Housing plan developed for flood-hit victims here

HOUSING plans to assist disaster-affected people have been developed, and are awaiting approval and financial support from the government. A budget submission seeking funds for housing repairs and reconstruction in Honiara, Guadalcanal and repatriation areas had been submitted to the Ministry of Finance. The submission also includes permanent housing reconstruction for Temotu communities affected by…

SIEA expand its services

SOLOMON Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) has expanded its services into Lungga area with the installation of power lines – an action welcomed by many. As of Monday this week, SIEA started placing power lines on poles erected from the former Taj Mahal area into Lungga. A resident in the area, Clement Boe said since SIEA…

Gov’t to re-open Geneva mission

THE Government has decided to re-open its Geneva Mission in Switzerland after it closed it down earlier this year. Solomon Islands opened the Geneva Mission to deal with issues concerning the World Trade Organization (WTO). But the Government of Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo decided to close the mission as a cost cutting measure. The…

Hou outlines gov’t achievements

FINANCE and Treasury minister Rick Hou has highlighted a number of achievements by the NCRA Government led by Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo. He says the NCRA Government has ensured the relationships and ties with Solomon Islands development partners continue to be respected and improved. Mr Hou says the respected and improved relationships and ties…

PAP promises more funds for churches

A PEOPLE’S Alliance Party Government will increase funds given to Churches and other religious groups in Solomon Islands. The PAP commends churches and religious groups which have been actively running hospitals and schools throughout the country. It says an Alliance Party Government will increase annual grants given to the churches to continue to effectively and…

I’m still the premier

AG chamber declares Tango as still the legal premier Ousted Renbel premier Lence Tango remains the legal premier of the Renbel province. That’s according to a formal letter issued by the Attorney General Chamber’s office (AGCO). The clarification came following the political impasse affecting the province since last month resulting in mass resignation from the…