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Friday, December 3, 2021

    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...

    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...

    Women’s regional meeting attracts more participants

    BY BEN BILUAGizoOVER one thousand participants from the public and private sectors will take part in the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women which kicks...

    Proud in culture, strong in spirit

    Yuendumu Doors exhibition launchedHONIARA residents will be able to view a weeklong Australian Indigenous art exhibition launched today at the National Art Gallery by the Australian High Commissioner, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External...

    Australia steps up towards Pacific Women empowerment programme

    BY BEN BILUAGizoAUSTRALIAN Government has committed AUD170 million towards women empowerment programme in the Pacific.Speaking during the opening of the 14th Triennial Conference on Tuesday, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women,...

    We must seal the fisheries deal: Falemaka

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTrade talks aimed at creating rules to stop countries providing harmful subsidies to their fishing fleets are reaching a climax with much at stake for Solomon Islands and the Pacific.Mere Falemaka, the...

    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...

    Winrock holds session with Malaita Public Accounts Committee

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKITHE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the Malaita Provincial Assembly held an information sharing session with Winrock SCALE-NRM Deputy Chief of Party, Dr Morgan Wairiu last week in Auki.PAC chairman, and MPA...

    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...

    From White River to Nauru

    How a young man overcame hardship to become police officerBY ALFRED PAGEPITUFinancially crippled as a young man in the Solomon Islands, Jonathan Paul Atanikakia has found his calling in the tiny Pacific nation of...