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We lead the Pacific in reforms SOLOMON Islands is one of the leading reformers in the Pacific. Paul Holden, Lead Economist & Team Leader of Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), highlighted this in Honiara, Tuesday. Dr Holden said this has resulted in growth for a period of 10 years of more than 3 percent.…

PM meets our students in Taiwan

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his high level delegation on Monday met with the local students studying in Taiwan. Reports reaching the paper said, during the brief meet Mr Sogavare encouraged the students to continue pursue their dreams to help develop the country upon their return. One of the local students Selo Akutu told the…

SI a low mobility nation: Report

SOLOMON Islands is classified as a low mobility nation in the region due to its distinct lack of outward migrations, according to Pacific Mobility Report launched recently. The three Melanesian countries of Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu have among the lowest rates of outward migration in the world due to severely restricted external…

SIPHRAA slams eviction notice

Solomon Islands Peoples Human Rights Advocacy Association (SIPHRAA) has called on Levers Solomon Ltd (LSL) and Levukal Trust Board (Inc) to settle the redundancy and entitlement claims of non-striking workers of Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL), before issuing any eviction notice. Speaking to the Solomon Star in response to an eviction notice issued by…