IMMIGRATION WOE

Officers suspended over breach of virus regulation By ANDREW FANASIA THREE Solomon Islands Immigration Officers were suspended for insubordination against the gazetted regulations restricting the entry of any person who have been to countries that have confirmed cases of coronavirus. The suspended officers were Immigration Deputy Director Chris Akosawa and his two other officers Thomas…

Floating motel proposed

A Floating Motel project is being proposed to be built in Malaita Province and it will be the first of its kind in Solomon Islands. According to its architectural plan the floating-motel was designed at 100 feet long and 30 feet wide in size. The project was locally initiated by a local building constructor Timothy…

SI commends the outgoing MSG DG

THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele has highly commended the good work done by the outgoing Director General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat, Ambassador Amena Yavoli for the past 4 years.  Speaking during the MSG Foreign Ministers Meeting in Suva on Wednesday this week, Minister Manele acknowledge and…

CONFLICT OF INTEREST, SAYS TSI

WOMAN MP GRANTS CONSTITUENCY SCHOLARSHIP TO SPOUSE; CORRUPT CONDUCT Transparency Solomon Islands commends the media for keeping the public informed about the action/decision of the member of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Hon. Lanelle Tanagada awarding her husband one of the six Constituency Scholarships allocated to the Constituency. What is of concern and more disturbing to note…

MHMS’s operation plan launched

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) on Wednesday launch its consolidated Annual Operation Plans (AOP) for the year 2020. Speaking at the launching Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil said the 2020 AOP and Budget sets forth the focus of efforts and Ministry’s organisational commitments for the current fiscal year. “Consistent with our National Health Strategic…