COMBINED CHURCH CHOIR TONIGHT

LONDON Community Gospel Choir will be joining choirs in Honiara at a free combined church choir concert to be held this evening at Saint Barnabas Cathedral. The visiting gospel choir will join choirs from Solomon Islands Christian Association (SICA) and Solomon Islands Full Gospel Association (SIFGA). A statement from British High Commission in Honiara said…

SIG AND CHINA OFFICIALS HELD PRODUCTIVE DIALOGUE

The visiting China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA) led by its Vice Chairman Mr. Tang Wenghong recently held a comprehensive and productive dialogue with Permanent Secretaries of line Ministries on the development cooperation between Solomon Islands and the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). The development dialogue provides an opportunity for fruitful exchanges that culminated into…

Malaita Full Assembly Meeting next week

THE Malaita Full Assembly Meeting for the original budget 2023-2024 is scheduled for Monday next week. The Malaita Provincial Speaker, Ronnie Butala, confirmed this in a notice put up for the meeting. The Provincial Public Accounts Committee PPAC is currently scrutinising the budget ahead of the meeting next week. The notice put up by Speaker…

Mercy will be back, thanks US

SO it had been announced that US Navy Hospital Ship ‘Mercy’ will return to our shores come November 19 when the 2023 Pacific Games will commence. This is made possible thanks to the understanding of the US Government for allowing this floating hospital to arrive and support the country host this biggest regional games. In…

Feni grateful for support

THE 2022/2023 Telekom S-league (TSL) season’s top scorer, Gagame Feni has acknowledged the support rendered to him throughout the season to finish off as the golden boot winner. Feni who finished the TSL season with a staggering 34 goals said without such support, he would not have made that achievement. “Firstly I want to give…

Rafa makes professional debut

SOLOMON Islands’ star Raphael Lea’i has made his professional debut in European football. Solomon Islands football fans can be extremely happy: the 19-year-old football star Raphael Lea’i made his professional debut as his new club FK Velež Mostar draw this Sunday (20th March) against FK Sloboda Tuzla – the young star came from the bench…

Pacific SOE commercialisation can support decarbonisation, climate change mitigation — ADB Report

COMMERCIALISATION is an important tool in the arsenal of Pacific state-owned utilities as they seek to decarbonise and mitigate climate change-related risks, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. Finding Balance 2023: Benchmarking Performance and Building Climate Resilience in Pacific State-Owned Enterprises compares the performance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in nine Pacific island…