A BANKER HEADS SOLOMON POWER 

Former Banker, Kiriau is new SOE Chief    A CENTRAL banker of more than 14 years’ experience is the new Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA), the nation’s second-oldest State-Owned Enterprise. Donald John Kiriau’s appointment was announced by the Board Chairman of SIEA, trading as Solomon Power, David Quan, in…

PM: thank you Choiseul province

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has joined hundreds of people around Choiseul Province to celebrate the province’s 2nd Appointed Day in Taro, Thursday. The Prime Minister when delivering his speech yesterday morning said Choiseul Province is an important province to the country.  Prime Minister Sogavare said Choiseul Province is geo-strategically and economically significant in terms of…

A ‘NEW CITY’ COMING

A well-planned city named ‘Mamara New Capital City’ is now taking shape at Mamara, Northwest Guadalcanal. The Mamara- Tasivarongo- Mavo Development (MTMD) project is coined as a transformational development and is executed under the Private- Public Partnership (PPP) business module. The lead coordinating ministry is the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration, Ministry of…

POLICE THREATENED AT BORDER

Police drone ‘captured by Boungainvilleans’ at the border   About 30 armed Bougainvilleans who allegedly threatened and intimidated Solomon Islands police officers at the Western Border two days ago also captured a police drone and then took off with it to Bougainville, police have revealed. Deputy Commissioner National Security and Operation Support Ian Vaevaso revealed…