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Golden lift

SOLOMON Islands weightlifting female duo has done it again, winning gold medals for the country in the Pacific’s top weightlifting competition, the Pacific Cup.

11 visas in December

Canada grants more work visas for locals

A half-cooked bill

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is deeply concerned that the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill 2018 is currently in its second reading before the Parliament.

‘We respect our partners’ sovereignty’

UNITED States (US) Deputy Secretary Defence Randall Shriver says US is not in a position to tell Solomon Islands to avoid China as a close partner.


Manetoali charged on the eve of 10th parliament’s dissolution

Parliament dissolves

THE tenth Parliament has dissolved as of 12am midnight early this morning following its final sitting last night.


GOVERNMENT last night announced an increase in the country’s legal minimum wage from $4 per hour to $8 per hour that will come into effect as of next year.

Two permanent secretaries sworn-in

TWO permanent secretaries (PS) were sworn-in on Thursday at the Government House by Governor General Sir Frank Kabui.

HCC to dissolve Dec 17

LIFE of the Honiara City Council’s (HCC) current political administration will come to its end Monday next week.

Wale: Flawed Bill

THE Chairman of the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) and Member of Parliament for Aoke Langalanga Mathew Wale sternly argued that the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill is flawed and it needs to be withdrawn.

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