JOURNEY OF FAITH

PM Sogavare speaks of Solomon Islands nationhood journey as one taken by faith from Great Britian on the part of the country’s pioneers PRIME Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has described the journey taken by the country’s nationhood pioneers to be granted sovereign statehood as a journey of faith. He highlighted this in his national reflection during…

DEFER YOUR DECISION:

Honiara together with other Pacific regional governments stand by their initial call on Tokyo to postpone its decision to dump radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean as IAEA gives Tokyo the go-ahead SOLOMON Islands Government (SIG) yesterday declared its ongoing concern about the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report endorsing Japan’s plan to release radioactive…

Seven new vehicles handed over to RSIPF

Seven new vehicles valued at about two million Solomon Islands dollars were handed over to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) today 6 July 2023 at Rove police headquarters. The latest seven X-trail vehicles are a gift from the people of Australia which were facilitated by the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and Australian…

SINU charges five staff for gross misconduct

THE SINU Management has taken decisive action against the five staff members who were suspended 14 days ago following an investigation into suspected activities aimed at defrauding the university. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Transform Aqorau said “the charges of gross misconduct have been brought against the Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) Dean of the Faculty of Nursing,…

FRENCH SEEKS TO DEEPEN TIES WITH SI

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has today received a courtesy visit from the French Republic non- resident ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Jean- Baptiste Jeangene Vilmer.  Ambassador Vilmer discussed a number of issues with the Prime Minister and the areas covered include bilateral relations, development cooperation, climate change and environment, maritime security, regional cooperation, Tourism…

ELECTION PETITION LOOMS

Newly elected West Kwara’ae Constituency MP faces five counts of bribery allegations in an election petition filed by three persons, including two unsuccessful candidates THE newly elected Member of Parliament for Malaita Province’s West Kwara’ae Constituency, Alfred JM Tuasulia, is facing an election petition with five counts of bribery allegations levelled against him. According to…

BSP discusses payment plans with SINPF

BANK South Pacific has discussed with Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) how it can support SINPF in providing choices for employers and members in various payment channels. This discussion was held during Bank South Pacific (BSP) Financial Group chief executive officer Mark Robinson’s courtesy call on Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) chief executive…