Support for Malaita MPs to meet premier

MANY ATTEND PUBLIC FORUM By SOLOMON LOFANAin Auki    HUNDREDS of people attended a public forum Malaita for Democracy (M4D) civil society group organised at provincial capital Auki, Friday. The event was organised to allow ordinary Malaitans to express their views of current political and leadership issues. Resolution from yesterday’s event will be presented to…

Parade to open Festival 

THE Third Makira Banana Festival will start with a float from Kira Kira, the provincial capital of Makira Ulawa Province to the festival venue at Kokana Village, West Bauro today. The Kokana Village Chief and his elders will welcome guests and participants as they arrive at the venue, taking them on a tour of the…

U17 VISITS PMO

The Solomon Islands National U-17 men’s team has paid a special visit to Prime Minister Office (PMO) on Thursday. Head coach Stanley Waita and his team management led the boys for the courtesy visit. “Our boys paid a special visit to the Solomon Islands Government’s Prime Minister Office in Honiara today (yesterday),” a statement from…

Malaitan MPs invited for dialogue

First ever Malaita Peoples’ Dialogue By WILSON SAENI In Auki   Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani officially invites Members of Parliament (MP) representing the 14 constituencies in the province to attend the Malaita Peoples Dialogue (MPD) in Auki next week.  Premier Suidani confirmed to the paper saying an official invitation has been sent to 14 MPs…

Deal for Belt, Road Initiative 

The Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of the People’s Republic of China based on the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative framework. The main areas of cooperation under this agreement include policy coordination, facilities connectivity, unimpeded trade, financial integration and…

Bred Bank opens Saturdays for loans processing

BRED Bank Solomon will open its doors tomorrow to allow customers to process personal & home loan applications and open news accounts. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Owen Thomson yesterday confirmed that there will be no other banking services provided on that day except for the two loans applications. “We are opening on Saturday morning from…

New air service agreements with Turkey, UAE 

THE Solomon Islands Government has signed historical air service agreements with the governments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Minister of Communication & Aviation Peter Shanel Agovaka signed the agreements recently which now open up the opportunity for both countries and their designated carriers to formalise services between…

PM meets Xi

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has formally met the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping at the State Guest House Villa 18 on Thursday in Beijing, China. A statement from the Government Communication Unit reported in front of waiting camera crews, the two leaders shook hands, greeted each other before the President invited Mr…