Former lands commissioners appointed to the new lands board

By Alfred Sasako   TWO former Lands Commissioners have reportedly been appointed to the Lands Board, sources told Island Sun on Tuesday. Silva Dunge and Fred Soaki were appointed by the Minister of Lands, Survey and Housing,...

Four more for China

Prime Minister ‘denies’ request for an audience with visiting Taiwanese youths   By Alfred Sasako   THE Office of the Prime Minister has reportedly denied a request by visiting Taiwanese youths for an audience with Prime Minister Manasseh...

Happy fathers day

HAPPY Father’s Day to all fathers in around the country. You all deserved a special day to celebrate. Father’s day is a special day celebrated around the world every year in recognition of the contribution of...

Number of terminated SIG-scholarship drops

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE number of SIG-students terminated has dropped significantly this year, semester 1. Education Ministry (MEHRD) Permanent Secretary tells Island Sun that this semester’s number of terminated students is the lowest ever. Every year, the...

Candidates who failed to submit NGE campaign report referred to police criminal investigation unit...

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA NATIONAL Generation Election (NGE) candidates of 2019 failing to submit campaign Statements of Account are now under review of the National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID). This is confirmed by the Royal Solomon Islands...

Half of students yet to receive allowances in Philippines

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA ALMOST half of Solomon Islands government sponsored students in the Philippines are still waiting for allowances this week, as some have already received theirs last week, it is reported. More than 300 Solomon...

A dead police in Renbel and a deaf HQ in Rove

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is being rocked by reports of corruption in its Renbel police post and a Headquarter which us turning a blind eye. RSIPF headquarters at Rove 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 Cooperation Agreement with Solomon Islands, saying such an accord would open up boundless opportunities for both countries...

For Sogavare’s sake

China or Taiwan? PM to decide on whichever will keep him in power   BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE decision to switch to China or remain with Taiwan will not be made for the good of the country,...

Seneviratne terminated

By Taromane Martin THE National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has confirmed that the president for archery federation and Hockey Federation Mr Nihal Seneviratne has been terminated. A NOCSI statement yesterday said that Mr Seneviratne’s...