Solomon Islands Covid-19 oversight system demonstrated to be effective

Frank Short 14-Apr-2021

In today’s Solomon Star newspaper an article mentions Solomon Islands has recorded to-date 20 positive coronavirus cases.

Launch of a 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

Frank Short 13-Apr-2021

Today’s Solomon Times Online reports on the the game plan for Pacific climate action through its Nationally Determined Contributions for th

Coronavirus pandemic has hit the SI tourism industry hard

Frank Short 13-Apr-2021

Early last month it was revealed the country lost more than $350million in revenue from international visitors last year due to international border c

NZ Industries desperate for seasonal workers urge government to open borders

Frank Short 13-Apr-2021

In a recent letter I mentioned some 300 or so seasonal workers from Samoa, which is Covid-19 free, had flown to Australia to begin work on farms.

SI Government set to increase taxes in a bid to control smoking, contribute to a clean environment and combat NCDs

Frank Short 13-Apr-2021

The Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma, confirmed the promised new tax measures when he tabled the $4 billion budget in Parliament yesterday

A Cruel Twist of Fate

Frank Short 13-Apr-2021

Today, I have been reflected on news via Radio New Zealand of the death of a former governor and Member of Parliament for the Eastern Highlands Provin

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