‘Helpful Holidays’ local tourism campaign receives Australian boost

The Australian Government initiative, Strongim Bisnis, is boosting the success of Solomon Airlines’ ‘Helpful Holidays’ domestic tourism initiative. Strongim Bisnis is providing marketing support and helping tourism operators improve their business practices for a domestic traveller market.  The ‘Helpful Holidays’ domestic tourism campaign offers people in Solomon Islands the opportunity to holiday in the provinces…

$40M GRANT DEAL

Solomon Islands Government (SIG) last week signed a US$5 million (SBD$40m) contingent disaster financing grant under the third phase of the Pacific Disaster Resilience Program.   The grant agreement was signed on Friday, 11th December between the Minister of Finance and Treasury Harry Kuma and an Asian Development Bank (ADB) representative in Honiara.  A statement from…

COVID-19 test results soon

THE first test results for our citizens arriving from Manila and Port Moresby on Saturday will be announced soon. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his nationwide address early this week. Sogavare said the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has prioritised the first tests for those that arrived on Saturday…

PM hails new SITESA website

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he is pleased to note that the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development has made history by launching its Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority (SITESA) website. Speaking during his nationwide address on Monday, Sogavare said the MHMS new SITESA website contains the 2021 SIG Training Plan and…

Friends of Kilu’ufi made huge donation to hospital

Kilu’ufi Hospital in Malaita Province boosted with hospital equipment thanks to the group called  “Friend of Kilu’ufi Hospital” for the kindhearted donation, which now makes a positive impact at the Hospital.   Friends of Kilu’ufi hospital Honiara based representatives John Kwaita, Benjamin Afuga together with the Malaita based representatives Joseph Au, and Withlam Saeni formally handed…