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View from the Bench is appalling

Below is the full text of the speech High Court judge Justice STEPHEN PALLARAS delivered at the Family Violence and Youth Justice Workshop that ended recently in Honiara. In his presentation, Justice Pallaras criticised the regular travels and absences of Director of Public Prosecution Ronald Bei Talasasa, which led to a heated media exchanges between the pair:

Island issues, global problems

The problems affecting Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S.) are as far removed from the idyllic tropical holiday as the picture perfect postcard that is sent home by the tourist.

'It's in our DNA to conserve the ocean'

Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development in this Pacific island nation, mall island developing states have been inspired to follow the lead of countries like the Cook Islands, Kiribati and Palau in turning most if not a large part of their oceans marine reserves.

Church leaders told to commit to work

Newly elected leaders of the United Church Assembly were reminded to commit to their working relationship with the church.

Church ends leaders’ summit

A week-long gathering for United Church leaders at Koleasi village in east Guadalcanal, ended last Thursday.

Mothers Union ends Week-long meeting

Mothers Union of the Anglican Church of Melanesia ended their week-long 13th general meeting in Honiara last Saturday with a display of arts and crafts.

Mothers Union new president announced

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia’s Provincial Mothers Union General Council last Friday elected Mary Vunagi as its new provincial president at its 13th Provincial General Conference.

Local tourism stakeholders look at challenges facing tourism growth

SOLOMON Islands has great potential for tourism but the country is till to realise its full potential.

Call for partnership to tackle NCDs in the region

A STRONG call for partnership has been echoed during the Youth Forum proceedings at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Apia, Samoa this week.

NFD supports Our Telekom National Tourism Forum

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