Minister calls for useful use of budget 

MINISTER for Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration (MCILI) Hon Frederick Kologeto calls on those who will benefit from his ministry’s budget allocation to use the funding wisely. When presenting his speech during the budget debate in Parliament, Mr Kologeto said the budget for his ministry was $33.7 million. He said this is an increase from…

More CAUSE funded projects for Gizo

MORE projects under the (Community Access Urban Strengthening and Enhancement) CAUSE Project aided by the World Bank are being earmarked for Gizo, Western Province this year. That’s according to the Western Provincial Secretary (PS) Jeffrey Wickham on Thursday during the handing over of two new jetties for Gizo Market.CAUSE has funded the two new jetties.…

Schools needs to play bigger role

MINISTER for Education & Human Resources Development (MEHRD), Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada says schools need to play bigger role for changing the future. When presenting her speech during the budget debate recently, she said schools must play a much bigger role in preparing our children and young people for the changing future and with it the many…

Call for SFL to create branch in Auki

MALAITA-based members of the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) have called on the management of the newly established Solomon Finance Limited (SFL) to consider opening a branch in Auki. These are mostly local Malaitans or people who are living and working in Auki. They said they were not able to make it to Honiara,…