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Trade policy framework launched

Trade policy framework launched

THE country’s first trade policy framework has bee...

Artists undergo training

Artists undergo training

FORTY-one percent of tourists that visit Honiara c...

Security compromised

Security compromised

Former Ports security chief: Security at the natio...

Heavy showers affect businesses

Heavy showers affect businesses

THE continuous heavy rain currently experienced in...

Ending violence against women here

Ending violence against women here

REPRESENTATIVES from the national government, UN a...

Cyclone Pam is here

Cyclone Pam is here

CYCLONE Pam is now in the country.

Freedom call for Papua

Freedom call for Papua

Visiting Indonesian minister to expect protests in...

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Smooth switch for Menapi

 Smooth switch for Menapi

OFC: Beating defending champions Solomon Warriors to the domestic S-League title...

O’Neill to open Games

The National -  PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will officially open the 2015 Pacifi...

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The obstacle to developing Malaita

MALAITA provincial executive met the new government for the second time this wee...

Is Wilson Rano above the law?

Dear Editor – The action of a lawyer Wilson Rano is questionable and raises the q...

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Leni spill the beans on SIPA

13 HOURS AGO

WORKERS of state-owned Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) are illegally giving themselves personal loans of up to $75,000 or more.

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Alleged robbers deny charges

13 HOURS AGO

Three men accused of robbing the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at the Kwaimani building, East Honiara, last year have denied the allegations made out against them.

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IFRC launches multi-country international appeal

13 HOURS AGO

Suva / Geneva: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) yesterday launched an international appeal for 5.7 million Swiss francs to assist 81,000 people across five Pacific Nations - Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Kiribati, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea – all of which ...

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Vanuatu fundraising campaign collects more than $2 million

13 HOURS AGO

ABC - A joint fundraising effort by the Australian Red Cross and the ABC has raised more than $2 million (US$1.5 million) for Vanuatu's Cyclone Pam relief appeal.

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Bemobile/Vodafone on air Kakabona

1 DAY AGO

Bmobile/Vodafone on Friday launched the first of the 12 new 3G+ sites at Kakabona area in West Honiara.

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Bank commits A$100k for cyclone recovery in Vanuatu

7 DAYS AGO

Westpac has announced today it has committed A$100,000 (SBD$780, 000) to the Vanuatu Red Cross to support disaster-affected regions.

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Sports

Smooth switch for Menapi

8 DAYS AGO
 Smooth switch for Menapi

OFC: Beating defending champions Solomon Warriors to the domestic S-League title is another task to tick off a long list of achievements for former Solomon Islands international Commins Menapi.

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SIFF congress set

8 DAYS AGO

The 2015 Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) congress is now set for the end of the month.

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O’Neill to open Games

15 DAYS AGO

The National -  PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will officially open the 2015 Pacific Games on July 4 at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.

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Games council boss happy

15 DAYS AGO

The National - PACIFIC Games Council president Vidhya Lakhan, who was in Port Moresby for a week, left on a happy note, confident that everything will fall in place come the Games on July 4.


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Viewpoint

The obstacle to developing Malaita

28 DAYS AGO

MALAITA provincial executive met the new government for the second time this week.

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Yes, it would be too early!

2 MONTHS AGO

THE opposition leader Jeremiah Manele has said the right thing yesterday that a motion of no confidence in the DCC government would be too early.

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Is Wilson Rano above the law?

28 DAYS AGO

Dear Editor – The action of a lawyer Wilson Rano is questionable and raises the question of whether such people are above the law.

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Regional conference on disability

28 DAYS AGO

Dear Editor – Next week the 4th Regional Conference on Disability will take place at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, Fiji, from the 16th to 20th February.

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West Papua: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

26 DAYS AGO

As Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs minister arrives in Honiara today, West Papua’s representative to the United Nations and former political prisoner, HERMAN WAINGGAI, provides the background to Indonesia’s occupation of his beloved country:

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True landowners of Rennell are yet to be identified

26 DAYS AGO

THE claim made by Dicter Maitaki in the Island Sun issue 1911 of Friday 20 February that Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) has overwhelming support from the true land owners of Rennell is a bluff.

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Features

Women’s contribution acknowledged

13 HOURS AGO

WOMEN contribute so much to sustaining this country in the agricultural sector by providing most of the labour force in the subsistence economy which is the backbone of this country.

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Responsibility of Honiara women huge

13 HOURS AGO

THE role of Honiara Council of Women (HCW) is of immense responsibility and purpose seeing they have a strategy to work with.

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Catholic teachers commissioned

13 HOURS AGO

MEMBERS of the Catholic Teachers Sodality (CTS) gathered at Holy Cross on Sunday for the commissioning of teachers to their Mission work.

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‘You train youth, you train the nation!’

1 DAY AGO

The Don Bosco Rural Training Center at Tetere kicked off the celebration of the Bicentenary of the birth of St. John Bosco with sports last Thursday 19th of March.

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Journo students briefed on magazine

13 HOURS AGO

Journalism students of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) were excited to have a brief visit from Youth@Work’s communications team yesterday.

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Youth@Work to launch new youth magazine

7 DAYS AGO

A MAGAZINE highlighting issues affecting local youths and to expose their talents will be released mid this year.

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9June - 2014
Temotu  Provincial Day
13June - 2014
Holiday Queen’s Birthday