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Extra budget support

Extra budget support

From aid donors and other sources Hou announces

Lomlom inspection today

Lomlom inspection today

People of Reef Island, Temotu province will today ...

Judge: Its time to act

Judge: Its time to act

“You have the power to mould your communities in a...

Excitement in the air as tourists flock city

Excitement in the air as tourists flock city

HONIARA was buzzing with excitement on Thursday af...

Australia says sorry, Maelanga accepts apology

Australia says sorry, Maelanga accepts apology

AUSTRALIA on Wednesday, apologised to Deputy Prime...

Measles cases surpass 800, number could be higher

Measles cases surpass 800, number could be higher

It is hard to know the pain and discomfort three m...

Sasako welcomes new police chief, urges focus & firmness

Sasako welcomes new police chief, urges focus & firmness

FORMER cabinet minister, Alfred Sasako, has welcom...

PM calls for stop in election related riots

PM calls for stop in election related riots

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has called on pol...

ABA warns Honiara High students

ABA warns Honiara High students

STUDENTS of Honiara High School have been warned a...

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Sports

SETTING

G’Day Fun Run ready to roll

Staff from the Australian High Commission descended on the Central Market this w...

Viewpoint

SETTING

Water is life

Dear Editor – Please insert this short note of mine about how the Japanese Gover...

Political Holiness

I’ve heard so much about the ‘term dirty politics’ and I was wondering as to whe...

News

MID plans testing lab

18 HOURS AGO

PLANS are underway by the ministry of infrastructure development (MID) to improve the effectiveness of the existing MID materials testing laboratory.

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PNG artists here to celebrate PNG 39TH anniversary celebration

18 HOURS AGO
PNG artists here to celebrate PNG 39TH anniversary celebration

A number of well-known Papua New Guinea (PNG) musicians are in the country to perform as part of the PNG’s independence celebration.

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Angry landowners shut down Bougainville airport

5 DAYS AGO

Angry landowners shut down Buka airport in Bougainville on Wednesday, disrupting scheduled flights and holding the travelling public to ransom.

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Call to resolve air dispute

10 DAYS AGO

RNZI: THE Prime Ministers of Fiji and Solomon Islands have been called on to sort out the row over civil aviation rights that has seen flights between the two countries suspended for seven weeks.

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Thailand cuisines now available here

18 HOURS AGO

If you are from Thailand or love to eat Thailand cuisine then there is a place in the heart of Honiara city which can offer your favourite Thai dish.

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Marovo tourism operators receive training

18 HOURS AGO

An eyeopener, educational and well advanced tourism training ended successfully last Thursday in Batuna, Marovo lagoon, Western province.

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Sports

G’Day Fun Run ready to roll

10 DAYS AGO

Staff from the Australian High Commission descended on the Central Market this week to promote the upcoming G’Day Solomon Islands Fun Run.

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Soccer actions kick-off

10 DAYS AGO

The fourth season of Telekom S-League actions starts today.

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Scouring the Islands for Super Rugby place

10 DAYS AGO

TVNZ: A bid in place to get more Pacific players on the Super Rugby World stage is being looked into this week.

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Nadi keep hopes alive

22 DAYS AGO

Despite losing their first match, the Shop N Save Nadi team bounced back to win their second pool match on Sunday.

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Viewpoint

The kind of MPs we want

4 DAYS AGO

EAST Choiseul voters should be proud of themselves and their outgoing Member of Parliament, Manasseh Sogavare.

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Measles taking its toll here

13 DAYS AGO

THE measles outbreak is taking its toll on the nation’s health service.

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Water is life

4 DAYS AGO

Dear Editor – Please insert this short note of mine about how the Japanese Government must have felt in relation to the handing over ceremony that occurred on Wednesday the 3rd September 2014.

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Ninth parliament

4 DAYS AGO

Dear Editor – The 9th parliament naturally died Monday this week and as we prepare to elect the 10th, it is always good to reflect on the 9th parliament so that their strength and weaknesses can be used to decide who to elect this time round.

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Political Holiness

19 HOURS AGO

I’ve heard so much about the ‘term dirty politics’ and I was wondering as to whether there is a counter argument against that. Sometimes given that we know it, but unable to counter it with another view or opinion, there is a tendency to remain one sided instead of giving a counter view on the argum...

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Why do we have to take care of former PMs’ retirement?

4 DAYS AGO

A POOR nation that hardly can support its education, health and security needs is throwing away $100,000 annually of its tax payers’ hard-earned money to fund the retirement of each of its former prime ministers and their spouses, thanks to the newly passed Prime Minister (Pension & Benefits) Ac...

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Features

Telling stories of and for Melanesian women

5 DAYS AGO
Telling stories of and for Melanesian women

I began by asking Amanda to introduce herself, tell us something about her background and what had brought her to Port Vila.

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Ministers’ spouses assists care centre

11 DAYS AGO

THE Church of Melanesia’s Christian Care Centre (CCC) has been boosted with a timely donation of $34,000 cash, thanks to the spouses of the government ministers led by Prime Minister’s wife, Bronwyn Lilo.

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Bokona Dorcas hold training for women at Phamphylia Village

11 DAYS AGO

MEMBERS of the Bokona SDA Dorcas group carried outa three-day workshop at Phamphylia Village in the Malango Ward of Central Guadalcanal.

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Church organises health forum

12 DAYS AGO

A FIVE-DAY community health development forum aimed at addressing health development plans of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) and it members is being held this week.

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Reggae concert starts today

10 DAYS AGO
Reggae concert starts today

LOCAL reggae group Native Stone Age will don their new T-shirts – courtesy of bemobile Ltd – when they appeared on stage, Saturday.

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Youth Market explodes with busting talents

25 DAYS AGO
Youth Market explodes with busting talents

YOUTH Market’s dance and song competition has opened the doors for exploding talents from Young people in and around Honiara.

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Key Dates

9June - 2014
Temotu  Provincial Day
13June - 2014
Holiday Queen’s Birthday