Australia supports innovative partnership on food fortification

THE Australian Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the national government, Delite Flour Mill, Solomon Rice Company Limited and other stakeholders on food fortification in the Solomon Islands. Australia helped broker the innovative public-private partnership between nine stakeholders, which will see commonly eaten food in the Solomon Islands fortified with micronutrients such as…

Airlines board defends Sumsum

SOLOMON Airlines board is standing by chief executive officer Captain Ron Sumsum in the face of public criticisms by members of Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII). Board chairman Denton Rarawa, in a statement published in today’s paper, denied Captain Sumsum being paid the exorbitant amounts the group has claimed. FSII has claimed Captain Susum is…