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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    The good Samaritans

    Local students assist in disaster voluntary recovery work in FijiBY 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...

    State of Emergency extended

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUGovernment has decided to extend the state of public emergency (SOPE), making this the fourth consecutive SOPE.The third state of emergency ended at 12pm last night.Acting on advice from the Cabinet, Governor...

    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...

    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...

    Pacific Met Services increasingly vital – SPREP

    (PACNEWS) THE director general of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program (SPREP) says there is growing political awareness of the importance of weather services in the Pacific.Meteorological officials from around the Pacific...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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,...

    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...