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An insider’s guide to changing the world

By Gordon Peake After recent heavy labour in the salt mines of technical report-writing, engaging with this inspiring book stirred in me an intense feeling for which there is no one single word in English. A Portuguese word captures it…

Alcohol ban to be enforced

City Mayor Eddie Siapu said a plan is in place to ban alcohol in the city. He said HCC is working with Royal Solomon Islands Police to impose a ban on sell of liquor in Honiara City in our efforts…

Respect Honiara: Premier Sade

𝗢𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝗲𝗿𝗚𝘂𝗮𝗱𝗮𝗹𝗰𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗚overnment The Guadalcanal Province Premier Francis Belande Sade calls on people to respect Honiara. The call is made in light of the rioting, looting and destruction of business properties in the capital city last week.…

FIFA boss congratulates Central Coast FC

By Simon Abana, SIFF FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent a congratulatory message to SIFF President William to the newly crowned Telekom S-League champions Central Coast FC. Infantino wrote, “Please allow me to congratulate Central Coast FC for having been crowned…

Statement from Henry Puna

SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM Situation in the Solomon Islands The Solomon Islands is a valued member of the Pacific Islands Forum and as part of the Forum Family, it is with deep regret that we have watched…

Sogavare

PM commends police and anti-unrest communities

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has commended the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and City residents the stood with police to stop the spread of violence during the recent political unrest in Honiara. Police could have resort to use of…

RSIPF will conduct curfew starts 7pm tonight

The Governor-General of Solomon Islands, His Excellency has signed into effect a Declaration under the Preservation of Public Security Act and subsequent Regulations giving effect to the Declaration. The Preservation of Public Security (No.2) Regulations 2021 (LN 334 of 2021)…