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  • MRD Officers Benefit from China’s Agricultural Modernization
    by Editor’s Desk on September 15, 2023 at 4:52 am

    OFFICERS from the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) who are currently attending a three-weeks seminar on ‘Rural Development” for Solomon Islands in China had the opportunity to deepen their understanding and knowledge on China’s agriculture transformation and rural development. This was after former Vice-Minister and Representative to the Food and Agriculture Organization to the United Nations (FAO) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), Mr Niu Dun delivered an eye opener and an inspiring presentation on the China’s Reform and Opening Up in Agriculture, Rural Affairs/Development and Farmers in New Era on Tuesday 12th September 2023. The presentation…

  • Solomon Water Announces New Tariff Rates, Effective 1 September 2023
    by Editor’s Desk on September 14, 2023 at 8:46 pm

    SOLOMON Water wishes to advise valued customers there are new tariff rates effective 1 September 2023. The new tariffs represents an increase of 36 cents per kilolitre (tonne) of water for the lowest domestic tariff band. Solomon Water Board Chairman Donald Marahare states, “Solomon Water’s primary goal is to ensure that every household and business in the Solomon Islands has access to safe and reliable water. We understand that any change in tariff rates can be concerning, but I want to assure customers that this adjustment is absolutely necessary to maintain the level of service you deserve.” Traditionally, Solomon Water…

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  • National Stadium Workers Unhappy About Official Handing over Ceremony
    by Editor’s Desk on August 31, 2023 at 3:28 am

    BY CHRIS ALEX THE official handover ceremony for the National Stadium to the Solomon Islands Government by the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Friday, August 18, angered workers from the 2023 Pacific Games National Stadium Project. RAW SPORTS spoke to several of the local and Chinese workers, who have been employed by

  • 2023 Pacific Games Stadium: Li Ming Says No Political Conditions Attached
    by Editor’s Desk on August 30, 2023 at 10:51 pm

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU THE fruitful outcome of China and Solomon Islands cooperation projects is tangible and visible, according to the People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands. His Excellency, Mr. Li Ming when delivering his keynote address at the recent handing over of the 2023 Pacific Games Stadium Project held at the Sports City,

Sunday Isles Solomon Islands

  • UOG Signs MoU with Ministry of Education to Establish Campus in Honiara
    by Editor’s Desk on September 14, 2023 at 8:26 pm

    MINISTER of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), Hon. Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada on Wednesday 13th September, 2023 signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Goroka to establish the University of Goroka Pacific Open Campus in Honiara. Dr Mathew Landu, Pro Vice Chancellor Academic, Research and Innovation of the University of Goroka signed the

  • PM Sogavare Emphasizes the Importance of Development over Politics
    by Editor’s Desk on September 8, 2023 at 12:09 am

    PRIME Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP has echoed the sentiment that as a least developing country Solomon Islands greatest need is development and not geo- politicking. The Prime Minister reiterated the message in his speech this week to farewell the out- going Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC) ambassador to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Li Ming.

  • Venda-venda: Guadalcanal’s Traditional Delicacy
    by Editor’s Desk on August 17, 2023 at 1:46 am

    BY JOHN HOUANIHAU YOU may be asking, what is Venda-venda? It is a traditional food of Guadalcanal Province, the largest island in the Solomon Islands. It’s basically a mixture of roasted coconut fiber and taro, and besides that, it involves mashing cooked pealed taro in a traditional wooden bowl called Popo with a long carved

  • Tinakula Festival: Women Showcase Bone Bone Cooking Skills
    by Editor’s Desk on August 3, 2023 at 2:53 am

    BY JOY OFASIA LOCALS got to indulge their taste buds in bone bone food as women from Santa Cruz, in Temotu province showcased their traditional cooking skills during the Tinakula Festival of Arts and Culture over the weekend at the Solomon Islands National University Village, east of Honiara. Sold during the two-day-long event were roasted

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