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ESP boosts copra trading says private exporter

The Government Economic Stimulus Package has boosted the copra industry since the implementation of the initiative in 2020. This is according to Company Recruiter of Solomon Islands Commodities Private Limited, Dilip Kumar Acharya. Mr. Acharya who works for the private…

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MAL supports Northwest Guadalcanal Noni farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Guadalcanal Agriculture Extension Division has delivered farming tools to two farmer groups at Tamboko community in Northwest Guadalcanal recently. The support included distribution of wheel barrows and pruning tools purposely to…

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Govt’s policy redirection targets vibrant economic recovery

The Government’s Policy Redirection is the Government’s strategy to prioritise budget spending on specific targeted objectives in all sectors, with specific focus on the productive and resource sectors. The aim is to support the economy in response to negative impacts…

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Malaita Communities welcome Winrock’s SCALE-NRM initiative

A team from Winrock International’s Strengthening, Capacity, Agriculture, Livelihood and Environment – Natural Resource Management (SCALE-NRM) program based in Auki, Malaita, has successfully completed one of their first awareness and community consultation programs, in East Fataleka and East Kwara’ae regions. …

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Man stabbed girlfriend to death in Western Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested a man who has stabbed his girlfriend with a small knife at Niumanda village in Western Province on 23 May 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent…

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PM cautions foreigners from high-risk countries

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has issued a stern warning to foreigners from high-risk countries that failed to comply with COVID-19 vaccination protocols will not be allowed to enter the country. Speaking during his nationwide address Monday this week, the Prime…

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DPM HAILS SI PORTS AUTHORITY NORO FACILITIES

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure Development Manasseh Maelanga has praised the Solomon Islands Ports Authority for continuing to modernize its facilities at its second international Port of Noro, Western Province. Hon. Maelanga and his Permanent Secretary Stephen Maesiola…

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EOD officers remove 101 UXOs in Honiara

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has removed 101unexploded ordnance (UXOs) at Gilbert Camp in Honiara in a two days operation from yesterday (16 May 2021) and today (17 May 2021). Officer-in-charge (OIC) EOD…

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AMBASSADOR FUGUI VOWS TO FULFILL MISSION

Solomon Islands first Ambassador designate to the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), His Excellency John Moffat Fugui has vowed to meet expectations placed on him by the Government in his new role in Beijing. He was commissioned on Thursday 13…

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PM disappointed; issues stern warning to companies

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned that private or commercial companies that undermines the safety and security of this country will be dealt with. The Prime Minister made this statement during his nationwide address today following reports that several private…