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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

24K DOSES,24K PEOPLE

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-Roll-out plan of AstraZeneca clarified -Second jab for first group in ‘May and June’ BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE 24,000 AstraZeneca vaccine received last week is meant to inoculate 24,000 people. These people will get a second jab...

Vaccination to commence Wednesday

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE official launch and roll out of the newly arrived AstraZeneca vaccine will commence next week on Wednesday at the Central Field Hospital according to Health Minister Dr Culwick Togamana. Togamana said...

Alarming coral bleaching in Marovo Lagoon: study

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BY BEN BILUA GOVERNMENT’s institutions have demonstrated lack of capabilities in research and welfare of the country’s environment and are depending on International Non Government Organisations to provide necessary information. This was demonstrated in the current...

Information sharing important: Dr Alec

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BY BEN BILUA MANAGER 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...

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...

From White River to Nauru

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

PM covid-vaccine pledge gains British envoy approval

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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...

Statisticians ready for visitor arrivals

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STATISTICIANS from the National Statistics Office (NSO) are fully prepared to start collecting data of Visitor Arrivals in the Solomon Islands after a refresher course conducted at the office on Friday 12th March 2021. Florence...

DD HOLIDAY INN MAKES COMEBACK

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By EDDIE OSIFELO LOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020. Their businesses which heavily relied on...

MHMS boosts presence in western border

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services is stepping up its presence at the Western Border due to the worrying covid-19 situation in PNG and Bougainville. Incident Controller to the Health ministry, Dr...