Missing $302M

Auditor General report reveals missing vouchers & unretired imprests in Ministry of Finance & Treasury   By Alfred Sasako   MIISSING vouchers and documents amounted to more than $300million of taxpayers’ money has been exposed in the Ministry...

Parliament regularises $7 million supplementary budget

By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT passed the 2018 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2019 yesterday to regularise the $7 million used by the government on services until December last year. This is in accordance with section 50 and section...

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...

Honiara, crime capital of Solomon Islands?

By Alfred Sasako HONIARA, the capital of what was once the Hapi Isles, is now being described in overseas travel advisory websites as the ‘crime capital’ of Solomon Islands and warning tourists to avoid it. Former...

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...

Sogavare misrepresents my statement: Kenilorea Jnr

DEPUTY Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), Peter Kenilorea Jnr says the Prime Minister has totally misrepresented his statement on the determination of the China-Taiwan issue. The FRC Chair and...

PM Hou commended for championing fight against Malaria

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has been applauded for championing the fight against Malaria in the Pacific region. Foreign leaders and donor partners have particularly commended the Prime Minister for initiating the signing of the Asia...

Grade 6 exam likely to phase out by 2019

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE Grade 6 National Examination known as the Solomon Islands Secondary Entrance (SISE) is highly likely to be phased out by 2019. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development...

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...

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