Makira to set up isolation centre

MAKIRA-ULAWA Province will set up its isolation centre at Waimapuru National Secondary School as part of its coronavirus preparedness exercise. Premier Julian Maka’a announced this at provincial capital Kirakira, Monday during the launch of the province’s COVID-19 (coronavirus) Awareness Program. Maka’a said his Government had agreed to set up the Quarantine and Isolation Centre at…

$2.5B GAMES DEAL 

The Solomon Islands Government and Peoples Republic of China (PRC) have signed letters of exchange to fund the 2023 Pacific Games infrastructures worth SBD$2.5 billion.  The signing ceremony was witnessed by top government officials and the officials of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Wednesday, at the Prime Minister’s Office.  Speaking at the signing ceremony, Minister for…

Australian photo competition promotes local products

The Australian Government initiative, Strongim Bisnis, awarded 10 photographers prizes for showcasing Solomon Islands products under a “Buy Local” photograph competition.  The competition was part of a broader effort to encourage Solomon Islanders to buy local products instead of imported substitutes, a statement from Strongim Bisnis said. The competition was conducted in collaboration with local…