West Kwaio Constituents receive housing materials 

CONSTITUENTS of the West Kwaio electorate in Malaita province were pleased to receive their shares of housing materials for the constituency’s Housing Scheme, last weekend. The materials were shipped to the constituency via LC Gulatatae 1, thanks to the assistance of parliamentarian Titus Mokofi Fika. Materials received include steel rods, paints, louver glasses, louver frames,…

DCGA gov’t committed in building inclusive economy

THE DCGA Government is committed in building a more equitable and inclusive economy by improving the social and economic livelihoods of all Solomon Islanders. This is guided by the National Development Strategy, 2016-2020 and the DCGA government policy. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted during his speech at the launching of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy…

AIRCRAFTS TO CONTINUE FLY

SOLOMON Airlines will not ground any of its aircraft despite the negative impact of COVID-19 on the industry. That’s according to the Solomon Airlines newly appointed Chairman Frank Wickham when speaking to local journalists for the first time, Tuesday this week in Honiara. “We will not ground any of our aircraft,” he said. The reason…

Courtesy visit by MASI to PM 

MEMBERS of Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday. The MASI delegation was led by president Georgina Kekea,  a statement by Prime Minister Secretariat said, Ms. Kekea at the brief meeting thanked the prime minister for availing his time to meet with MASI. Ms.…

‘Border our weakest link’

PRIME Minister Manasseh says the country’s western border is the weakest link in our fight against COVID-19. The Prime Minister highlighted this during his nationwide address on Monday as close neighbor Papua New Guinea (PNG) recorded 2,066 cases of which about 58 cases were from Bougainville, a statement issued by Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. He…

$48M FOR SINU

THE Government through the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) has announced an increase in budget support to the country’s national university by providing $48 million this year. This is an increase of $4 million from $44 million last year. This was announced in Parliament last week by the Minister responsible Lanelle Tanangada…