MRD finance officer’s sharpens knowledge on SIG new payment system 

Finance and Accounts officers of the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) today (Wednesday 27 July 2022) undergo an awareness session facilitated by the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) project team on the government’s new Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365). FMIS upgrade project was initiated in 2019 to upgrade the Solomon…

9 diagnosed with covid-19

Nine people were diagnosed with Covid-19 case during their post arrival test since the reopening of the international borders and implementation of ‘No mandatory quarantine policy.’ This has prompted Prime Minister Sogavare to reinforce his call to be vigilant in managing all those tested positive to remain at home for period of seven days. “Fellow…

ENERGY MINISTER ENCOURAGES DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS TO SUPPORT RENEWABLE ENERGY ROADMAP

The Minister for Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification, Bradley Tovosia is encouraging development partners to support the country’s energy sector to fund studies in other renewable energy sources like geothermal, biomass, wind and additional hydropower resources. Minister Tovosia made the remarks during last week’s launching of the country’s Renewable Energy Roadmap which was attended by…

The turtle’s name is Solo 

THE name of the 2023 Pacific Games mascot is Solo.  This was announced by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during the inauguration ceremony to name the country’s official Pacific Games 2023 mascot on Wednesday night.    In his nationwide address on Friday, Mr Sogavare said the name of the mascot is simply Solo.  He said this name…

Young tennis team returns

SOLOMON Islands young tennis team returned home following a successful West Pacific Regional Championship campaign in Fiji in the past two weeks. Team Solomon competed against Team Fiji, Vanuatu and PNG in the U12, U14, U16 category. The team in overall competed well in all age categories despite being the first time for most of…