BIG JOB LOSS

CBSI: we have lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the year to march   Solomon Islands has lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the formal sector in the year to March this year, the latest figures released by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, have shown. The figures were contained in an article…

HMAS Larrakia supports covid-19 response here

ROYAL Australian Navy vessel HMAS Larrakia will arrive in Solomon Islands this week to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force’s (RSIPF) COVID-19 response.   Larrakia will conduct maritime surveillance activities in the western border region at the request of the Solomon Islands Government. Commanding Officer of HMAS Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander Dan Lindquist, said the deployment…

Former Mayor, Mamae speaks out

FORMER Honiara City Lord Mayor, Wilson Mamae has clarified himself regarding a detailed report in the media concerning his involvement in the unexplained wealth of council officials published in the media recently. Speaking exclusively to this paper on Friday, Mamae said he wants to set the record straight. The media report stated that the Honiara…

9,000+ VACCINATED SO FAR

MORE than 9,000 people have been vaccinated so far according to data produced as of April 30th 2021. These figures are from people vaccinated in Honiara, Western province, Choiseul province and the Malaita Outer Islands (MOI). Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address this week said a total of 7,366 have been vaccinated in…

‘HOLD ON, DON’T PANIC’

Council officers in panic as internal Auditors start digging into ‘Sore Report’  INTERNAL auditors are believed to have begun digging into the substance of allegations raised in the report prepared by former Clerk, Rence Sore.  A copy of the report titled, Political Interference in the Management of Honiara City Council: Presenting the case of dissolution…

HCC grants building permit to CCECC

HONIARA City Council (HCC) Lord Mayor, Eddie Siapu has officially handover the HCC building permit to China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC), to build seven sports facilities in the capital for the 2023 Pacific Games. The building permit was received by CCECC Project Manager, Pengfei Huang during the historical ground breaking ceremony, Wednesday. Before…