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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

FAO support SIG addressing negative impacts on forestry and climate change

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been working with the Solomon Islands Government on ways to sustainably manage our forest. In an inception workshop with Guadalcanal provincial leaders on Wednesday 23...

Choiseul calls on MHMS to assess rural health facilities

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU MEMBER of the Provincial Assembly for Choiseul province, Nerio Ulemiki has urged the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and provincial health authority (PHA) to carry out surveys on health facilities...

High risk flight

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Second repatriation of Philippines students to arrive today BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A second repatriation flight for Solomon Islands students in Philippines is expected to arrive in the country today, says Jimmie Rodgers, Secretary to Prime...

Guadalcanal plans to limit logging operations

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA GUADALCANAL Province is planning to limit the number of logging companies operating in the province and focus more on conserving the environment. Premier Francis Sade revealed this during the 38th second appointed day...

Guadalcanal to reopen CITREC program

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Guadalcanal is working on reopening the once popular CITREC job opportunity in Canada. “The task of reopening the CITREC program is ongoing,” Guadalcanal premier Francis Sade echoed. He said under this the Canadian...

Australia to build a naval base in Solomon Islands

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By Alfred Sasako   AUSTRALIA now appears certain to build a naval base in Solomon Islands, the first such undertaking by an Australian government since World War II. The first hint on the secret arrangement came from...

NCD tops deaths at Buala hospital 2018

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI NON-Communicable Diseases (NCD) has reportedly caused most deaths at Buala Hospital for the first stanza of this year, 2018. According to a report obtained from Buala hospital, the data for NCDs was gathered...

Passport sales scoop $10.7M

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By EDDIE OSIFELO INLAND Revenue Division in the Ministry of Finance and Treasury has collected about $10.7 million from issuance of passports from 2021 to 2022 (January to July). This after the Passport Unit in the...

Talks on Alligator Creek market ongoing 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Discussions to establish the Alligator Creek Market project aimed at giving some breathing space for people on the eastern side of Honiara to sell their products is still ongoing. That’s according to...

MWYCFA condemns report of child rape

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Ministry of Children (MWYCFA) has condemned reports of alleged rape of a six-year-old girl by a 70-year-old man in the Western province. Yesterday, police reported that it had arrested a 70-year-old...