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Opposition Spokesperson for education Hon. Derick Manuari calls on the Ministry responsible for education to immediately look into the need to impose mandatory safety standards and measures in relation to the planning and construction of school infrastructure; and to also organise a multi-sectoral approach to make available adequate space for all schools for the sake of our school children.


The Speaker of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, John Patteson Oti, on behalf of Parliament congratulates Hon. Peter Kenilorea Jr, Member of Parliament for East Are and Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), on his successful appointment as the President of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) Parliamentary Assembly and Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly.


Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific 
(AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydro-power Project.

Premier Sade urges community to support development of JCPU


Guadalcanal Province (GP) Premier Francis Sade has urged the communities in Malango and Tasimboko to support the development of the John Coleridge Patterson University (JCPU). 

Teacher acquitted of $1.3m embezzlement 

 

THE teacher accused of embezzling $1.3 million of the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) in 2017 and 2018 had been acquitted of the offence.

Wale calls for moratorium on all forms of mining


LEADER of Opposition, Matthew Wale has called for a moratorium to be placed on all forms of mining in the country until proper management and regulatory systems are put in place to safeguard our people and our non- renewable resources.

MUSTARD SEED REACTS 


THE controversial Health Scheme Mustard Seed International (MSI) is not a health insurance organisation as speculated by some of their angry clients, according to their officials, Tuesday.

CSSI officers now manning Q’sites


CORRECTIONAL Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) officers are now providing security services at the government designated quarantine stations.

ACCIDENT CLAIMS MAN’S LIFE


A MAN has lost his life in a Rav4 accident while three others escaped death in Auki, Malaita province.

TIKOPIA AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATION FIXED, UP AND OPERATIONAL


THE Solomon Islands Meteorology Services is able to provide weather information from Tikopia Island again after the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) was fixed during the recent Prime Minister’s tour to the island. 

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