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A NUMBER of villages near Gold Ridge were deserted this week.

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WHEN Solomon Islands sent a team to the Hong Kong 7s for the first time in 1983, one of the key players was Leonard Pugeva whose family and the rugby community are mourning.

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A MAN who stole a mobile phone from his employer’s home while working as a security officer has received a suspended sentence on Thursday.

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THE Director of Public Prosecutions is greatly concern about securing its witnesses’ attendance in an upcoming murder trial in relation to the brutal killing of a man in East Guadalcanal back in 2011.

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A PRE-TRIAL conference will be held on Patmos Island arson case on April 30, in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court.

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SOME villagers in Western Province fled to higher grounds last night when a 7.3 magnitude undersea earthquake struck 74 kilometres south-west of Arawa, Bougainville.

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A SECOND military aircraft from New Zealand arrived in Honiara on Friday with essential supplies for the relief and early recovery effort.

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RESIDENTS of Burns Creek settlement affected by the floods say the government must find land to relocate them.

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COLGATE Palmolive Fiji Limited on Friday donated personal hygiene products worth $80,000 to be distributed to flood victims.

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AN estimated 52,000 people remain affected in the worst-hit areas of Honiara and greater Guadalcanal following last week’s devastating floods which killed at least 23 people.

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GUADALCANAL premier Stephen Panga says his executive has not been dissolved as the Solomon Star reported on Friday.

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GUADALCANAL Provincial Secretary James Taeburi has been given powers to run the province.