Twelve CSSI officers promoted

  Twelve (12) correctional officers received their promotions from their Correctional Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi on Wednesday during the correctional commissioner’s weekly parade at Rove Correctional headquarters in Honiara. A statement from the Correctional Office said Commissioner Manelusi of the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) has formally announced the promotions of officers from rank of senior…

PM: projects line up for China funding

  CHINA is ready to fund projects across the country under its Belt and Road Initiative Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavared signed on to during his visit to the communist nation. That’s according to Sogavare on his arrival in Honiara, Tuesday. The prime minister said the three different funding arrangements that Solomon Islands has to choose…

MAL promotes world food day

HUNGER is a new wave of crisis around the world and in the Solomon Islands which leads to malnutrition. That’s according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Permanent Secretary Ethel France speech to mark the World Food Day in Honiara. She added that with malnutrition it now contributes to what we now know…

Vunagi visits College of Arms in London

GOVERNOR General Sir David Vunagi has appreciated the process of design and granting of Coat of Arms by the British Monarch to Individuals and Institutions in the Commonwealth Realm during a visit to the College of Arms Museum in London Tuesday this week. Sir David was impressed with a collection of all Solomon Islands Coat…

New country head for ANZ Solomons

ANZ on Wednesday announced Martin Beattie as the newly appointed Country Head for its ANZ operation in Solomon Islands. Tessa Price, Regional Executive Pacific said: “Solomon Islands is on the cusp of huge economic change, with a number of major infrastructure projects planned. As the only international bank, it is a great privilege for ANZ to…