PM switch on the light

BY CHARLES KADAMANA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare last night switched on the new LED light and CCTV Surveillance System that will increase the confidence of the public in Solomon Island Ports Authority ability to ensure...

Police vehicle in Renbel sold: Varley confirms

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley has confirmed that Police officers at Tingoa RenBel Province have sold the old ex-RAMSI vehicle AB 1530 without authorisation of the Police Force. Island Sun had reported that the...

Mua launches 4-yr national NCD strategic plan

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTER for Health and Medical Services Dickson Mua on Thursday launched the four years multi-sectoral national Non-communicable Diseases strategic plan 2019-2023. The four-year multi sectoral strategic plan is a collaborative effort of...

SINPF records $234.6m profit in 2018

BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) recorded an operating profit of $234.6 million by the end of December 2018. This was expressed in Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Financial Stability...

Genuine support?

Government investigates Taiwan’s $3.2 million rent-an-MP deal By Alfred Sasako   THE Government is believed to be investigating reports that there was more to the statement of support by 16 Government MPs for Taiwan than has been...

3 students on Chinese scholarship

By EDDIE OSIFELO THREE Solomon Islands students will travel to China on Saturday to do their degree programme for the next four years. They are: Shadie Haikau who will do Bachelor of International...

‘China pours in US$630m in trade’

By Mike Puia   CHINA remains this country’s key trading partner even though they don’t have diplomatic ties. The issue of trade came out at the parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee (FRC) hearing that started at the National...

Goodbye CDF

Mainland China promises to give Constituency Development Fund, but only for short time By Mike Puia   THE People’s Republic of China says it is willing to provide flexible money like that provided by the Republic of...

Electoral commission set to test case holding by-election and provincial government election in one...

By Alfred Sasako   THE by-election for East Makira Constituency and the Makira-Ulawa Provincial Government Election due at the end of the year are set to be used as a test case for combining two elections...

Former lands commissioners appointed to the new lands board

By Alfred Sasako   TWO former Lands Commissioners have reportedly been appointed to the Lands Board, sources told Island Sun on Tuesday. Silva Dunge and Fred Soaki were appointed by the Minister of Lands, Survey and Housing,...




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