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‘We’re ready for business investment’


As the peak body representing private sector, the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) believes the country has so much to offer in terms of business investment.

Eyewitness: Lightening caught homemade antenna before killing mother

THE lightning that struck and killed a woman in her 20s in Baegu Asifola last in Malaita province last week initially caught a homemade antenna before striking the victim.

TSI hails MPs who develop their constituency

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) has acknowledged members of parliament (MP) who are recipients of the national transport grant category 2 [heavy equipment] who have bought the machineries to repair existing roads in their constituency.

Five charged during zero tolerance ops

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested and charged five people during a zero tolerance operation (ops) conducted over the weekend in Honiara.

Nine locals to study in Korea


NINE local students will be leaving the country for study in various fields in Korea under an arrangement with the Korean International Cooperation Agency office (KOICA) this year.

ACOM to ordain new bishop for for Vanuatu

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) will consecrate and install reverend James Tama to the office of the bishop of Vanuatu and New Caledonia this coming Sunday 12th August at Sarakata parish in Santo, Vanuatu.

Waka Mere turns focus to leadership


Twenty women representing seven companies in the country are undertaking a leadership and management course this week through the Waka Mere Commitment to Action.

Opening of Manaoba benefits Northern region

MALAITA province assembly member (MPA) for ward 12 and provincial minister for local government and community development Alfred Wai says the recent opening of Manaoba airstrip is a pride for people in northern region of Malaita province and has benefited the people.

Man jailed for receiving stolen drinks

A MAN who confesses to receiving six cartons of soft drinks that were emanated from a break-in of a storage container at Henderson, East Honiara in 2016 has been sentenced to seven months imprisonment.

7.9% interest for borrowing


BOARD chairman of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF), Peter Boyers has revealed that 7.9% is the interest rate to be paid for the money borrowed by government.

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