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Saturday, May 30, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Tuna worry

    NFD & Soltuna wary of what future holds with SI’s graduation from LDC   BY MIKE PUIA GIZO THE country’s premier fishing company, National Fisheries Developments (NFD), is worried about the impact the country’s graduation out of the...


    THE Solomon Islands Cocoa and chocolate week 2017 in collaboration with PHAMA (Pacific Horticulture and Agricultural Market Access program) programme launched Solomons Gold chocolate yesterday. The country now produces its very own chocolate which is...

    Australian partnership with Tourism Solomons to grow important holiday market

    A major milestone was achieved earlier this week in welcoming a formal partnership agreement between Tourism Solomons and Strongim Bisnis, an Australian Aid private sector development initiative. The partnership will work to increase awareness of...

    SIPA tightens screw on internal financial control

    By Alfred Sasako   THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) has tightened the screws on internal financial control following forensic audit has uncovered anomalies, it was revealed yesterday. “Most of the anomalies have now been sorted out...

    “Tax the killers”

    Increase duty on tobacco & alcohol products to help reduce pressure on health system: Wale   By Gary Hatigeva MEMBER of Parliament for Aoke/Langalanga and Chair of the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC), Matthew Wale has urged...

    New $40 note and $2 coin part of circulation currency  

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA CENTRAL Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) clarifies that the new $40 banknote and $2 coin launched is part of the country’s circulation currency. This means that the public can exchange goods and services...

    Important Bill For low income earners in Parliament

    THE Government is expecting to debate either to impose tax exemption on low income earners or leave the tax threshold as it is. The Income Tax Amendment Bill 2019...

    Air Canada partnership to benefit Solomon Islanders

    SOLOMON Islands nationals travelling to Canada as part of the foreign worker programme or migrating under permanent residence nomination programme from Guadalcanal province, will be benefiting from a new partnership arrangement with Air Canada...

    SI SOE website launched

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands is the first Melanesian country and second in the Pacific to launch a State Owned Enterprises (SOE) website which contains information regarding SOE portfolio, financial statements and annual reports. The...

    Coconut research key to opportunities for SI coconut industry

    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE IF we can increase research and target research on specific products, we can engage companies. This is according to Coconut Industry representative, Mr Rudolph H Dora who was speaking under the topic...