Futsal week Summer Cup next

THE country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru will kick off their Futsal Week Summer Cup campaign against Costa Rica in Pore, Croatia today. This is the first of four pool matches of the Futsal Week Summer Cup. Their second pool match will be up against Italy tomorrow September 2nd, Finland on Friday September 4th and Azerbaijan…

Lockdown not cheap

A dollar you invest in preparedness can actually save you seven to eight dollars of response in any disaster event. Therefore staging a simulated lockdown is not that cheap and easy but it prepares the country for any future disaster event that can cost us million dollars if we are not prepare. All the country…

GOV’T HITS BACK AT NDF ACCUSATIONS

THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement wishes to correct the leader of the Parliamentary opposition’s media statement claiming that the Prime Minister’s $200,000 NDF is not for development but for political expediency. This is not true. The NDF was first established by the ROC when they provided these funds for discretionary use by the Prime…

$120M BOND PURCHASE

SINPF Board purchase new 10-year $120m bond   THE Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) Board has purchased a new 10-year $120 million bond from the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) current $300 million bond issue. This is a new investment that will bring additional income of $6 million per annum on our members fund from…

ATTACK CONDEMNED

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has expressed disappointment at several incidents of rock throwing at NRH vehicles and workers including illegal roadblocks in Honiara during the lockdown period. In a statement yesterday MHMS condemns such outrageous and cowardly acts in the highest possible terms. On Sunday night a health land cruiser was…

ACOM Archbishop tours Malaita’s south

THE Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) the Most Reverend Leonard Dawea visited Southern and Arekwa regions of the Diocese of Malaita from 13th to 20th August. He visited, Hoasiteimwane parish hosted by Manepora community, Sa’a Parish and Walande Parish in Small Malaita region and Marou Parish hosted by Potani’u and Waroha Parish…