GP passes $32m budget

THE Guadalcanal Provincial Assembly has passed a SBD$32,608,910 budget for its 1st quarter of 2022/2023 financial year, Friday last week. Provincial Minister for Finance and Treasury, Andrew Tahisihaka stated that this year’s budget is prepared against the backdrop of difficult economic situation currently facing the country. “The current state of the local economy is very…

SECURITY DEAL SIGNED

Solomon Islands finally signs controversial security deal with China SOLOMON ISLANDS and China have signed the Framework Agreement on the controversial security pact, paving the way for security cooperation between the two countries, the Chinese Embassy in Honiara has announced. Chinese Ambassador His Excellency LI Ming and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign…

YECSI hosts 4th AGM

On Tuesday 29th March 2022 Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) successfully held its annual general meeting (AGM) at the Dreamcast Art Hub with the result of our newly elected YECSI board members. John Wopereis retains his seat as Chairman, Limahl Totogi as the new Vice-Chairman and three new ordinary board members Jackie Molea Chow,…

Japan backs Beiporo  

THE Government and people of Japan has support Beiporo Primary School on Vella La Vella, Western Province with a grant support of $686,000 for the construction of a classroom building. A signing ceremony to seal the deal was signed on Wednesday in Honiara. Witnessing the grant signing were representatives from the Beiporo Primary School and…