Category Opinion

Agreement forecasted to benefit Solomon Islanders

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“We must plan for tomorrow. “Plan things that will benefit our children, their children and their children’s children. “Let’s not be egotistical or selfish and take all the benefits for ourselves today. No.”  (Ben Afuga) It was reported last week that…

SI: Measles alert

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In the Solomon Islands the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is on alert in the wake of the measles outbreak in a number of Pacific Island countries, including Samoa, Fiji and Tonga. “Children are most at risk during…

Greening Honiara and provincial centres

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In his speech, during the Business Excellence Award (BEA) last weekend, the Prime Minister, the Hon. Manasseh Sogavare mentioned that the Government was embarking on the modernisation of the Honiara Central Business District and provincial centres as well which would…

Govt promises a CT-Scan machine for NRH

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Ben’s article went on to say, quote: The Minister for Finance and Treasury Harry Kuma, announced in Parliament last week that the government will increase allocation to the ministry of health and medical services. “Despite limited Government resources and the…