Twelve CSSI officers promoted

  Twelve (12) correctional officers received their promotions from their Correctional Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi on Wednesday during the correctional commissioner’s weekly parade at Rove Correctional headquarters in Honiara. A statement from the Correctional Office said Commissioner Manelusi of the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) has formally announced the promotions of officers from rank of senior…

PM: projects line up for China funding

  CHINA is ready to fund projects across the country under its Belt and Road Initiative Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavared signed on to during his visit to the communist nation. That’s according to Sogavare on his arrival in Honiara, Tuesday. The prime minister said the three different funding arrangements that Solomon Islands has to choose…

MAL promotes world food day

HUNGER is a new wave of crisis around the world and in the Solomon Islands which leads to malnutrition. That’s according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Permanent Secretary Ethel France speech to mark the World Food Day in Honiara. She added that with malnutrition it now contributes to what we now know…

Vunagi visits College of Arms in London

GOVERNOR General Sir David Vunagi has appreciated the process of design and granting of Coat of Arms by the British Monarch to Individuals and Institutions in the Commonwealth Realm during a visit to the College of Arms Museum in London Tuesday this week. Sir David was impressed with a collection of all Solomon Islands Coat…

Faisi warns SINTA members

SOLOMON Islands National Teachers Association (SINTA) General Secretary Samson Faisi has warned its member to remain neutral in the current political wrangling about China and Taiwan. He made this warning during his first press conference in Honiara, Wednesday. Faisi said some of their teachers who are members of SINTA have sought clarity about the current…

Baegu chiefs to block China projects

Baegu Asifola Council of Chiefs have agreed to block any China funded project to enter Baegu Asifola electorate in Malaita province.  Chiefs from Baegu Asifola on Saturday 12 October 2019 met and discussed the recent switch of political switch of ties from Taiwan to China at Urutao market .  At the meeting all the chiefs…

Refurbished Seif Ples opens

“I’M proud to be here today as a White Ribbon Ambassador who is deeply concerned about eliminating violence against women. This is a key priority for Australia both domestically and in our international and development efforts.” These were the Australian High Commissioner’s opening remarks as he presented his speech to invited guests, during the official…