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First meat workers going to Australia 


IN a major milestone for Solomon Islands, meat workers have been recruited as part of the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) for the first time.

Axiom hits outs  at mine bosses

AXIOM Mining has hit out strongly at the minister and director for mines over the delay to issue them an export permit.

Heroau is new deputy Speaker for Malaita

MEMBERS of the Malaita Provincial Assembly have elected Joe Heroau to be their deputy speaker.

Thrower claims bronze

JEMIMAH Otoa made history on Tuesday with a bronze medal in the women’s para javelin. The event was the first of its kind at a Pacific Games tournament.

Silver in Taekwondo 

Solomon Islands Taekwondo debuted fighter Junior Fred Gwali won a silver medal at the Pacific Games in Samoa, Tuesday.


CURRENT water shortages in the city will be the subject of discussions at a meeting scheduled to take place tomorrow in Honiara.

Wale wants police to probe bribery claim

OPPOSITION leader Opposition Matthew Wale has commended Dori Tuhaika for taking the bold stance to report the alleged bribe offered to him by the Manager of Bintan Mining Company Ltd.  

CDF needs proper coordination

THE controversial Constituency Development Fund (CDF) needs proper coordination to deliver needed services to rural communities in Solomon Islands, according to Tony Hiriasia, a PhD research candidate at the University of the South Pacific (USP).

New textbooks for provincial schools


VARIOUS schools in east Guadalcanal have received their share of new donated textbooks by the Australia and New Zealand governments last week.

BRC registration underway in Gizo

THE Bougainville Referendum Commission (BRC) has opened registrations in Gizo for Bougainvilleans living in the Western province.

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