SI supports AOSIS: PM

PRIME Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has told a meeting of the heads of states and governments of the ‘Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) that Solomon Islands fully supports the organisation’s objective to push for the Adoption of Multidimensional Vulnerability Index (MVI) at the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Addressing AOSIS leaders in, New York…

In Court with Assumpta

East Kwaio murder judgement set for October 6 JUDGEMENT for two men who stood trial for the murder of a woman in East Kwaio, Malaita, in 2019 will be delivered on October 6. This followed the closing submissions on Tuesday before Justice Maelyn Bird. Sonny Bakua and John Manassah had been tried in the trial…

Kongulai low water levels continue to impact water supply in Honiara

Solomon Water continues to experience severe water shortages at its Kongulai source affecting many customers in Honiara. This started in July this year and as of this week there have been no significant changes to the situation. Chief Executive Officer Ian Gooden says, “𝘞𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘸𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘒𝘰𝘯𝘨𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘪 𝘴𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦…

Gov’t affirms support to SICD Policy

The Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DGCA) has affirmed its sincere support to the first-ever Solomon Islands Constituency Development Policy (SICD) which is currently in its consultation phase. Policy Secretary- Resource Sector from the Prime Minister’s Office (OPMC) Jimson Tanangada made this affirmation on Thursday during the SICD Policy consultation held at the Pacific Casino…

“BE CALM”

MHMS calls on the public not to panic despite the drug shortage at the National Medical Store as new supplies will be released today from its shipping agents and the Honiara Port THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has confirmed the shortage of medical drugs at the National Medical Stores (NMS) but calls…

US JILTS PIF

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna, seeks invite to Biden-Pacific Leaders’ Summit after hearing reports of no plans by Washington to invite him THE Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Henry Puna, is in the United States in the hope US President, Joe Biden, would change his mind and invite him to…