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YECSI initiates new innovation program

GIVEN the current global COVID-19 pandemic situation dwindling and affecting ‘business-as-usual’ activities, the Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) has come up with an innovative approach to use technology to deliver its services and their new in-house programme “Ennovation Blo Iumi”. 

Malaita completes 24 PCDF projects

MALAITA Provincial Government (MPG) has implemented 24 out of the 35 projects approved for implementation under the 2019-2020 financial years. 

Stranded citizens in Fiji, Vanuatu arrive today

NATIONALS who have been stranded in Fiji and Vanuatu are expected back in the country today on a special Solomon Airlines flight.

Exercise boosts COVID-19 preparedness and response 

A TWO-DAY COVID-19 simulation exercise conducted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) enabled the ministry to identify gaps to improve its preparedness and response to possible entry and outbreak of Covid-19. 

‘youSave’ opens new office

A NEW office has been opened for the National Provident Fund’s youSave saving scheme, Monday.

Police uproot marijuana plants

POLICE at the Henderson Police Station and Aola Police Post have uprooted a total of 121 marijuana plants in the Jericho area of East Central Guadalcanal on 24 May 2020.

Japan announces $216M funding

THE Government of Japan on Tuesday announced a USD$25.8 million ($216 million) in COVID 19 emergency assistance to the country.

Rodgers plays down repatriation fears

THE repatriation of nationals from Australia on Tuesday via a specially arranged flight is creating uneasiness amongst citizens who feared some of the returnees may be COVID-19 carriers.

Conflict of interest hits satellite markets

THE Government and the Honiara City Council’s intention to establish satellite market outlets in the city has been hit by claims of conflict of interest by some councillors who wished to gain from this arrangement.

Locals stranded in the US

EIGHT young Solomon Islanders who have been attending a one-year International Leadership Program in the United States are still stranded in the State of Georgia.

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