$290 Million for scholarships

THE Government is spending $290 million on scholarships to ensure the country____s tertiary students get quality training at the Solomon Islands National University and other tertiary institutions abroad. This was revealed by Minister for the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), Dr John Moffat Fugui at the USP SI campus open day in…

____Stop Giving Cash____: Fuo____o tells Donors

The Managing Director of Tropical Glass and Aluminium (TGA). Justin Fuo____o has strongly urged the donor community to invest more in infrastructure and education instead of giving cash. “Please give my country Infrastructure and Education. “Stop giving us cash, we don’t need it. “It’s destroying us economically,” Mr Fuo____o said in his presentation at the…

Shot Put competition set

AN Open Shot Put Challenge is set for this Saturday at the Multipurpose Hall. Junior Anisi from Athletics Solomon said the competition is part of the athletics preparation for Mini Games in Vanuatu, December 2017. “We will be selecting best players from this competition to join our training squad in preparation for the Vanuatu Mini…

U17 basketball squad named

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Siapu demands logger to pay up license by Friday

The Makira Ulawa Provincial Executive has demanded a logging company operating in that province to pay up its license fees by today. The Poly Logging company owes the province SBD350,000.00 for this and last financial year, according to a statement from the provincial executive. The statement said the company’s new general manager early this week…

Sisilo presents credentials to US President

The Solomon Islands Ambassador to the United States of America His Excellency Robert Sisilo, presented his credentials to the United States President His Excellency Donald Trump on Friday 21 July 2017 at the White House, in Washington DC. Prior to the credential ceremony, the Ambassador also met with United States Chief of Protocol and other…

RSIPF senior management strengthened

For the first time after many years, all of the executive positions in the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force have been substantively filled during the recent promotions approved by the Police and Prison Service Commission. The executive positions in the RSIPF include Assistant Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and the Commissioner. There are currently four Assistant Commissioner…

Renbel calls for partnership at big day

The people of Rennell and Bellona Province have celebrated the province’s 24th Second Appointed Day with a call for greater cooperation amongst its people to advance their development aspirations. A statement from Government Communication Unit said, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Manasseh Maelanga who officiated at the occasion made the call on Tuesday on Bellona Island.…