2023 game changers

SIEC outlines cost-cutting priority measures for orderly elections in next NGE By Alfred Sasako THE Chairman of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission and Speaker of the National...

Customs hard at work against coronavirus

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO CUSTOMS assures public that it is monitoring all vessels coming into Solomon Islands. SOLOMON Islands Customs and Excise Division (SICED) Comptroller Jim Sutton...

Cabinet approves $20m to support MHMS emergency preparedness and response

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO CABINET has endorsed $20 million in support of the emergency preparedness and response in terms of the current situation, says Pauline McNeil, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of...

SI awaits test results for 4 coronavirus suspects

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE country is waiting for test results to its first suspected coronavirus cases. Samples taken from the suspects were sent to Melbourne, Australia,...

Parliament ‘likely’ to resume in March

By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT is expected to resume its meeting in March, says clerk David Kusilifu. This follows Parliament session being in suspense after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare moved...

First test lane will come into operation soon

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Ministry of Infrastructure Development first Test lane site to provide professional vehicle inspection will soon come into operation in Honiara. The test lane...

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...

Travel ban?

Health ministry suggests the surest temporary means of protecting Solomon Islands, all eyes on cabinet to decide BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Ministry of health and medical...

PM addresses high-level malaria summit

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has told a high-level roundtable meeting at the UNGA that Solomon Islands has reduced the number of malaria cases over the last 24 years. The Prime Minister said Malaria cases in...

SI in ‘high risk’ areas, prevention efforts continue

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Solomon Islands is grouped with the ‘high risk’ areas regarding the coronavirus and work has started to stop it reaching the country, health official says.


Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.

Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia...

Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is...

Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework...

PM to produce PIF report to Cabinet

By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will present the report of the government’s trip to the recent...

Aust announces $11m funding for marine pollution

BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THE Australian government has announced SBD$11m for the Pacific Regional Environment programme to...
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