GPPOL scoops PM‘s award

GUADALCANAL Plantation Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) has scooped the Solomon Island Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) Prime Minister’s Business Excellence Award. It is the top award of the prestigious 2021 SICCI Business Excellence Award (BEA). BEA Award night was held at Coral Sea Resort & Casino West Honiara on Saturday night. Prime Minister Manasseh…

SINU welcomes Dr. Rodie

Dr. Patricia Rodie has rejoined Solomon Islands National University (SINU) as their new Dean of the Faculty of Education and Humanities. She took up the role early this month, a statement issued by the University said yesterday. Dr. Rodie was once the former Head of School of Education and Deputy Director of the Solomon Islands…

Anglican Church calls for support

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACPM) is appealing to all Anglicans to support all fundraising efforts towards the establishment of John Coleridge Patteson University on Guadalcanal. Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia Leonard Dawea said all Anglicans must get behind the John Coleridge Patterson University (JCPU) Fundraising Sub-Committee and its plans to raise the…

PM acknowledges SICCI’s partnership

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare acknowledges the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce (SICCI) for its partnership in promoting the government’s COVID 19 vaccination roll-out program. Prime Minister Sogavare formally thanked SICCI during Saturday night’s Business Excellence Award ceremony, a statement issued by Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. “I wish to reaffirm the government’s commitment to the…

WALE SLAMS PAYMENT

Gov’t payment of $13m for Mamara houses The Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale, has blasted the government for the $13million payment for Mamara houses which was said to be paid last week. Wale in a statement yesterday said, the payment was for $30.44 million, but due to government cashflow problem, Treasury was only able to…

Suidani commends IRI, WDC for fruitful workshop

THE Malaita Provincial Premier, Daniel Suidani has congratulated Ward Development Committee (WDC) members who successfully completed a three-day workshop in Auki, last week. International Republican Institute (IRI) is responsible for facilitating the workshop for WDC members in Wards; 1, 2, 3, and 30. Speaking during the certificate presentation at the Auki Lodge last Friday afternoon,…