24.9 C
Honiara
Monday, September 26, 2022

Akosawa welcomes EU funds to fight trafficking

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Ministry of Commerce, Industry,...

Repairs done to airport runway

Emergency runway repairs have been completed at...

Kenilorea thanks West Kwaio for voting in Claudius Tei’ifi

PARLIAMENTARY Wing leader of the Solomon Islands...

Kabui: PM has not written any letters

0
By EDDIE OSIFELOSPECIAL Secretary to Prime Minister, Albert Kabui says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has never written a character reference letter for a Dion Kingi Paul, who pleaded guilty in an Australian court this...

PM writes reference letter for thief, looter

0
By EDDIE OSIFELOPRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare wrote a character reference letter to support a Dion Kingi Paul, who pleaded guilty to stealing by looting wheels during flooding in Queensland, Australia, early this year.Courier Mail...

SI to pass 5,000 seasonal workers

0
By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE five-year Labour Mobility Strategy (2019-2023) to achieve more than 5000 workers by 2023 is progressing well.More than 4000 workers are currently working under the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) and Pacific Labour...

PACER Plus assists Soltuna secure international market

0
BY BEN BILUAGizoSOLTUNA has secured markets in Australia and New Zealand, thanks to the PACER Plus Agreement.In an interview with Island Sun Gizo earlier this week, Trade Commissioner, Barrett Salato said Soltuna is enjoying...

Australia announces awards for students to study at RTCs

BY JENNIFER KUSAPAACTING Australian High Commissioner Sally-Anne Vincent has announced that Australia through its Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) has awarded 125 students to undertake studies in selected Rural Training Centres.Ms Vincent said out...

VIEWPOINT: Is Chinese Debt Trap Diplomacy myth or realities?

0
Is China’s Investment A Debt Trap? -  A Comparative FindingsBased on the Investment in the United States, Europe and ChinaFRANK S. BILAUPAINE      HoniaraGood morning again fellow Solomon Islanders and keen readers of this...

SI seeks reciprocal visa waiver from Australia & NZ

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele calls on Australia and New Zealand to consider providing reciprocal visa waiver for Solomon Islands passport holders.Minister Manele made the call when he met...

Wood tops SI export to NZ

0
BY BEN BILUAGizoWOOD remains top of Solomon Islands exports to New Zealand valued at $10.,159 million in 2021.In 2020, wood exports to New Zealand dropped, after a steady progress in 2019 but in 2021...

NZ to support tourism here

0
A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to support the tourism sector in Solomon Islands was signed on Tuesday at the New Zealand High Commission, between New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of...

Veke: Australia and Solomon Islands share a robust relationship

0
The relationship between the Australian Government and Solomon Islands is ‘always robust’.Anthony Veke, minister of police, said this during a farewell dinner for the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and Australia Federal Police (AFP)...