Police keep SIPA dispute on radar

POLICE will continue to monitor the industrial dispute at Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), police chief Frank Prendergast says. A 28-day strike notice the workers issued lapsed on Tuesday, but it’s understood the workers have decided not to go on strike. Mr Prendergast said police are very grateful for the support they received from the…

Stop drink driving

DRIVERS are again warned against drinking alcohol while they are behind the wheel. Police chief Frank Prendergast made the friendly reminder this week in light of increasing alcohol-related road accidents. Mr Prendergast also urged the public to be responsible when on the roads to avoid unwanted accidents. “I just want to remind people that we…

New job advertising website launched

PASIFIKI Services Limited has launched its new job advertising website in Honiara, Friday. Attending the launching were members from various companies, as well as members from the local media. Speaking during the launching on Friday, General Manager James Edgecombe highlighted some facts that the website had. “Some of the website facts are, it can be…

Gov’t clarifies air space agreement

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) wishes to correct some errors in a news article published by the Island Sun newspaper on Wednesday 16th April 2015 regarding the Solomon Islands-Fiji Air Services Agreement. A statement from the Ministry said the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the 1990 Air Services Agreement (ASA)…