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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

US offer of police training welcomed

By EDDIE OSIFELO Solomon Islanders have welcomed the...

SINPF approves new investments

BY NED GAGAHE The SINPF Board has approved...

GOVERNMENT PAYS LSL $20M

Remaining balance to be settled November By EDDIE...

2050 Strategy will be a beacon of hope for pacific

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BY BEN BILUASuva, Fiji THE Secretary General of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat says the 2050 Strategy will be a beacon of hope for Pacific Island Countries. Speaking to Journalists yesterday (Sunday) Henry Puna says the Pacific...

Pacific Fisheries Surveillance Operation a success

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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...

Puna urges Japan to share relevant information

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THE 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...

PM Briefed on Projects under US Development.

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The United States of America this week updated Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on plans to upgrade the former’s development programmes in the country.  The US Deputy Chief of Mission from the Port Moresby Embassy, Mr....

Manele welcomes US pledge to reopen its embassy here

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FOREIGN Affairs minister Jeremiah Manele has welcomed the announcement made by the US Secretary of State, Antony John Blinken, to re-establish the US embassy in Honiara. Blinken announced this during the US –Pacific Island Leaders...

Virtual session on Right to Information

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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...

MPA concerned with border crossers

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Choiseul 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...

Record of interview was fair: Court

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE 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,...

VIEWPOINT- Pacific Way(s) and regionalism

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TARCISIUS KABUTAULAKA THE 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...

NZ-SI relationship honoured ahead of monument unveiling

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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...