Financial survey set to start

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) in partnership with the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program (PFIP) will commence a ten weeks Financial Inclusion National Demand Side Survey (DSS) from 2nd February till 15th April 2015. A statement from Central Bank said, the main purpose of the Survey is to help Government, the Central Bank and…

SIEA commissions new cable

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) has recently commissioned its 33KV cable from Lungga to Ranadi, removing a constraint in the system in East Honiara. A statement from SIEA’s Chief Executive Officer Solomon Island Pradip Verma said, SIEA had also installed four new 2.5 Mega Watt generators at Lunga and the two new transformers at Honiara…

Moves to power up ministries with solar

The Motech Industries Incorporation of Taiwan has offered to provide solar power to government ministries at the cost of SBD$3.5 million. The company’s Accountant Manager for Asia Pacific Sales Department, Mr Sam Min met with Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare yesterday afternoon about the offer. Mr Min said he came up with the initiative after…

Malaita’s priority areas

Malaita’s Agriculture and Fisheries oriented policy is set on priority areas to get rid of the province’s current money strapped status. Premier Hon. Peter Ramohia told this paper yesterday that their framework policy being finalized prioritizes key areas needed to be addressed at this stage. “We tuned the policy to focus on developing the most…

USPSI expect to enrolmore

THE University of the South Pacific, Solomon Islands (USPSI) campus in Honiara is expecting to enrol 4500 students for thefirst semester this year. This means it’s a huge increase from previous years intake. USPSI campus administrative co-ordinator Layson Leve revealed yesterday that they are expecting an increase of enrolment around 4500 this firstsemester. “This increase…

United Church leaders to be commissioned

LEADERS to work within the various ministries of Wesley United church will be commissioned on Sunday. The leaders will serve the ministries for one year. Rev Willie Maezama said, they will serve under various ministries such as youth, men, women, Island groups, Sunday school, worship team and choir group. “They are purposely to serve within…

Christians told to seek first the kingdom of God

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Eagon Foundation to be formed

Eagon Pacific Plantation Ltd will establish a new charity organisation called ‘Eagon Foundation.’ This foundation will be set up to administer Eagon’s financial support to organisations and communities in the country. Boyoung Moon, Eagon’s Solomon Islands Managing Director said, the foundation is expected to be established soon. “We decided to form this charity organisation to…

A bridge linking two islands in Simbo

ONE of Simbo’s pride is the recently upgraded bridge connecting the two main islands of Ngarovo and Nusa Simbo. The bridge was constructed over a six months period and was completed in early 2013. Its one of the projects under the tsunami recovery project made possible through the partnership of the Western Provincial Government, National…