DCC, SICCI agree to work in alliance board

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare has assured the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) of his Democratic Coalition for Change Government’s commitment to work in alliance with its stakeholders to create a more enabling environment for investment in Solomon Islands. The Prime Minister made the assurance when the Chair to the SICCI Board…

CJ calls on gov’t to boost judiciary

The government’s slow or non responses to requests sought for increases or improvements within the judiciary is unsatisfactory and must not be tolerated, says the Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer. Sir Albert made the statement at the opening of the Legal Year on Monday at the High Court. Sir Albert said the Judiciary is the…

Doses worth $1.5m set to be in clinics

NEXT month, 63,000 doses of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines (PCV) worth approximately 1.5 million SBD, will be available in all clinics providing immunization services. This is to ensure that all children especially those under 1 year of age can have access to the vaccines and be protected against Pneumococcus – a bacterium that causes pneumonia, meningitis,…

Funding needed for expensive legal suits

The civil case between two mining giants Sumitomo and Axiom is said to be a very expensive case. Another multi-millionaire dollar case that will require extra funding and assistance for a separate judge to hear is the Town Ground building case. This was revealed yesterday by the Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer at the 2015…

PM celebrates 60th birthday

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his family treated DCC Government ministers and backbenchers and the staff of the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to a buffet dinner at the Cowboys Grill last Saturday, to celebrate the Prime Minister’s 60th birthday. For about three hours, the Prime Minister was in the company of his…