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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    SI shares initiatives to fight GBV with Pacific women

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGovernment through the Ministry of Women this week in the 14th Triennial conference shared home-grown initiatives to address Gender Based Violence.Director for Women Development Division, Vaela Ngai speaking in one of...

    PM covid-vaccine pledge gains British envoy approval

    BRITISH High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Dr Brian Jones has spoken highly of the Prime Minister for raising his hands to be among the first to be vaccinated in the country.The acknowledgement was made...

    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...

    Country pays tribute to Sir Michael Somare

    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Pillaging people’s Tubi trees

    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...

    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...