PM STRONGLY SUPPORT PCDF

17 years on after the current Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare took to the podium of the United Nations to call for donor support for the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) initiative; people are now benefiting from small infrastructure projects, thanks to the PCDF. The PCDF is responsible for over 294 small infrastructure projects across…

United States Provides Volcanic Monitoring Equipment for Solomon Islands’ Savo Volcano

Today, the United States—through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)—presented state-of-the-art seismometers to monitor the potentially dangerous Savo Volcano in Solomon Islands. The equipment was procured after an official request from the Solomon Islands government Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) to the U.S. government to supplement the…

GOV’T CONFIDENT IN DELIVERING PG2023 DESPITE COVID HURDLES

The Solomon Islands Government is confident to deliver the 2023 Pacific Games as scheduled regardless of the challenges generated by covid-19 in the country. This followed detailed presentations on work progresses to the Prime Minister and Caucus Wednesday this week by the National Hosting Authority (NHA) with its respective Committees. Committees that made presentations on…

Two suspects arrested for murder in Santa Isabel

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Buala Police Station in Isabel Province have arrested and remanded two-murder suspects recently. Acting Director National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID), Superintendent Michael Bole says, “Both male suspects are in their 20s and the deceased in this case a 17-years-old male person.” Acting Director Superintendent Bole…