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I'm still the premier

I'm still the premier

AG chamber declares Tango as still the legal premi...

Main Market bus stop relocated

Main Market bus stop relocated

PASSENGERS traveling West ward from the main marke...

Child labour,trafficking is common in Pacific

Child labour,trafficking is common in Pacific

CHILD labour and trafficking is common in the Paci...

Forum on child labour and trafficking opens

Forum on child labour and trafficking opens

REPRESENTATIVES of government, non-government orga...

MPs pay tribute to Magga

MPs pay tribute to Magga

MEMBERS of Parliament on Tuesday paid respect to T...

Musical maestro returns for SICCI awards performance

Musical maestro returns for SICCI awards performance

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Indust...

Big gathering for COM mothers underway

Big gathering for COM mothers underway

Anglican Church of Melanesia’s Mothers’ Union repr...

Temotu Pele MP Dies

Temotu Pele MP Dies

MEMBER of Parliament for Temotu Pele Martin Magga ...

Gov’t working on power cost and political stability: PM

Gov’t working on power cost and political stability: PM

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says the Governme...

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View from the Bench is appalling

Below is the full text of the speech High Court judge Justice STEPHEN PALLARAS d...

News

Work on new wharf set to go

23 HOURS AGO

CONSTRUCTION of a new international wharf at the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) will kick off next month.

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No more land for future tourism development

23 HOURS AGO

Honiara has no vacant land for future tourism development says permanent secretary (PS) of lands, housing and survey.

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Moon opens 3rd UN SIDS meeting in Samoa

23 HOURS AGO

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has officially opened the 3 rd Small Island Developing States conference in Apia last night along with Samoa’s Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi.

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Island issues, global problems

1 DAY AGO

The problems affecting Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S.) are as far removed from the idyllic tropical holiday as the picture perfect postcard that is sent home by the tourist.

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The challenge for economic growth in the region

23 HOURS AGO

The pacific island region has greater challenges in raising its economic status and will continue to face slow economic growth.

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More seek mining licences

1 DAY AGO

More foreign companies are seeking prospecting and full mining licences from the government, records from the Mining Department revealed.

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Sports

Nadi keep hopes alive

8 DAYS AGO

Despite losing their first match, the Shop N Save Nadi team bounced back to win their second pool match on Sunday.

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Ba, Rewa must win

8 DAYS AGO

Fiji Sun:  The Gurjit Singh-coached Suva side and Lautoka lead Fiji premier soccer Pool A and have qualified for the semifinals of the 2014 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants at the ANZ Stadium.

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Viewpoint

Talasasa must take note of the concerns

12 DAYS AGO
Talasasa must take note of the concerns

Our Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Ronald Bei Talasasa is a highly respected and experienced lawyer.

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The significance of Senator Kerry’s visit

21 DAYS AGO
The significance of Senator Kerry’s visit

ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury The Most Reverend Justin Welby left us on Tuesday.

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Truth about Gold Ridge needs to be told

8 DAYS AGO
Truth about Gold Ridge needs to be told

Dear Editor – I would like to contribute on the issue of Gold Ridge’s St Barbara Mining Company. Last week, a person wrote a private view column which I myself viewed as a piece that warrants proper investigation by the Ministry of Mines and more exposure.

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A fine example by an honest person

8 DAYS AGO

Dear Editor – I am touched by the honesty of a POB customer who gave back $12,000 to the bank which appeared in the Sunday Star yesterday.

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View from the Bench is appalling

1 DAY AGO

Below is the full text of the speech High Court judge Justice STEPHEN PALLARAS delivered at the Family Violence and Youth Justice Workshop that ended recently in Honiara. In his presentation, Justice Pallaras criticised the regular travels and absences of Director of Public Prosecution Ronald Bei Ta...

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Bear With One Another

7 DAYS AGO

The seventh of the ‘one another’ sayings of the New Testament for our thought for this week is “Bear with one another” (Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13; James 5:7-11).  Someone has perceptively pointed out that “the church is not an art gallery for exhibition of eminent saints, but a hospital for hel...

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Features

Why can't women win? Impediments to female electoral success in Solomon Islands

5 DAYS AGO

IN a newly published book and discussion paper at the Australian National University, Writer Terence Wood talked about why women always fail in elections in the Solomon Islands.

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Markets vendors end training

5 DAYS AGO

A TRANSFORMATION Leadership and Communication training for Market Vendors in Auki ended Tuesdayat the Rarasu Restaurant.

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Students graduate, ready to serve in mission work

23 HOURS AGO

Five students attending the Christian Revival Crusade (CRC) Gateway mission school graduated last Sunday.

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Church leaders told to commit to work

1 DAY AGO

Newly elected leaders of the United Church Assembly were reminded to commit to their working relationship with the church.

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Youth Market explodes with busting talents

12 DAYS AGO
Youth Market explodes with busting talents

YOUTH Market’s dance and song competition has opened the doors for exploding talents from Young people in and around Honiara.

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Solo Icon’s must-watch stages

14 DAYS AGO
Solo Icon’s must-watch stages

As the 2014 Solo Icon program slowly itched up to its climax, the show is getting tougher and interesting.

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Key Dates

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