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We need Anti-Corruption Bill

One of the things Solomon Islanders will be looking forward to this year is the passage of the Anti-Corruption Bill. This is the bill the nation looks forward to its passage in parliament. When it’s passed, it becomes law. Solomon Islands needs this piece of legislation to...

National Geographic – The Solomon Islands

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Explore our untouched paradise with National Geographic! Sparkling warm water, uncrowded surfing, world-class diving and island culture are waiting for your next adventure. Visit Solomons is the official destination site for the Solomon Islands.

Improved child assessment and treatment introduced

A set of guidelines to help save the lives of our young children was launched at the National Referral Hospital Tuesday last week. Called the Paediatric Emergency Standard Treatment Algorithms and Guidelines (PESTAG), it will act as a standard guideline tool to assist doctors and...

Movember raises more funds for men’s health

NEARLY $30,000 was raised at the annual Movember event which concluded on Friday night. The final fundraising effort was held at Honiara Golf club. A statement from the organisers said, close to 30 participants were involved in this year’s Movember. “...nearly $30,000 was raised for mens health...

JICA eyes rural health improvement

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is focusing on a health promoting village project project to improve the health condition of people living in the rural areas. Chief adviser of the project Dr. Rikimaru of JICA said the project will kick start, once the Ministry of...

US TUNA TREATY REVIVED

THE United States of America (USA) and the Pacific nations have re-signed the US-Pacific Tuna Treaty healing the rift caused earlier this year when the US refused to pay up for its tuna fishing days. A historic signing ceremony was done last Saturday at Novotel...

GOV’T FACES $31M LAWSUIT

SOLMARINE Mammal Breeding Centre is claiming $31.8 million in damages and loss from the government in a lawsuit filed in the High Court this week. This is for the ‘raid and destruction’ of their dolphin captive breeding facility on Bungana Island, Central Islands Province, by...

SI leads rejection in tuna deals

SI leads rejection in tuna deals Solomon Islands has been instrumental in the Pacific Islands’ rejection of a number of proposal by distant water fishing nations. Distant water fishing nations included those of the European Union (EU), United States of America (USA)and Japan. This was during...

HOCKEY BOOST

The Solomon Islands hockey Federation (SIFH) has welcomed a young Australian volunteer who will be helping them further enhance the sport in the country. Julian Brazier told Star Sports yesterday that he was very excited to come and offer his knowledge with SIHF. “I am planning...

Ministry launches new website

THE Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology launched its new website at the Iron Bottom Sound (IBS) Hotel in Honiara yesterday morning. The site is http://www.mecdm.gov.sb United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) funded the initiativeunder its institutional strengthening project through the Ministry of Environment,...

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By STEPHEN DIISANGO A NOTABLE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pave way to the long anticipated Submarine Fibre Optic Cable System (SFOCS) has been signed...
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