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Suidani commends US support

THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has described the USAID of USD$25 million (SBD$200m) support towards Malaita Province as a great gift from a friend indeed.


The government has dismissed the report that local students currently quarantined at hotels in Manila, Philippines are being fed with pig bones.

Students: stop spreading rumours

LOCAL students who recently arrived from Philippines are calling on the general public to stop spreading rumours on social media or within the communities about them.

Ten for Central Honiara, 4 for N/East Guadalcanal 

A TOTAL of 14 candidates are vying for a seat in next month’s bye-election for Central Honiara and North East Guadalcanal constituencies at the close of nomination on Wednesday.

60yr old nabbed for alleged rape

A 60-year-old man is facing four charges of allegedly having sexual intercourse with an eight-year-old and a 10-year-old girl in 2018 and 2019 at the same location in Noro, Western Province.

Last chance for nomination 

Wednesday is the last chance for candidates to register their nominations for next month’s bye-election. 

U14 champ hands over cup

Western Province Under 14 Girls Champions officially handed over the winning trophy to the Western Provincial Government (WPG) and the Western Football Association (WFA) during a celebration event at the JFK Stadium in Gizo on Monday. The champions arrived to a colorful welcome being staged for them in Gizo.

Firisua, a former central banker up for by-election

A FORMER Central Banker has confirmed her intention to contest the Central Honiara by-election next month.

Taimareho tragedy report released

* MV Taimareho sailed without any clearance of the boarding officer
* Shipowner and master did not comply with the requirements of the safety certificate

Parents urged to remind students

The Government is asking parents and guardians to assist in counseling their returning students from the Philippines to abide by quarantine protocols.

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