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7 points against SINU VC

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By Solomon Suke Dear Editor, Grateful if you can publish this in your publications, including your online mediums. SINU has now had its share of drama not even a month after USP. So much has been alleged against the VC…

The Sovereignty of Solomon Islands Must be Preserved – Always

Peter Keniloria

In over 40 years of independence and conducting of diplomatic relations, no diplomatic ally has publicly spoken directly to Solomon Islanders, including national and provincial leaders, in an admonishing fashion to ‘stop making irresponsible remarks or actions’ against their/global policies,…

Time for a Pacific Community

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by Biman Chand Prasad  The impact of COVID-19 on the world economy is going to be devastating. Indeed, COVID-19 has already decimated the Pacific island economies. Even the two largest economies in the region, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, do…

Fixing the WHO

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Written by Joel Negin Donald Trump’s sharp criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) and slashing of US funding to the institution has successfully distracted some attention from the woeful American response to COVID-19. Perhaps unsurprisingly, some Australian politicians have…

How is Tuvalu securing against COVID-19?

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By Carol Farbotko and Taukiei Kitara As of 1 April 2020, there were no suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tuvalu. The country is, thus far, free of the pandemic. How has this been achieved and will it continue?…