Manele shares sympathy with NZ 

The government and people of Solomon Islands has expressed heartfelt sympathy to the government and people of New Zealand for the loss it bears as a result of the COVID-19. Foreign Affairs and External Trade Minister Jeremiah Manele extended the condolence yesterday to New Zealand High Commissioner, Her Excellency Georgina Roberts during the presentation of…

Malaita’s zero tolerance on corruption 

Malaita Provincial Government is exercising zero tolerance for corrupt practices Since taking office, Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government has sacked four senior workers, one female and three males for abuse of office and outright corruption. The four senior workers who received their marching orders under the current MARA government were from the Tourism…

GP gets help from PRC

The Guadalcanal Province (GP) Government on Monday received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Embassy team in Honiara.  Those PPE were donated by the Government of Guangdong Province and Jia Shu Rong Ltd, a private company, a statement from the Guadalcanal Provincial Office said.  Guangdong Provincial Government donated 5,000 medical…

Unlicensed driver fined $4k

A MAN who confessed to traffic offences laid against him early this month has been fined a total of $4,050 yesterday in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court.  Amos Manasseh was sentenced after pleading guilty to the charges of failing to display vehicle license, motor vehicle to be licensed, motor vehicle to be insured, and driving without…

$1.5M DUE

Loggers still owe Malaita, have four days to pay up or leave By WILSON SAENI In Auki   The Malaita Provincial Government expects the commissioner of Forestry and Research not to issue an export permit to all-round logs harvest from Malaita Province as loggers still owe Malaita a sum of $1,460,000.00 ($1.5m). According to a letter…

Mua: repositioning of PPE next priority

THE Ministry for Health and Medical Service (MHMS) next priority is to reposition the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) across the country. The recent arrival of PPEs from China including machines and cartridges for Gene X-pert equipment has already been handed over to the responsible authority and government agencies that are responsible to deliver. MHMS Minister…

MORE CHINESE SCHOLARSHIPS

THE Chinese Government is offering twenty (20) full scholarships for Solomon Islanders to study in China starting this year. This was revealed by the Chinese government in an advertisement being issued to the public.  Under the offer, it will give the opportunity for local students to study in China during the 2020/2021 academic year. Of…