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Thursday, December 2, 2021

    Wale urges govt to withdraw Telco bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader, Matthew Wale has urged the government to consider the Bills and Legislative Committee’s recommendation and withdraw the Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 and undertake further work on it.Wale stressed this during...

    Opposition points out weakness in teleco bill

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government’s sponsored Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 faced stiff resistance from the Opposition in Parliament yesterday.Opposition Leader, Matthew Wale called on the Government to withdraw the Bill and work on it before...

    Cyber Security awareness held at Gizo

    BY BEN BILUAGizoGOVERNMENT Officials are currently in Gizo to carry out Cyber Security awareness.The team today host a workshop at the Chacha Building for Civil Society Organisations and other Non-government Organisations after they met...

    Air Traffic Service trainees graduate

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA total of 15 Air Traffic Service (ATS) trainees have graduated and equipped with additional knowledge to enable them to contribute to the safety of everyone using the Solomon Islands airspace.The...

    New zoom facilities to SPIRES project

    The Stimulating Progress towards Rural Electrification in the Solomon’s Project (SPIRES) recently received its zoom facilities from UNDP during an official handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Mines and Energy conference room. SPIRES is...

    MCA to establish internet surveillance department

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE Ministry of Communication and Aviation (MCA) will establish a new department to manage internet usage in the country.Director of Information, Communication and Technology Services Alwyn Danitofea made the statement during the...

    Gov’t intends to buy some airstrip lands

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government is planning to come up with a budget to purchase land on which certain airstrips in the provinces were built.Most of the provincial airstrips are built on customary land.Ministry of...

    Window to the world opens at Naha school

    BY CHARLES KADAMANAForm seven students of Naha Community High School will now be able to conduct research and upload their assignments at their school.This follows the dedication and opening of its information lab on...

    Telecommunications bill in parliament this week

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Telecommunications (Amendment) Bill 2021 is set down for debate in Parliament this week.This after Minister of Communication and Aviation, Peter Shanel Agovaka presented the second reading of the Bill in Parliament...

    ADB funds solar projects here

    By EDDIE OSIFELOASIAN Development Bank (ADB) has supported Solar Development Project in five provinces in the country.Elmir Elbling, Unit Head of ADB Solomon Islands Pacific Country Office in Honiara, confirmed this when he appeared...