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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    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...

    UNICEF promises support for vaccination drive

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOUNICEF office in Solomon Islands has assured government of Solomon Islands and its people of continued commitment and support for a successful vaccination drive.Dr Zelalem Taffesse, UNICEF field officer, echoed this...

    New UK Funding to Boost Climate Disaster Responses.

    The UK has announced £12 million in new funding to support developing countries to better prepare for and respond to disasters, including those linked to climate change. The funds will go to the Start...

    Record of interview was fair: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE court has ruled that the record of interview on a man accused of faking his own death to obtain thousands of dollars from a local pharmacy was carried out fairly.The accused,...

    Aussie who tried to import cocaine via Solomons jailed

    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,...

    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...

    MFMR Conducts Awareness on Fisheries Regulations

    THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), Inshore Fisheries Division team have successfully completed a two-weeks awareness on the Fisheries Management (Prohibited activities) Regulations 2018 in Honiara.The team conducted an awareness program at...

    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...

    SI provides medical help to US military member

    ON March 16, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball contacted the U.S. Consular Agent in Honiara to say a crewman on board was ill with a suspected inflamed appendix and asked for urgent...

    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...