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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

SUIDANI SUBMITS CLAIMS

Gov’t given 28 days to respond to...

Government fines Win-Win over gold smuggling

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government has charged Win...

Ete slams Government policy on UXO

By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBER of Parliament for East...

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...

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...

US envoy warns of aid that benefits one person, party

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THE U.S. ambassador to the Solomon Islands Erin McKee has warned Pacific Islands against "aid that benefits one person, one party and one bank account" - remarks that come after the Solomons were beset...

Pacific labour mobility arrangements under review

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PACIFIC Trade Ministers have noted that there is a need for a comprehensive assessment on the existing labour mobility arrangements in the region. A Labour Mobility Reference Group has been engaged to guide...

Winrock holds session with Malaita Public Accounts Committee

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE 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...

Country pays tribute to Sir Michael Somare

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands community joined the Pacific in remembering the life of one of the most iconic leaders in the region, Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare in...

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...

Solomon Islands welcomes United States 60 million assistance.

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BY BEN BILUASuva, Fiji SOLOMON Islands has welcomed the United States support worth 60 million per year towards Fisheries management and other related issues that continues to threatens the blue pacific resources. Minister of National Planning...

1.5 is not just a number, it’s our survival roadmap: Puna

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BY BEN BILUAGizo SECRETARY General of Pacific Islands Forum says 1.5 degrees Celsius global target to reduce global emission is not just a number but a survival roadmap for Pacific Island states. Henry Puna made the...