SINU, MCT sign deal

The Solomon Islands National University and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 12 November 2021 that will see the SINU School of Tourism and Hospitality as the major beneficiary. A statement issued by SINU said the MOU will strengthen and enhance cooperation between SINU and MCT in…

Public officers back to duty station

The Public Service has resumed duties on Tuesday following a joint review by the Public Service Ministry in consultation with the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the “Stay-at-Home” notice on Monday. Most public officers in the non-essential services are expected to fully resume duties following the review, a statement issued by Government…

Mayor thankful for support

Mayor of Honiara City Eddie Siapu has thanked business houses, NGOs, community and youth groups for responding to the call for major voluntary clean in the city. In a statement issued by HCC Media Unit he said, as the Head of Honiara City Council Governance, he is profoundly grateful for the overwhelming turn out. “I…

SI Chinese Association says thank you

THE Solomon Islands Chinese Association (SICA) thank all those who help in the clean-up following the aftermath of the recent unrest. In a statement today (1st December 2021) SICA said the association and the Chinese community acknowledge all the good people and residents of this country who had come out in numbers to help with…

Early closure for city schools

ALL Honiara-based schools are now on an early vacation. This came after a survey was conducted over the past days which warrants the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education Human Resource and Development (MEHD) Dr. Franco Rodie using his powers to called off the 2021 academic for all educational institutions in Honiara. The early…

Tauohu’s sentence, Dec 8 

SENTENCE for One Link Pacifica’s manual stream manager Gerrad Tauohu accused of stealing almost $400,000 of the scheme’s customer has been adjourned to Wednesday next week. This is one of the many criminal cases yesterday that was administratively adjourned to next week. Tauohu was convicted in November after a trial of five count of simple…

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Constituents want Auga out

In the light of what transpired in Honiara last week, the people of West Mbaelelea in Malaita Province have called on their Member of Parliament (MP) Augustine Auga to resign from the DCGA government. The call came after chiefs, church leaders, community leaders, women leaders, and youth leaders held a meeting at the Arao Centre…

Gina voted out, new premier soon

WESTERN Provincial Assembly Member for Ward 15 in Munda, David Gina was voted out of the premiership position through a Motion of No Confidence in a Provincial Assembly meeting held on Monday. About 18 Members of the Western Provincial Assembly convened the Provincial Assembly Meeting, which was gazetted by the Ministry of Provincial Government and…