APTC delivers skills to Solomon Islanders

With Australian support, the national workforce has been strengthened with 76 Solomon Islanders completing their training and graduating with Australian recognised qualifications in various technical and vocational skills through the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC). On 16 March, 40 men and 36 women received qualifications in 11 different technical and vocational programs such as Hospitality,…

Ni-Vanuatu students finally arrived

THE 46 Ni-Vanuatu students touched down at the Honiara International Airport yesterday. They will undertake bachelor’s degree studies at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) under the faculty of Nursing, Medicine & Health Science. Upon their arrival, they were welcomed by the contemporary Wa’uraha A’re A’re Panpipers, Solomon Islands National University’s (SINU) Executive and local…

PM briefed on AUKUS

PRIME Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has been briefed on the Australian, United Kingdom and United States (AUKUS) security arrangement. AUKUS is the trilateral security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, announced on 15 September 2021 for the Indo-Pacific region. Under the pact, the US and the UK will help Australia to acquire nuclear-powered…

PM requests visa-waver from NZ

PRIME Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has requested the New Zealand (NZ) Government to reciprocate the visa-waver arrangement that Solomon Islands is currently offering to NZ. The Prime Minister made the request in a courtesy meeting with the NZ Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee delegation that visited Honiara last week. The Prime Minister’s Press Secretariat described…