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PM commend Ports CEO, team ‘Bio-security boost for SIPA’


PRIME MINISTER Manasseh Sogavare congratulates the Chairman and the CEO of the Solomon Islands Ports Authority for the vision that underpinned the investment which will provide huge benefits to customs and agricultural quarantine and biosecurity. 

HEFTY FINE

Court imposes $37k fine on Bougainville boats, crews

WATER CRISIS HITS CITY

HONIARA City is currently facing a water crisis since last week following the shutting down of Solomon Water’s water source at Kongulai.

TACKLING ILLICIT TRADE


SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eranda Kotelawala says the new state of the art mobile X-ray scanner machine will help to contain and curb the illicit trade activities that are coming through the main port.

Band aid concert cancelled


THE Government special fundraising committee set up to raise funds for the Australian bushfire has announced the cancellation of the second Band Aid concert planned for this Sunday 16th February.

Escapee’s warrant of arrest review, Fri


The court will be reviewing the warrant of arrest issued for one of the prison escapees Frank Firimolea on Friday.

African Swine Flu on the agenda at business info session  

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), as the peak body representing private sector in the country, is supportive of measures taken by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) to contain the spread of the African swine flu into Solomon Islands.

Rainy weather affects newly Auki upgraded road


The newly upgraded road near the Solomon Power powerhouse in Auki, Malaita province deteriorates again following heavy rain experienced in Auki Township over the weekend. 

Tina hydro to boost local jobs


PREPARATIONS for the construction of the access road to the Tina River Hydro-power Development in Central Guadalcanal are now underway and with it, approximately 145 newly created jobs for the local community will be available.

All 5-yo urged to join PPY


THE Ministry of Education and Human resource Development (MEHRD) has called on all parents to enrol their 5 years old into Pre-Primary Year (PPY) to get better education for them.

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