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Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) on behalf of its members has expressed disappointment over the lack of consultation and the short notice given in regards to the public holiday on Wednesday 18 November 2020.

Champs get heroic welcome

The MARA government this week welcomes back the 2020 National Invitational Beach Soccer Champions Malaita Kwikwi beach soccer team with a brief ceremony at the Malaita Provincial Assembly. 

Red Cross Special Development Centre hosts GG 

THE Solomon Islands Red Cross Society (SIRCS) Special Development Learning Centre at the Rifle Range, West Honiara yesterday hosted the Governor-General (GG) Sir Rev. Father David Vunagi during a short visit to the school.

Loggers owe Western gov’t millions in unpaid dues

Loggers and other business operators owe the Western Provincial Government more than $3 million in unpaid dues, Permanent Secretary, Jeffrey Wickham revealed.

Former judge heads parole board

JAMES Apaniai – a former judge of the High Court and ex-Attorney General – is now the Chair of the Solomon Islands Parole Board. 

RSIPF secures counting venue after by-election

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have provided security starting on Thursday at the RSIPF Conference Centre at Rove in Honiara where counting of ballots from Wednesday’s by-elections in North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara is taking place.


THE country’s polymer $5 has attained international acclaim overnight when the banknote’s SUSI Flip™ feature was named Best New Currency Feature or Product by the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA). 

Counting continues 

THE by-election counting for Central Honiara and North East Guadalcanal Constituencies will continue today at Rove Police Headquarter in Honiara.

Horizon band lost female vocalist 

HORIZON Band had lost its female vocalist Caroline Kopana Isa on Wednesday 18 November after a short illness.

Pressure mounts to disclose ESP list

McKINNIE Dentana – the man in the centre of the increasingly controversial $320 million Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) – is coming under mounting pressure to publish the list of ESP recipients and related payments.

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