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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Solomon Power Signs Financing Agreement with Australia for Tina River Transmission System

    Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydropower...

    Gov’t committed $12.6m for CT Scan construction

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGovernment has committed $12.6millon towards the Computer Tomography (CT) scan project to foot the expenses under its budget allocation for 2021, says Ministry of Health and Medical Services.Ministry of health in...

    Gizo welcomes proposed shredder facility for town

    BY BEN BILUAGizoGIZO Town Council (GTC) welcomes the government’s plan to build a Shredder Facility at the provincial capital.In an interview with SunGizo, Gizo Town Clerk, Charles Kelly said his office is looking forward...

    Aircraft tracker commissioned

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Automatic Dependent Surveillance –Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment to track aircraft location was officially commissioned yesterday for use.The official commissioning and issuance of notice to airmen was done by Minister for Communication...

    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...

    Vaccination trials below 18-yrs ongoing: MHMS

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOCOMPANIES producing covid-19 vaccines globally are still processing trials to include jabbing of children below 18 years of age.The only two approved covid-19 vaccines introduced so far in Solomon Islands are...

    SIPA lights up Noro

    Solomon Ports yesterday officially commissioned the first-ever LED lighting system and CCTV fibre Network for Noro Port, Western Province.This takes Noro Port to become the second Port in the Pacific region behind Honiara Port,...

    Auki celebrate International girls in ICT day 2021

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIFemale students from schools in Auki marked the annual International Girls in ICT Day in Auki yesterday.The one-day programme was facilitated by Women in IT Solomon Islands (WITSI) under Solomon Islands IT...

    Partnership for cheaper power

    THE National Government and the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) are committed in progressing more affordable electricity and continuing the development of the country’s energy infrastructure.A statement from the Ministry of Mines, Energy &...

    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...