PM farewells Late Anga

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare joins the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Jeremiah Manele and other dignitaries to farewell His Excellency, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea, the Late Barnabas Anga at a burial service in Honiara on Sunday afternoon. The late High…

Increasing demand for scientists, technologists here

THERE is an increasing demand for scientists and technologists in Solomon Islands today. This was according to Ministry of Education and Human Resources (MEMRD), Minister, Lanelle Tanangada during the official opening of the FAFF Science Laboratory and Conference Complex at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), Kukum Campus, last Wednesday. “There is an increasing demand…

GRML lauds gov’t for Taxation MOU

THE GRML Deputy General Manager, Mr. Allen Wang yesterday thanked the Government for its support towards Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  Mr. Wang was speaking during a brief but significant ceremony at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding relating to Taxation matters affecting Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  In his address Mr. Wang thanked the Government…

MP ‘IN THE MIX’

…as Police begin demolishing squatter houses in Lungga   POLICE have begun taking down houses owned by squatters in the Lungga area following a High Court eviction order issued in September last year. The land is said to be owned by businessman, George Wu, who had sought and received a High Court eviction order to…

A MILLION DOSES

Australia has offered to provide up to an additional one million AstraZeneca doses to Solomon Islands.  The Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Dr Lachlan Strahan, personally conveyed this to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Wednesday, a statement from the Australian High Commissioner office said.   High Commissioner Dr Strahan said his office is…

Agovaka launches annual report

THE Minister for Communications and Aviation (MCA) Peter Shanel Agovaka officially launches the Telecommunications Commission of Solomon Islands (TCSI) Annual Report 2020 at Heritage Park Hotel, Thursday. Ten years ago since the formal establishment of the current telecommunications regime, under the Telecommunications Act, Agovaka said this is the first gathering where the Government, the Regulator…