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Para officials off to Spain

SHORTLY after being given power to lead Paralympic in the country over the weekend during an AGM, Paralympic  newly elected president Nihal Seneviratne and his executive wasted no time as they gear up for regional and international events lining up for them.

Australia says it commits to national projects

PRIME Minister Rick Hou has welcomed the new Australian Government’s assurance to progress with the Under Sea Cable Project.

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Bellona murder accused in court
* Lawyer wants time with client
* Court to inquire into sexual offence case
* Closing submissions in abduction case today


Saitala: ‘Ordinary resident’ a contentious issue

Wini inspires students

Solomon Islands weightlifter queen Jenly Wini who created history at the recent Commonwealth Game has inspired young students to pursue weightlifting in the future.

Maelanga lauds move to axe sub-contractors

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for East Malaita and Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition group Manasseh Maelanga welcomes the move to re-establish the public works department (PWD) under the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID).

Consultation needs to reach rural people

THE national stakeholders consultations on the proposed mining bill needs to reach the rural communities.

Ministry unable to police drone owners

THE Ministry of Communication and Aviation has been unable to monitor and police licensed drone owners due to lack of finance and staff.

PMO defends new PS

ETHEL Frances’ recent appointment as the new Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock was not done on the basis of her political affiliation.

Marine resource stocks survey soon

A SURVEY to determine the stock status of certain key commercial marine species in selected sites around the country will be carried out soon.

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