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PM meets LTB, Russell leaders

IN a move to kick off talks and negotiations to reopen Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL), the Lavukal Trust Board (LTB) and the Lavukal House of Chiefs and Elders met with the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.

Australia assists with aerial assessment

The Australian Defence Force has provided support to Solomon Islands with an aerial assessment of Temotu and parts of Malaita following Tropical Cyclone Pam.

NDMO Response plan underway

The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and its disaster management stakeholders and partners have been tirelessly working together in finalising an early response plans for the current disaster.

Training for Police & Immigration

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will organise a half day Service Excellent Training for Immigrations and Police Officers, Wednesday.

Security compromised

Former Ports security chief: Security at the nation’s international seaport compromised

45 percent of Tuvalu population displaced - PM

FUNAFUTI, (RNZI) - The Prime Minister of Tuvalu says nearly half of the population has been displaced by Cyclone Pam.

Fijian government plans for Vanuatu assistance

FIJI LIVE - The Fijian Government is on standby to accommodate requests for assistance from the Vanuatu Government, says Minister for National Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu.

RED CROSS - As Severe Tropical Cyclone Pam, Tropical Storm Bavi and Cyclone Nathan make their way across the Pacific, the Red Cross is working with both communities and local authorities to prepare for what could become an unprecedented relief response.

Catastrophe greets aid workers in Vanuatu

REUTERS - The first aid teams to reach Vanuatu reported widespread devastation on Sunday as authorities declared a state of emergency after a “monster” cyclone tore through the Pacific island nation.

Council clarifies licences

BUSINESS houses are reminded not to confuse with “promotion” and “selling” licences.