underway

    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...

    Puna urges Japan to share relevant information

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE Secretary General of Pacific Islands Forum has called on the government of Japan to share relevant information proposed plan to discharge over a million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima...

    SI attends Triennial to sustain momentum towards gender equality

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSOLOMON Islands including Pacific Islands countries are currently attending the 14th Triennial Conference for Pacific Women conducted virtually aimed at sustaining the momentum towards gender equality in the Pacific.Permanent Secretary for...