New deal signed here

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) signed a partnership agreement yesterday to jointly carry out a range of activities to further enhance, broaden and deepen financial inclusion here. The partnership agreement was signed by Governor Denton Rarawa of the CBSI and Judith Karl, Executive Secretary of…

Bing: Skyline in slow pace

THE controversial Skyline Investment Group says it is moving slowly to fully establish in the country. One of the company’s directors Pan Yan Bing said they are slowly evolving towards full establishment in the Solomon Islands, since commitment to businesses in other countries consume most of their time and efforts. Mr Bing earlier said, Skyline…

KGVI unveils its new flag

STATE owned national secondary school – King George VI National Secondary School unveiled its new school flag on Monday. Its the first in the country and facilitated by the National Scouts Association of Solomon Islands. A statement from the school said, the unveiling and raising of the flag together with the national flag where saluted…

Students introduced to biological survey findings

ENVIRONMENT students from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) were introduced to the latest findings of the first biological survey in the highland mountains of Guadalcanal. More than 60 students doing Certificate in Environment Studies at the School of Natural Resources and Applied Sciences (SNRAS) gathered at the SWIMM compound in Lunga on Friday to…

Soldiers remains repatriated

THE remains of US soldiers who have fallen during World War ll battle in Solomon Islands have been fare-welled before being repatriated home last Sunday. Minister of Foreign Affairs, and External Trade, Milner Tozaka extended good wishes to the relatives of the fallen soldiers. In a simple ceremony honoring the soldiers, held at the Honiara…

Ministers reshuffled

Two Cabinet Ministers have ben reshuffled early this week by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare before leaving for New York. Government Communication Unit reported that this is part of his ongoing approach to utilize the capability of his Ministers in other portfolios. The new changes saw Minister of Communication and Aviation Commins Mewa being swapped with…

Oti denies Skyline

High Commissioner refutes gov’t claim THE country’s high commissioner to Fiji, Patterson Oti, has denied claims he introduced the controversial Jason Liu Tao and his Skyline Company to the government. The Prime Minister’s Office claimed the highly suspicious Asian company was introduced to them by Mr Oti. But speaking before boarding his flight for Nadi…

Helena Goldie Hospital gets support

North New Georgia Constituency has responded positively to an appeal by the Helena Goldie Hospital (HGH) School of Nursing by assisting the school with sheets of roofing iron. This is to build its administration building. About sixty (60) sheets of roofing iron were delivered to the school on Saturday, 12th September by Prima Kuku, a…