Road users told to follow traffic safety rules

VEHICLE users in Malaita Province were being urged to think of safety when travelling on vehicles especially pick-up trucks to avoid accidents. The concern was raised to this paper following a number of incidents where passengers travelling on pick-up vehicles were seen sitting carelessly at the back of the vehicles, which puts their lives at…

NZ rep hails youth participation

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Program Coordinator Josie Anne Ashley was pleased to see the youth’s participation in the community development at Uatae in East Malaita constituency. She was part of the team attending the launching of the Jacob Ladder project – a World Vision Community Service Learning Project (CSLP) at…

PM: financial inclusion an important economic road-map 

THE National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 (NFIS 3), 2021-2035 is an important road-map to guide the nationally driven efforts to improve access to financial services in the Solomon Islands.  Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare stated this during the launching of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 in Honiara last week. The launching also formally recognized…

West Kwaio Constituents receive housing materials 

CONSTITUENTS of the West Kwaio electorate in Malaita province were pleased to receive their shares of housing materials for the constituency’s Housing Scheme, last weekend. The materials were shipped to the constituency via LC Gulatatae 1, thanks to the assistance of parliamentarian Titus Mokofi Fika. Materials received include steel rods, paints, louver glasses, louver frames,…

DCGA gov’t committed in building inclusive economy

THE DCGA Government is committed in building a more equitable and inclusive economy by improving the social and economic livelihoods of all Solomon Islanders. This is guided by the National Development Strategy, 2016-2020 and the DCGA government policy. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted during his speech at the launching of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy…

AIRCRAFTS TO CONTINUE FLY

SOLOMON Airlines will not ground any of its aircraft despite the negative impact of COVID-19 on the industry. That’s according to the Solomon Airlines newly appointed Chairman Frank Wickham when speaking to local journalists for the first time, Tuesday this week in Honiara. “We will not ground any of our aircraft,” he said. The reason…

Courtesy visit by MASI to PM 

MEMBERS of Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday. The MASI delegation was led by president Georgina Kekea,  a statement by Prime Minister Secretariat said, Ms. Kekea at the brief meeting thanked the prime minister for availing his time to meet with MASI. Ms.…