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Preparing Honiara for 2023 Games

Dear Editor - The Prime Minister last week said Honiara will become a modern city ahead of the Pacific Games in 2023 with the generous help of the Government of Japan with the construction of new road infrastructure to ease traffic flow.

The enduring faith

Dear Editor - As even time swiftly developments on Bangkok where I have found home for many years since leaving the Solomon Islands as long ago as 1999, I reflected on the many countries I was privileged to have served in as a policeman since 1959 and decided to turn to U Tube on my laptop to listen, once more, to the playing of the National anthems of those countries, including, of course, the Solomon Islands, Zambia, Swaziland, Lesothu, Papua News Guinea, South Africa, St Helena Vanuatu and even India, where I never served, but was touched to listen to the playing olf the Evening Hymn, ‘Abide with Me’ at a recently held ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony held in New Delhi. 

PS Dentana: 2021 Budget will focus on key areas 


THE Government’s 2021 Budget will be more focused on key priority areas and critical sectors.

SCHOLARSHIP FRAUD CASE 

Alleged scholarship fraudster’s trial in March

COVID-19 vaccine coming


In terms of our preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has already drafted a policy document on the vaccines and that will be submitted to the government Caucus and then to Cabinet this week.

MHMS on bed shortage 


THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) through the National Referral Hospital (NRH) management is working on a plan to sort out bed shortage at the country’s main hospital.

NZ envoy pays PM a visit


New Zealand High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Her Excellency Georgina Roberts on Monday paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.

BIG PLANS FOR ‘CROWN LAND’


Major projects earmarked for government land in Gizo

‘MAN UP’ CHALLENGE IS BACK

Date set for popular Rugby contest

MAL boosted Sape farm with $618K brand new Backhoe


THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) last Friday officially handed over a brand new backhoe to Sape Farm management to provide greater opportunity for Sape farm to maximize on productivity. 

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