Workshop affirms DCCG’s commitment to stop corruption

The workshop this week on the National Anti-Corruption Strategy which draws participation from the Government, Civil Society, the Private Sector, Integrity Institutions and Development Partners is an affirmation of the Government’s commitment to fight corruption in the country. Since taking leadership in early 2015, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced to the Nation that his…

Australia still tops visitors’ record here

AUSTRALIA has been recorded as the country that has many of its nationals visiting the country in the second quarter of this year, a recently released statistical bulletin from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) has revealed. The travels were being recorded from tourists’ arrivals and visitor by occupation. “Tourist arrivals for second quarter…

Visitors arrival up18.4%

THE total international arrival of visitors for the second quarter of this year was 11, 546 which is an increase of 18.4 percent (%) compared to the first quarter of this year. This was revealed in a latest statistical Bulletin from the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) this week. Compared to the same quarter…

Reading means access to ideas and information

“ACCESS to reading means access to ideas and information that we cannot find through our own experience,” said Constance Nasi, Under Secretary National Education Service in the Ministry of Education and Human Resources. Literacy is a key part of Solomon Islands’ education system, Ms Nasi told a joint celebration to mark International Literacy Day in…

Provision squad announced soon

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) will soon release a provisional squad in preparation for the Third Stage of the FIFA World Qualifiers. SIFF’s Technical Department Head and senior squad’s captain Henry Fa’arodo Jnr confirmed this to the local media, Thursday. “A provisional list of more than 30 players will be released in two weeks’…

U20 netball finals showdown

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) school league will stage its finals of the U20 category today at the Multipurpose Hall outdoor court. St Nicholas will take on Panatina in the grand final play off of the U20 category at 4:30pm while Selwyn College and Panatina is set to battle the third and fourth positions at…

Women’s football kicks off preparation

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) women’s football division has kicked off their preparations for 2023 Pacific Games set to be staged in Honiara. SIFF’s Women Development Officer (WDO) Diana Justice confirmed this to the local media in a press conference yesterday.  “SIFF’s priority now is to work on our lower age categories competitions,’’ she…

Render Safe Operation set to roll

EXPLOSIVE experts are in the country to assist the Royal Solomon Islands Police in disposing of World War II explosive ordinances. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said the reason for bringing in experts from other countries to be involved in the “RenderSafe operation” is due to the sheer volume of explosive remnants left in the country.…

Djokovic’s appointment confirmed

SPECIAL Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Andrew Mua has confirmed the appointment of Robson Djokovic as the new Chief of Staff. Muaki revealed this after the media highlighted this latest appointment in the media on Thursday. He said Djokovic has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff on Wednesday after all legal formalities were…