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Diabetes rates extreme in Pacific - WHO

RNZI: The World Health Organisation says the incidence of diabetes in the Pacific is now extreme and some countries have the highest rates in the world.

NEC Australia wins major SI microwave backhaul deal

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Campaigning in Honiara

Dear Editor – The gentleman who was campaigning in West Koloale the other night should get his facts straight before he starts to make noises.

Dr. James Ere’ai ordained Deacon

The Holy Family at Kukum Parish had all the reasons to celebrate because Saturday Dr. James Ere’ai courageously and freely took another step towards priesthood in the Catholic Church.

Green Tourism completes tourism training in Taro

A HIGH Impact Tourism Training (HITT) for women and girls was successfully held at Taro, Choiseul Province last week.

HCC assures Japan of retirement

THE Honiara City Council City Clerk (HCC) on Tuesday assured the Japanese government that it will spend the SBD $635,392.68 accountably and have it retired properly.

Voter behavior study underway

The Young Women Parliamentary Group (YWPG) is embarking on a project to find out voters’ behavior in the country when it comes to electing a women.

Serve One Another, 3

Once again, I invite you to our continuing discussion on the ‘One Another’ sayings of the New Testament. This week we will look at the sixteenth of the ‘One Another’ sayings and that is to “Serve One Another” (Galatians 5:13).

Free Trade threatens custom land in the Pacific

PANG - The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) launched a briefing paper today outlining the many complex and dangerous ways that free trade agreements can impact and undermine custom land systems in the Pacific Islands.

Tourism operators in consultation

About twelve tourism operators in Malaita province attended a consultation meeting for the development of a five year Solomon Islands National Development plan last week.