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Phone explodes, burnt down home

Phone explodes, burnt down home

A FAMILY of ten is homeless after their home was r...

Ex-combatants speak out

Ex-combatants speak out

LEADERS of Solomon Islands Post Conflict Rehabilit...

Tuna export boost

Tuna export boost

Unloading of long line vessel fish catch begins

No plans to sack Yow

No plans to sack Yow

There are no plans by the Solomon Islands Ports Au...

ACOM to elect new Archbishop Feb 12

ACOM to elect new Archbishop Feb 12

The Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) will elect...

Sikua urged to accept gov’t rehabilitation

Sikua urged to accept gov’t rehabilitation

THE Solomon Islands Post Conflict Rehabilitation R...

Australia injects AUD$2.7million to improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands

Australia injects AUD$2.7million to improve health outcomes in Solomon Islands

Australia has provided AUD 2.7million (approximate...

Solomon Islands Scout Recognised on Australia Day

Solomon Islands Scout Recognised on Australia Day

The efforts of Solomon Islands Scouts and Coastwat...

Stop the feel good politics

Stop the feel good politics

Dr Sikua says he is duty bound to speak out

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News

Riumana denies sexual harassment accusation

21 HOURS AGO

FORMER Member of Parliament for Hograno, Kia, Havulei, in Isabel, Selwyn Riumana has denied allegations that he had sexually harassed a female manageress of Rock Havens Inn in Honiara, Kym Barlee.

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Kunu settlement in great need of clean water

21 HOURS AGO

RESIDENTS of  Kunu  settlement near Auki town, Malaita province have raised their concern over inadequate supply of clean  drinking water to their area.

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Kalsakau brothers create history in Vanuatu

4 DAYS AGO

For the first time in Vanuatu’s political history since 1980, three Kalsakau brothers from the same parents hailing from Ifira, Efate, have been elected MPs, according to provisional results.

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Australia Plus launches 'Cinema Pasifika'

8 DAYS AGO

The international television channel ‘Australia Plus’ recently launched Cinema Pasifika, a new series of five half hour programmes, showcasing short films from the Pacific Islands region.

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Malaysian fuel consortium pledges cheap fuel

1 DAY AGO

A Malaysian bulk fuel consortium is keen on partnering with local business entities to deliver cheaper, consistent and accessible fuel and gas to the provinces.

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Visitors expect more here

3 DAYS AGO
Visitors expect more here

Visitors that are touring the Solomon Islands, especially Honiara are expecting more during their visits here, a tourist who visited the capital over the weekend said.

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Sports

Historic FIFA youth refereeing course next week

3 DAYS AGO
Historic FIFA youth refereeing course next week

More than thirty young local referees will make history next week when they attend the first ever FIFA MA youth refereeing course to be hosted in Solomon Islands.

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Toata: I believe in the players

3 DAYS AGO

The Solomon Islands national men’s football team’s head coach, Moses Toata says he believes in his players and the process of preparing a team despite the recent 4-1 defeat to Australia’ Sydney FC in their first of s series of friendly matches.

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PNG Minister responds to Tonga's call for help with 2019 Pacific Games

3 DAYS AGO

NUKU'ALOFA, (MATANGI TONGA) - Within three or four months, the Papua New Guinea government should be able to inform the Tongan government of what it could do to help Tonga with its preparations to host the 2019 Pacific Games, Justin Tkatchenko, the Papua New Guinea Minister for National Events, Spor...

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Pacific nations can refuse to release rugby players to NZ clubs, says Tonga great

3 DAYS AGO

WELLINGTON, (STUFF NZ) - Rugby clubs must show they have real jobs, real visas and real support plans for young players, says former Super Rugby star.

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Viewpoint

Let’s get the basics right

22 HOURS AGO
Let’s get the basics right

WE talked so much about tourism.

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Lets support our tourism industry

4 DAYS AGO
Lets support our tourism industry

LAST Sunday for the first time this year more than 2,000 tourists on board a visiting tourist boat Sea Princess graced our shores for a day long visit.

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Unable to read

22 HOURS AGO

Dear Editor – It would appear that a lot of Solomon Island drivers cannot read.

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Power-hungry politician?

22 HOURS AGO

Dear Editor - As a first time writer in your prestigious newspaper, it would be much appreciated if you could publish this pursuant to the above caption.

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SIPA’s increased tariff is an Act of Terror against SI

21 HOURS AGO
SIPA’s increased tariff is an Act of Terror against SI

This may sound overly dramatized but it is far better to risk being proven wrong; than to be silent and watch the country plunge itself into self-destruction. 

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2016 is a critical year, says RAMSI Special Coordinator

3 DAYS AGO
2016 is a critical year, says RAMSI Special Coordinator

This year, 2016, is shaping up to be an exciting, busy and critical one for the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) and the Solomon Islands Government (SIG). RAMSI is preparing to transfer the final policing and national security responsibilities to the Royal Solomon Islands Polic...

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Features

Shop keeping keeps Juanita, 26, going

4 DAYS AGO
Shop keeping keeps Juanita, 26, going

A shop keeping job is the least many young people would think of end up doing.

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Training for women market vendors here

16 DAYS AGO
Training for women market vendors here

UNITED Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Bank South Pacific (BSP) yesterday started a Training of Trainers (TOT) under the Market for Change (M4C) project.

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‘Sponsor one child’ project supports school

3 DAYS AGO

THE ‘Sponsor One Child’ project orchestrated by the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA has put smiles on the face of students at Ravulomata SDA primary school with 50 new desks in a handing over ceremony last Sunday.

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Dala catechists discuss roles, map out five year plan

8 DAYS AGO

CATECHISTS from the Dala Catholic Ministry in West Kwara’ae have mapped out their five-year plan.

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Delmah, Conkarah’s reggae version of Adele’s ‘Hello’ a hit

17 DAYS AGO

THE likes keep popping as the local reggae version of Adele’s ‘Hello’ attracted already over half a million likes on YouTube on Monday.

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Conkarah impressed at his Pacific popularity

1 MONTH AGO
Conkarah impressed at his Pacific popularity

A JAMAICAN reggae star says he's impressed with how popular reggae is in the Pacific Islands.

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