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  • 22
  • Jun

IN this week’s piece, which will be the first of two articles on the topic, expression of gratitude is conveyed to the current Chairman and board members of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Health and Welfare Scheme (RSIPHS), the ‘Scheme’, for succeeding another milestone.

  • 21
  • Jun

POINTING out that three tiny South Pacific nations – Kiribati, Tuvalu and Marshall islands – are “destined to slip below the waves altogether”, feisty Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Bainimarama has appealed to the international community to help Fiji and the other South Pacific island states build resilience to the impact of climatic change, which he described as the “terror of the extreme weather events”.

  • 19
  • Jun

Taking a principled stand against corruption, especially when corruption is entrenched, doesn’t come without some cost, personally and even politically, as appears to have been hinted at in the latter case in the Solomon Islands.

  • 17
  • Jun

ALLOW me to retell a familiar experience of my brothers and sisters living on the artificial islands in the happy isles in a situation we’re stunned and marvel as effects of climate change take its tolls.

  • 16
  • Jun

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands understands that a big government delegation has left for Vienna to report on the progress the government has achieved with regard to implementation of the UNAC nationally.

  • 13
  • Jun

“Aid dependency, resource dependency, and natural disasters remain huge challenges for the region.”

  • 13
  • Jun

Last week in Port Vila, a new Melanesian Free Trade Agreement was reached by Trade Ministers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, the members of Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG).

  • 02
  • Jun

ON 9th of December 2015 during the marking of the International Anti-Corruption Day the nation, applauded as they listened to our Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, declared to the nation his government’s commitment to bring about various legislative reforms to tackle corruption within the public sector, the private sector and in any environment where there is corruption in his key note address to open the activities of the day.

  • 01
  • Jun

WORLD No Tobacco Day, on 31 May every year, highlights the burden of tobacco and tobacco-related harm.

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