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Solomon Islands Electricity Authority trading as Solomon Power Ltd has contributed 1 million dollars towards the ‘Bringing Our Students Home Project.’

Passport renewals now in Australia

The Consulate General of Solomon Islands in Brisbane, Australia has opened its doors as the country’s first diplomatic mission to offer passport renewal services to Solomon Islanders outside of the country on Monday.

By-election date announced

VOTERS from North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara Constituencies will go to the polls on the 18th November to elect their members of parliament. 


PNG to reduce tertiary assistance to SI

ANZ waives online international money transfer fees to Pacific


Sending money home to friends and family in the Solomon Islands will be cheaper for ANZ customers from Monday after ANZ announced the temporary waiver of its $7 international money transfer fee for online foreign currency payments made from Australia and New Zealand into ten Pacific countries.

PM hails entities for assistance

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says the Solomon Islands Government has been blessed to receive assistance towards meeting the financial expense of the Philippines students as they go into hotels awaiting their return flights home.

NWGDA successfully held COVID-19 training 

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) last Friday had successfully held its Covid-19 training at Pisei meeting area in North West Guadalcanal. 

More Gizo residents engage in healthy activities


THE number of people involved in healthy sporting activities in Gizo, Western Province has visibly risen over the last month or so and is a good thing to see says Gizo resident Kisina Obed.

Gov’t continues to sort students’ visas

The Solomon Islands Government continues to work on sorting out expired Visas of students studying in the Philippines.

PRC team visit NHA 

After successfully completing their three COVID19 tests and 14 days quarantine in good health, the 17 Chinese nationals visited the National Hosting Authority (NHA) last week.

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