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SICCI Holds Positive Meeting with Director of External Trade Wednesday, 19 February 2014 13:29   Director of External Trade Barrett Salato and Chamber of Commerce CEO Jerry Maiki Tengemoana held a constructive discussion on Monday afternoon to clarify misunderstandings between their organisations in recent media statements.   Read More...  
FSII Supports ‘Klinim Taon’ Operation Tuesday, 18 February 2014 11:52   MEMBERS of Social Media group, Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) have supported the initiative taken by the Honiara City Council (HCC) in their operation ‘Klinim Taon’ in restricting the sale of betel nut along the streets of Honiara.   Read More...  
Warriors Held To 2 All Draw Monday, 17 February 2014 14:31   S-LEAUGUE leaders, Solomon Warriors yesterday were close to have their unbeaten run in the competition end following a 2 all draw with league’s underdogs Malaita Kings.   Read More...  
Shaggy’s Show Tickets All Sold Out Monday, 10 February 2014 17:00   AS the 4th Internationally known artist to visit Honiara, Shaggy has made a big difference with tickets for his shows as they were ‘sold out’ to the public. This was confirmed by the organizers, Heritage Park Hotel, after the end of the 90 minutes show.   Read More...  
image SICCI Holds Positive Meeting with Director of External Trade
image FSII Supports ‘Klinim Taon’ Operation
image Warriors Held To 2 All Draw
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Braithwaite Commends Predecessor

Braithwaite Commends Predecessor

THE new RAMSI Special Coordinator Justine Braithwaite has commended her predecessor Nicholas Coppel for his outstanding legacy.

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Vanuatu Speaker Impressed With Study Tour

Vanuatu Speaker Impressed With Study Tour

THE Speaker of Parliament for the Republic of Vanuatu Philip Boedoro has expressed satisfaction following a recent study tour at the National Parliament house. Accompanying the Speaker were...

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Coppel Explains RAMSI Transition To Forum

Coppel Explains RAMSI Transition To Forum

RAMSI Special Coordinator Nicholas Coppel has told the 5th Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum that RAMSI’s development assistance program has been absorbed into Australian Bilateral Aid...

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Toata Challenge Opponents

Toata Challenge Opponents

  TOP S-LEAGUE contenders Solomon Warriors head coach, Moses Toata has challenged other clubs in the league to improve their standard of football and be competive.

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Toata Express Injury Fears

Toata Express  Injury Fears

   WARRIORS head coach, Moses Toata has admitted that the only thing that worries him in charge of the S-League leaders in the 2nd round is injury to his players.

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Maelanga: Good Leaders Needed To Lead Sports

Maelanga: Good Leaders Needed To Lead Sports

  MINISTER responsible for sports, Manasseh Maelanga has called on sports federations to give way to a new generation of leaders to lead their respective federations.

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IFC Pledges To Tackle Unemployment Here

IFC Pledges To Tackle Unemployment Here

  FOLLOWING a signed agreement with the Solomon Islands Government last week, the International Finance Cooperation (IFC) says their institution will tackle the increasing issue of unemployment...

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Christmas Product Sales Evident in Shops

Christmas Product Sales Evident in Shops

  CHRISTMAS season is evidently shown in few shops in Chinatown with the latest display and sale of Christmas products to attract customers.

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Solomon Airlines Introduces Five Services A Week To Brisbane

Solomon Airlines Introduces Five Services A Week To Brisbane

  NATIONAL carrier Solomon Airlines has increased its flights between Honiara and Brisbane to five days a week commencing the week of 11th November.

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Increased local Spending by Tourists Here

Increased local Spending  by Tourists Here

  SIVB Invites More to FB Page Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) has called on public in-tuned to Social Media to help expand the bureau’s audience base. SIVB Marketing...

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Major Milestone in SI Tourism Sector

Major Milestone in SI Tourism Sector

  SOLOMON Islands strive to develop its human resources in the thriving tourism industry sector has now reached another significant milestone in the country’s history.

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Invest More In Tourism, Says Miss Solbrew 2013

Invest More In Tourism, Says Miss Solbrew 2013

  MISS Solbrew 2013 Pannilla Teika (pictured) has urged the National Government to invest more in the tourism sector to improve the country’s economy.

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Women Experience Parliament Debate

Women Experience Parliament Debate

  THIRTY-NINE selected women took part in a mock Parliament session last week at Parliament.

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Youth At Work Entrepreneurships Program Set For March

Youth At Work Entrepreneurships  Program Set For March

  THE SOUTH PACIFIC Commission’s (SPC) Youth At Work program is hoping to roll out its ‘Young Entrepreneurship Program’ starting first week March.

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Local Youth Elected To C’Wealth Council

Local Youth Elected To C’Wealth Council

  A SOLOMON Islands youth has been elected as Pacific’s representative on the Commonwealth Youth Council.

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RSIPF Host Program With Churches

RSIPF Host Program With Churches

  THE ROYAL Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) last week hosted the men’s choir group from Kukum Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) at the police headquarters.

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Children's Choir Takes God's Word to Homes

Children's Choir Takes God's Word to Homes

HENDERSON Children’s Choir is a new group started in June 2013 to nurture children and youths their spiritual  upbringing. The group made up of more than 30 children and youths living...

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Workshop Looks Towards Addressing Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Domestic Violence in Society.

Workshop Looks Towards Addressing Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Domestic  Violence in Society.

CLERGIES, Nurses, Laymen, and women leaders of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) has this week undergone two days of thoughtful workshop on how the church and health can address social issues...

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War On African Snail Continues

War On African Snail Continues

  THE war to eradicate the Giant African Snail in Solomon Islands is still on,  as the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock through its Quarantine Department issued ‘Snail Baits’...

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RTC Establishes Organic Trial Farming Project

RTC Establishes Organic Trial Farming Project

  SOLOMON Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTS) has established an agriculture trial farming scheme at two Rural Training Centres (RTC) in Malaita and Guadalcanal. The...

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Observer Recommends Grass Planting

Observer Recommends Grass Planting

  THE Director of Christian Education for the Presbyterian Church in Vanuatu has recommended that Rural Training Centres (RTC) in the country tap into grass planting. Johnny Tomatelu,...

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‘Hair Found In Fish N’ Chips’

‘Hair Found In Fish N’ Chips’

  A CONCERNED citizen from Isabel province has uttered his disappointment after he found a piece of hair in fish and chips bought for launch at the Kingsley Kai Bar at Point Cruz.

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Increased Rate on Domestic Waste Generation

Increased Rate on Domestic Waste Generation

    THE Director of Environmental Health Division (EHD) of the Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS) Tom Nanau said the rate of domestic waste generation in Honiara has slightly...

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Ensuring National Access to Reproductive Health

Ensuring National Access to Reproductive Health

  THE Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS) has been funded by the UNFPA to implement a nationwide reproductive health assessment throughout the country. According to Permanent...

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Zero Tolerance At Shaggy Show

Zero Tolerance At Shaggy Show

  POLICE will activate a zero tolerance action during their launch ‘SHAGGY Operation’, cracking down illegal activities today at the Heritage Park Hotel.

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Wickham Crowned Miss Charity

Wickham Crowned Miss Charity

  MISS Tema Wickam as Miss Carpenters Solomon Islands was crowned the 2013 Miss Charity queen after she raised $325,000 as part of her charity fundraising work for Goldie College.

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Kyla Given Second Chance Survival

Kyla Given Second Chance Survival

  KYLA was a female goat that was abandoned by her mother when she discovered her cub has been in contact with a student shortly after her delivery at Don Bosco Training Institute farm...

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Australian Volunteers Set to Take up Roles Here

Australian Volunteers Set  to Take up Roles  Here

  New group of Australian Volunteers set to take up various roles in Solomon Islands.

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Huge Challenge To Address Short Bus Routes

Huge Challenge To Address Short Bus Routes

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Gov’t Human Resource Managers Awarded

Gov’t Human Resource  Managers Awarded

  THE Ministry of Public Service has presented Human Resources Managers Excellence awards for 2013.

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Graduate Scheme Targets Five Provinces

Graduate Scheme Targets Five Provinces

  SOLOMON Islands Association of Rural Vocational Training Centre (SIARVTC) funded 2013-2014 under Graduate Scheme training program have this year expanded to five provinces in the Solomon...

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Teachers Urged To Provide Quality Education

Teachers Urged To Provide Quality Education

  Teachers are urged to stay committed to their profession to ensure quality education is provided to the nation. Speaking at World Teachers Day event, Friday, Solomon Islands National...

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Teachers Holds The Key To Better Future: Ngele

Teachers Holds The Key  To Better Future: Ngele

  THE under-secretary of the Ministry of Education, Timothy Ngele told teachers that they hold the key for a better future and quality education in the country. Mr Ngele expressed...

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