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  • 20
  • Jul



The Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change Government (SIDCCG) has clarified the front page article of the Island Sun issue of Thursday 19th July 2018 entitled “Govt’s Decisive Steps on Drug Crisis” published in the Island Sun on Thursday, 19 July 2018.

  • 19
  • Jul



A MEETING over a clean-up plan to manage Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) was successfully held, Wednesday.

  • 19
  • Jul

THE Solomon Islands community in and around Nadi, Fiji, on Sunday 8th July celebrated the country’s 40th anniversary celebration.

  • 19
  • Jul

Gizo, 18 July 2018 –The Western Provincial Government has affirmed its commitment to addressing gender and women’s issues with the launch of its first-ever women’s policy.

  • 19
  • Jul



THE newly established Honiara Bands Association (HBA) is planning to organise a two day live band concert to raise money for the National Referral Hospital (NRH) this weekend.

  • 19
  • Jul

PRIME Minister, Rick Hou, says leaders in Parliament must listen to the pleas of the people to pass the Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) 2017.

  • 19
  • Jul

BILLS and Legislative Committee chairman, Matthew Wale, has highlighted some challenges the Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) 2017 will encounter after its passage in Parliament.

  • 19
  • Jul

SPEAKER of Parliament, Ajilon Nasiu has welcomed the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Gizo Kolombangara, Lanelle Tanagada, Wednesday.

  • 19
  • Jul



A GROUP of photographers Wednesday took to the street in Honiara to take photos of local citizens holding a flyer calling on the government to address the current drug situation affecting the country’s health system.

  • 19
  • Jul

PRIME Minister, Rick Hou, has tabled the ‘Anti-Corruption Bill 2017’ in Parliament yesterday after it was withdrawn last year by his former predecessor, Manasseh Sogavare.

  • 18
  • Jul



PEOPLE of Ulawa Island, Makira/Ulawa province will today commence a three days celebration to commemorate the 140th anniversary of the arrival of the first missionary that brought Christianity to Ulawa.

  • 18
  • Jul

A meeting in Honiara brought together Government, private sector and international participants to develop a clean-up plan to manage Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB).   The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL), Oswald Ramo, led the meeting and said; “Over the last four years, 90% of the palms in the Honiara area have been severely damaged or are now dead; this devastation is due to CRB. We have a serious challenge facing us all.”

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