DCC assures TSI of ICAC establishment

The Democratic Coalition for Change Government’s Policy team today assured Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) that the establishment of an Independent Commission against Corruption is a matter of priority in the Sogavare-led regime’s policy document. The assurance was made during a presentation by a TSI team on its position on the DCC Government’s proposed establishment of…

Malaria survey scheduled for next month

A PROPOSED Vector Borne Disease Control Program (MVBDCP) survey that supposed to be conducted last year is scheduled to start next month. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Vector Borne Disease Control Program (MVBDCP) organised the survey for all provinces except for Rennel and Bellona Province. Malaria indicator survey coordinator Charles Ghambu said they postponed…

Alleged armed robbers remanded

A young man who allegedly involved in an armed robbery with two others on New Year’s at the new fuel/gas station at Lungga cross-road, have been charged. Twenty-four year-old Anthony Cecil is facing one count of armed robbery and another of possession of firearms and ammunition in certain areas. He is currently in custody after…

Japan to upgrade Honiara office

SOLOMON Islanders who want to trade their products to Japan are hoping the embassy recruits a trade officer this year. This comes as the Japanese Embassy in Honiara prepares to become independent from Papua New Guinea. The Honiara office has been operating under Japan’s Embassy in Port Moresby since 1978. However, the Japanese Foreign and…