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ATM customers of BSP frustrated

ATM customers of Bank South Pacific in Auki have expressed their frustration about a local moneylender who usually takes other customer’s time to do withdrawals at the ATM machines.

In court with Assumpta

  • Botanical manslaughter case committed to High Court 
  • Prosecution to make recommendation to GG
  • One Link trial vacated 
  • Prosecution to respond to representation 

Wale: Sound electoral system is good democracy

MEMBERS of parliament have shown a vested interest in making sure the Electoral System and processes in the country work better despite various ideologies regarding how the system works.


WHILE the result for the North East Guadalcanal Constituency bye-election has been announced, Central Honiara voters are now likely to wait a little longer.

Lauru, Frigates first to arrive

TWO provincial teams, Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two provincial teams to arrive in Honiara ahead of the Solomon Cup tournament.

APTC partnership with SI commended

MINISTER for Education and Human Resource Development has commended Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) for the existing partnership in education and training. 

HRUA thanks teams

HONIARA Rugby Union Association (HRUA) acknowledges the sportsmanship behavior from both teams and rugby fans of the recently held grand finals of the HRUA 2020 league.

KiraKira Ramp to cost $5million, not $29m

THE Premier of Makira Ulawa Province, Julian Maka’a says building the KiraKira Ramp will cost $5 million, but to build a wharf will cost $29 million.

Govt’s move to ban Facebook

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly objects the Cabinet’s decision regarding the temporary ban on Facebook. Banning Facebook is not the solution to the issues given in support of the Executive Government’s decision to ban Facebook. 

Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) on behalf of its members has expressed disappointment over the lack of consultation and the short notice given in regards to the public holiday on Wednesday 18 November 2020.

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