Solchoc week underway

THE 2019 Solchoc Festival is now underway in Honiara following its official opening ceremony, Monday. The opening ceremony was held at the National Auditorium and was witnessed by cocoa industry representatives, international judges and cocoa farmers from around the country. The three days event has brought together cocoa farmers, processors, exporters and buyers to share…

Sogavare congratulates RSIPF

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIPF) yesterday has received congratulatory remarks from both the Solomon Islands and Australian Prime Ministers. In his speech on Monday at Rove parade ground, Mr Sogavare conveyed to the officers on behalf of the people of this country an appreciation for their great work. “To the men and women of…

Sentencing submission for Agovaka, Wednesday

THE sentencing submissions and mitigation on the matter of the MP for Central Guadalcanal, Peter Shanel Agovaka will be made in court, Wednesday. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi will be hearing submissions for the sentence and mitigation from the defence and prosecution. Those submissions were supposed to be made in court last month. It was however…

PM congratulates Isabel province

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare MP has conveyed his greetings on the occasion of the 36th Second Appointed Day of Isabel Province. Stating on behalf of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) and the people of Solomon Islands, the Prime Minister said, “I would like to extend my warmest greetings to the Premier, the Provincial…

RSIPF welcomes Prime Minister of Australia

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) on Sunday afternoon mounted a full guard of honour to welcome the Prime Minister of Australia, Hon. Scott Morrison and his delegation when he touched down at the Henderson International Airport for the beginning of a two-day visit to Honiara. Officers of the RSIPF will also…

AUSTRALIAN PM HERE

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has arrived in the country on Sunday on a two-day state visit. His trip to Honiara marks his first overseas trip since being elected in the May 18 election. For Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Mr Morrison is his first overseas counterpart to officially visit him. The last Australian…

PM commends FFA

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare MP has commended the work done by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) in the Solomon Islands and the region. Speaking during a courtesy visit made by FFA’s Director-General to the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on Friday prime minister stated that FFA has contributed a lot to…