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COMSEC - The Commonwealth Secretariat’s upgraded software for managing public debt is a “powerful” and “invaluable” tool for many countries, Deodat Maharaj, Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, has said.

ABC - Asylum seekers want to donate their organs to Australians if they are killed at the Manus Island detention centre, one detainee says, adding the move would mean at least part of them would taste freedom.

Fishing day availability in Marshalls tight as price rises

MARIANAS VARIETY - Availability of fishing days for purse seiners in 2015 and 2016 will be limited in the Marshall Islands, likely resulting in higher than the benchmark prices being paid by distant water fishing fleets that want to fish in this central Pacific nation’s waters.

Appointees list leaked

But Gov’t says the number is yet to be finalised

Public warned to keep out of city cemetery

HEAD of Honiara City Council’s Law Enforcement Division Robert Madeo has warned the public to keep away from the Kolaridge cemetery.

Faisi informs SINTA executive of past struggles

The Solomon Islands Teachers Association (SINTA) yesterday held its Annual General meeting (AGM) at the Honiara High School Hall, Honiara.

Auki arson suspects arrested

POLICE in Auki, Malaita Province have arrested three people in relation to the burning down of the agriculture office in Auki early this week.

Work on DCC’s policy document continues

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government policy formulating team is still working on the document according to the Special Secretary to the Prime Minister.

Core issue of air dispute not solved, says Solomon Airlines

SOLOMON Airlines on Thursday announced that it will be re-entering the Fiji market with services to commence from 24 January 2015 based on its previous approved operation from Honiara via Port Vila to Nadi each Saturday and returning on Sunday.

SINTA gives DCC ultimatum

THE Solomon Islands Teachers Association has given the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCC) until June this year to address teacher’s long standing grievances.