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September 13th, 2019
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Taiwan reacts to ...

September 13th, 2019
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Malaita supports US ...

September 13th, 2019
MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani has declared his ...

Muaki: the time is ...

September 13th, 2019
There is no other good time to decide the ...

Comments clarified

September 13th, 2019
The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet ...

Kenilorea: PM’s ...

September 13th, 2019
IT is truly unfortunate to hear and read of the ...

US envoy meets ...

September 12th, 2019
LEADERS from Malaita met the visiting United ...

Bartlett: SI yet to ...

September 12th, 2019
SOLOMON Islands’ advantage to capitalise its ...

Concern about ...

September 12th, 2019
MOST schools in Malaita Province do not have ...

ACOM to enthrone ...

September 12th, 2019
THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) will ...
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Exporting fresh orchids

DEAR EDITOR – With the increasing success of kava as a cash crop rewarding kava farmers with much needed income and the reported success of chocolate sales and coconut related products, I often wonder why the Solomon Islands has not developed a fresh flower market, particularly the cultivation and export of orchids.

Limiting damages of climate change

DEAR EDITOR – The message that emerged from the leaders of the smaller Pacific islands countries at the recent Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Tuvalu could not have been clearer or more important – climate change is real and the future of our children and all the children of the blue Pacific is uncertain – unless urgent, ambitious action is taken to limit global warming to below 1.5C.

New wheelchairs for hospitals, clinics

UP to 90 new wheelchairs will be delivered to hospitals and health centres across the country.

Family survives landslide

 

HEAVY rain in the Western province over the weekend has caused several damages to properties in Gizo.

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Rioter to be sentenced today
* Sentencing date set for Irofinao
* Former MP’s trial starts

Commitment to work with private sector



Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reiterated the government’s commitment to work closely with the private sector.

Wale: budget disappointing 

OPPOSITION leader Mathew Wale says the 2019 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2019 perpetuates the status quo as it represents “business as usual”.

Taiwan ‘useless to us’, says PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has declared Taiwan “is completely useless to us”, and suggested China could be a better diplomatic partner because it could stand up to Australia.

US envoy meets Malaita leaders


LEADERS from Malaita met the visiting United States ambassador Catherine Ebert-Gray, during which they discussed the economic challenges the province is facing.

Farewell RSIPV LATA 



As the sun set over the Maritime Aola Base on the foreshores of the capital Honiara, the faithful lady, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Vessel 03 LATA ended its service to the Government and the people of Solomon Islands.

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