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  • 19
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THE current drug shortage experienced at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) and other clinics in the city will end soon.

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PRIME Minister, Rick Hou, has tabled the ‘Anti-Corruption Bill 2017’ in Parliament yesterday after it was withdrawn last year by his former predecessor, Manasseh Sogavare.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