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Tina Hydro gets the green light

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In a historic moment for the Solomon Islands, the Tina River Hydropower Development Project has overcome its last major hurdle before construction can finally commence on the much-anticipated SBD1.5 billion renewable energy project. It has been a long and challenging…

AWARDING OF CSI MEDAL TO TIM MATTHEWS

Hon. Matthew C Wale

AWARDING OF CSI MEDAL TO TIM MATTHEWSThe Medal and Awards Committee has made a mockery of the country’s medals and awards by awarding Cross of SI Medal to Tim Matthews, a Queen’s Counsel who lives and practises in Queensland.Tim Matthews…

MASI pays courtesy visit to PM Sogavare

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare today has received a courtesy visit from the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI).MASI president Georgina Kekea thanked the Prime Minister for availing his time to meet with MASI.Ms Kekea also updated the Prime Minister of…

MOFT lashes out at misleading Budget article

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THE Government, through the Ministry of Finance and Treasury, has responded to a front page story in the Islands Sun dated 6th April, 2021, titled, “DCGA to Table $4 Billion Superficial Budget”, describing it as totally misleading. The Permanent Secretary,…

Gov’t takes drastic decision to reduce overall expenditure

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THE Government has taken a drastic decision to reduce overall expenditure from normal SIG revenue sources in order to maintain fiscal stability and affordability of the Government fiscal plan in 2021.   Finance Minister Hon Harry Kuma highlighted this during his…

Prophetic voice of churches must not be compromised

Hon. Matthew C Wale

Prophetic voice of churches must not be compromisedWale reminds churches to maintain arms-length relationship with governmentLeader of the Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale reminded SICA and SIFGA to ensure that churches maintain a strong prophetic voice to the government and the…