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  • 28
  • Nov

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) yesterday reminded tourism recipients in Central Island, Malaita, Renbel and Guadalcanal provinces to provide acquittal reports of how they have spent their tourism funding to the Ministry.

  • 25
  • Nov

RNZI: Vanuatu's parliament has passed a motion to suspend 16 opposition MPs over alleged bribery, RNZI reports.

  • 25
  • Nov


For centuries, fishermen have known that tuna and other species form large schools under floating objects, whether natural or man-made. Industrial tuna fishing crews utilize this knowledge to construct specialized fish aggregating devices, or FADs, which make it easier to find and catch fish.

  • 24
  • Nov

WORLD BANK - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved US$5 million for the Economic Reform and Recovery Development Policy Operation which will support continued economic and financial reform and provide rapid financing to deal with the impacts of the severe flooding which hit the nation in April 2014.

  • 23
  • Nov

Fraudsters in suspected collusion with Solomon Islands government officials have embezzled an estimated $10 million in Australian foreign aid funds destined for hospitals and clinics, some through a fake company called Joke Shipping Services.

  • 20
  • Nov

Sirowaga polling station in North West Choiseul on Wednesday has recorded 353 voters turning up to cast their votes out of the total 401 registered voters.

  • 20
  • Nov

A WOMAN who is currently serving a jail term is back in court facing outstanding false pretence charges.

  • 20
  • Nov

THE case of a man accused of stealing a container of diesel fuel from a ship in Honiara will return to court on December 4.

  • 20
  • Nov

A teenager has been sent to prison yesterday for a total of eighteen months after pleading guilty to three criminal charges.

  • 20
  • Nov

THE man accused of the $10 million scandal in the Ministry of Health and Medical Service has had the warrant of arrest issued for him terminated.

  • 20
  • Nov

The wet weather has forced the delay of ballot boxes from some of the polling stations in East Makira Constituency, especially the Weathercoast and the two Islands.

  • 20
  • Nov

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