Aust Naval ship arrives here today

THE Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Adelaide arrives today in Honiara to support Joint Task Force 637 partnership activities in Solomon Islands.  The activities will include humanitarian aid and disaster response planning and training, infrastructure projects on the Western border in cooperation with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), and Operation Render Safe 2019.  Australian…

CBSI: Sasako article misleading

  THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) says none of the claims made in an article local journalist Alfred Sasako penned in the Island Sun newspaper is true. Sasako had claimed the United States Government had “blocked” Solomon Islands from using its US dollar account, effectively shutting the country off from all international transactions.…

Honiara to be ‘Environmental Learning City’ 

  THE Chairman of the Honiara Partnership Committee (HPC) Judah Suimae says Honiara will be declared an “Environmental learning City” on October 31st. Suimae stressed that the establishment of HPC is timely to partner, collaborate and collectively address environmental issues along with Honiara City Council. Honiara Partnership Committee is comprised of different stakeholders from both…

Wale slams Tovosia’s promises

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has expressed concern over recent promises Minister for Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification, Bradley Tovosia made to the leaders and people of Makira/Ulawa Province, suggesting that China will assist them in their development aspirations. “It is irresponsible for a Government minister to be making such bold promises to our people when…

Suidani launches historical communique

The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani on Monday publicly launched the historical ‘Malaita Provincial Government Auki Communique.’ The launching was conducted at the Auki central market. The communique was produced following last week’s the leaders’ summit between the Malaita Provincial Assembly and senior Malaitan Members of Parliament. Premier Suidani said he was humbled to release…