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THE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Treasury Manasseh Sogavare has announced a $3.93 billion budget under the theme ‘Resourcing the basic fundamentals’, Tuesday.

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today will commence hearings into the second supplementary appropriation bill intended to further fund the financial year ending 31st December 2018.

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Malaita Province has the potential to supply the country with carrots says a local farmer who grows carrot locally.

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Man accused of rampaging hotel with Backhoe remanded

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A HEADMASTER at a primary school in Gela, Central Province has been charged and remanded in custody for allegedly raping his 15 year-old step daughter.

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THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) anticipates direct tuna shipment to Europe from their Noro Port in the Western Province.

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The ‘Constitution (Amendment) (Dual Citizenship) Bill 2018’ was read the second time in parliament and awaits further deliberation by the members of parliament in the next sitting day.

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CHIEF Executive Officer (CEO) of Indigenous Chamber of Commerce and Trade Solomon Islands (ICCTSI), Charles Dausabea has reiterated the call for police to arrest and prosecute all recipients of the shipping grant.

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These so called rationalisations under structural adjustment programs pushed by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and International Monetary Fund (IFM) have not had the effect that was promised.

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A 36-YEAR-OLD father is facing two charges of allegedly committing incest with his 17-year-old daughter at Hirolegu Village, West Hograno, Isabel Province.

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THE former Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services Edmond Sikua has been found guilty of three counts of official corruption involving more than $250,000.

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IN an attempt to reduce the harm that the illicit substance of Kwaso causes to communities throughout the country, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is rolling out a Kwaso Action Plan under the umbrella of its Crime Prevention Strategy.

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