SI submits application to INTERPOL

Solomon Islands Government through the Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services Peter Shanel Agovaka has submitted the country’s application for a membership to the INTERPOL. This was done during a visit to the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore last week. A statement from the Government Communication Unit said, INTERPOL is a…

Fiu hydro project plan submitted

THE strategic work plan 2015 to 2017 for Fiu hydro project was handed over the Malaita provincial government by the resource owners of the Fiu hydro project this. Malaita Premier Peter Channel Ramohia received the document on Wednesday in Auki. The ceremony was attended and witnessed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy Deputy Director…

Grading for Uni students

THE long awaited students’ result for students studying at the Solomon Islands National University should be ready by this week. This was confirmed by Pro-Vice chancellor Academic professor Basil Shelton Marasinghe. This follows concerns raised by the students asking why their first semester one results have been delayed for so long now. He said, that…

Public take advantage of road show

THE public and local customers in and around Auki, Malaita province are taking advantage of the three days road show conducted by Island Enterprise Limited (IEL) and Origin Gas this week. The road show kicked off on Wednesday and will end today to coincide with the Malaita second appointed day celebrations. The display and demonstration…

Strike saga to TDP

The strike issue between the Solomon Islands national university management and its lecturers is now before the Trade Dispute Panel (TDP). This was confirmed by the President of the Lecturers Association. Sampson Tahonira on Thursday declined to make further comments but said the panel will deal with it. He added at the moment, he will…

SI/NZ talks successful

Bilateral talks between Solomon Islands Prime Minister (PM) and New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCullywas successfully held on Thursday. Speaking during a press conference held after the meeting PM Sogavare thanked everyone who turned up for the high level talk, while warmly welcoming the presence of the New Zealand delegation into the country. Sogavare reiterated…

Why logger was put on notice

A LOGGING company seeking a licence to export its logs has failed to meet government forestry requirements. This is why SLH Timber Corporation Ltd, currently operating in northwest Guadalcanal, was served a “show cause” letter late last month. Commissioner of Forest, Reeves Moveni clarified this after SLH Timber’s director Donation Damikura accused the Ministry of…