NEW PATROL BOAT TARO

Australia and Solomon Islands’ strong and enduring security partnership has reached another milestone on Friday as Solomon Islands received its second Guardian-class Patrol Boat under Australia’s Pacific Maritime Security Program. The High Commissioner for Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr. Robert Sisilo, accepted RSIPV Taro on behalf of the Solomon Islands Government at a ceremony in…

PM: SI still COVID-19 free

SOLOMON Islands remains COVID-19 free. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his nation-wide address on Monday announced that there are no new COVID-19 cases recorded in the last two to three weeks. “I am extremely pleased to announce that we have now been COVID-19 free for more than two weeks,” he said. The Prime Minister said the…

Address threats of UXOs

‘Living on top a man-made volcano’   HONIARA City Council (HCC) and Guadalcanal Province together with the national government must now take the threats of UXO to the public of Honiara and Guadalcanal very seriously. Former Special Secretary to the Government Andrew Muaki told this paper yesterday. His call came after an aviation engineer at…

TRAGIC LOSS 

Bomb blast kills top local aviation engineer and youth leader GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Aviation and Communication (MCA) is mourning the loss of one of our top local qualified aviation engineers who was killed in a bomb blast incident yesterday. Raziv Hilly, from Vella La Vella and Rannoggah in Western Province, was one of…

M4D: Respect of Auki Communique 

Malaita for Democracy (M4D) President, Knoxly Atu has called on the national government to respect the Auki Communique by not allowing any Chinese company to involve in the road upgrade projects in Malaita Province.  Mr. Atu raised the concern in an interview with the Sunday Star in Auki this week. He said the Auki Communique…

BIG JOB LOSS

CBSI: we have lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the year to march   Solomon Islands has lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the formal sector in the year to March this year, the latest figures released by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, have shown. The figures were contained in an article…