Electronic passports set to be used here

FOUR senior Immigration Division officials have successfully completed a four-day training programme on electronic passports and border control and management systems in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week as the Government moves to introduce e-Passports later this year. A statement from the Immigration Division says the four-day training was delivered from 10th to 13th May 2016…

SICCI and SIPA strengthens ties

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is delighted to welcome the interim CEO of the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), Mr. Michael Wate. The appointment of Mr Wate is timely given the operations of SIPA directly affect many of SICCI’s member businesses. In a brief meeting held yesterday, the Chairman of SICCI…

Rini clarifies govt’s cash-flow situation

FINANCE minister Snyder Rini says the government’s current cash-flow and fiscal performances are within the requirements maintained by the ministry. He revealed this in Parliament when asked by the Opposition leader Jeremiah Manele to inform the house about the “current actual cash-flow for the first quarter forecasted cash-flow and the actual revenue collected for the…

MPs urged to comply

In the last few months, the Political Parties Commission has noted various movements of Members of Parliament between political parties. The PPC is reminding political parties and Members of Parliament that are obliged to comply with the Political Parties Act 2014. MP’s wishing to join a party, change parties or resign from a party must…

Kurukuru set for Aussie tour

The Solomon Islands national Futsal team, Kurukuru is set to depart for their Australian tour tomorrow, Thursday May 26. This was confirmed following the green light from the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) and the recently approved funding from SIPA. The team was scheduled to leave last week but due to the hold up on…

Our team needs mental toughness

OFC: Solomon Islands players will need the right mental attitude if they want to win the upcoming OFC Nations Cup in Papua New Guinea, according to the team’s new Technical Advisor Ramon Tribulietx. The 43-year-old Spaniard has a proven recipe for success after guiding his Auckland City side to six OFC Champions League titles in…