Search still on for missing six 

THE EXTENSIVE search for the six people who went missing at sea in Temotu Province on July 11 is continuing. Director of the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority Thierry Nervale confirmed this on Wednesday in an interview. The Out-Board Motor (OBM) carrying the six people were returning to Manuopo Village, Reef Islands from Lata, Santa Cruz…

GOLD AWARD

Solomon Islands $5 Polymer banknote wins gold   THE newly launched Solomon Islands $5 polymer banknote has won a gold medal in the 2020 Print Industry Craftmanship Awards (PICA), an Australian Print & Visual Communication Association industry competition.  The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) announced this in a media statement issued by CBSI Media…

Isabel Leatherback turtle workshop underway

THE Isabel Leatherback Turtle three days’ workshop is currently underway in Buala, Isabel Province. The three days’ workshop is organized by the Isabel Provincial Government (IPG) in partnership with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) office. Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Disaster Management as well as Minister for Maringe/Kokota Dr. Culwick Togamana was the guest of…

RSIPF assistant chief visits Isabel 

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Assistant Commissioner (AC) Provincial Joseph Manelugu has visited officers at the Buala Police Station in the Isabel Province from 6 to 11 July 2020. The visit was part of his tour to the provincial police stations to discuss discipline issues, police infrastructure, conduct administrative training and preparations for…

TSI: use funds transparently

  TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Ruth Liloqula demands that the government and the COVID-19 Oversight Committee to be transparent in their handling of the COVID-19 funds during the State of Public Emergency (SoPE). Ms Liloqula made the call following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday that Cabinet had approved the recommendation…

Bilikiki training to resume

THE country’s beach soccer team, Bilikiki will resume training once they are given the green light by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). At the moment all football codes are slowly returning to their normal routine in training. Bilikiki like the other two football codes are also preparing for the Oceania Beach soccer championship scheduled…

16 approved quarantine sites 

A TOTAL of 16 quarantine stations (QS) have been approved by the government following a recent amendment to the Emergency Powers (Declaration of Quarantine Stations) Order 2020 (No.3). Of the total, fifteen (15) sites are located in Honiara city and one (1) in Western Province, a statement from the National Emergency Operating Centre (NEOC) said…