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Driver gets two and half yrs for fatal accident 

THE driver of a tipper truck that hit and killed a man at the Tenaru Market last September has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison, Wednesday.

Kava farmers hail visit by DBSI

RURAL Kava farmers in West and Central Kwara’ae constituency, Malaita Province have acknowledged the visit by the Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) Tukana Bovoro to Malaita last week.

Call to build Aligegeo dining hall 

A CONCERNED parent wants to see Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School (PSS) dining hall in Malaita Province upgraded.

MP praised for ‘Banana flour’ discovery

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for North West Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke has received widespread commendation from the public for uncovering his constituency’s tale on producing flour from the Banana plant.

GP queried on new vehicles

MEMBERS of the Guadalcanal public are querying their Provincial Government on the recent purchases of two new vehicles.

City expects major facelift with $243m support

HONIARA City is expected to be transformed in the next 24 months, thanks to the government and people of Japan for the huge support of SBD$243,000,000.00.

Pacific regionalism forever changed

The fallout from last Wednesday’s election of the Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat does not come as a surprise to me. We had been warned that if the Forum leaders did not seek to stick to what has always been an unwritten convention and agreement there would be repercussions.

Police condemned, urged to uphold strong discipline

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly condemned the alleged stealing of more than $300,000 under police custody, by an officer within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF).

Rights of persons with disabilities

Dear Editor - Examining whether the rights of persons with disabilities are being adequately acknowledged and met.

Coping with food security 

Dear Editor - I read that some governments have been accused of having a ‘profound misunderstanding’ of the causes of poverty and food insecurity in their countries amidst the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. 

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