SORE IS NEW CITY CLERK

  A FORMER top government official has been picked as Honiara City Council’s new clerk. Rence Sore, a former permanent secretary and special secretary to the Prime Minister, replaces Charles Kelly, whose contract ended last December. Controversial as it may, the appointment was not a surprise to many. When new city mayor Wilson Mamae came…

Police News in Brief

* RSIPF investigates burning incident in Malaita Province* RSIPF investigates alleged infanticide incident in Makira-Ulawa Province RSIPF investigates burning incident in Malaita Province  Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki are investigating a burning incident at Waisisi Village in West Are’Are, Malaita Province on 26 August 2019. Operation Manager at the…

 US Aid reps meet PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his Deputy John Maneniaru met with a high level team from the world’s premier international development agency – USAID led by the Manila-based Regional Director Mr. Sean Callahan. USAID and other major US based Organisations and Agencies including the Millennium Challenge Corporation – MCC, the Peace Corps, and the United…

SICCI highlights investment potential in SI

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) highlighted what Solomon Islands as a country has to offer in terms of potential for business to invest during the 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference. The conference was held in Sydney, Australia from 19-20 August 2019. This is the second successive year SICCI has been…

Tourism Solomons’ Freda Unusi steps down

One of the more high-profile identities on the South Pacific tourism scene, Tourism Solomons’ Freda Unusi has stepped down from the marketing manager role she has held for almost ten years. Announcing the news, Tourism Solomons chairman, Chris Hapa said while the team was very sorry to see Freda leave, the organisation would reflect on…