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ONLY ONE POSITIVE

January 18th, 2021
THE country has now recorded only one active ...

ESP fund intact

January 18th, 2021
THE Government through the Ministry of Finance ...

New Gizo betelnut ...

January 16th, 2021
THE newly built betel-nut market for Gizo, ...

Janus still active

January 16th, 2021
POLICE chief Mostyn Mangau says the joint ...

Suspect surrenders ...

January 16th, 2021
Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police ...

$125,000 BEFORE ...

January 16th, 2021
THE CLOSURE this week of shops owned and operated ...

11 rescued at sea ...

January 14th, 2021
Eleven people have been rescued after drifting at ...

ESP roll-out ...

January 14th, 2021
The Government’s ESP Committee continues to ...

CBSI: Gov’t records ...

January 14th, 2021
  THE government has recorded a deficit of $196 ...

Govt's Facebook ...

January 14th, 2021
The Government's decision to suspend Facebook has ...
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SINU to open on 4 Jan

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will resume normal duties as of 4th January 2021 after its closure today for Christmas and New Year’s break.

Appeal for cooperation in Makira/Ulawa during festive season


The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Makira Ulawa Province will commence its Festive Season Operation today, 24 December 2020 to 4 January 2021.

Approved ESP applicants nationwide 

SINCE the launch of the Economic Stimulus Package Portal website (esp.sig.gov.sb) on Friday, the data entry officer said the total approved so far is 2327. 

FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL DIES IN FIJI


JULIAN Moti – the man who once was the thorn-in-the-side in Solomon Islands – Australia relations – has died of a heart attack in Fiji.

THOMAS GIOSIA IS ASKING WHY?


THOMAS Giosia – the 73-year-old artist who was asked to design Solomon Islands’ national flag – is seeking answers for what he described as “unexplained changes” to the positioning of colours on the flag.

Wale applauds move to crack down on illegal land deals


The Opposition Leader, Hon. Mathew Wale welcomes the proposed move by the Commissioner of Lands, Allan McNeil to quell illegal and corrupt land deals as a move in the right direction to eliminate the illegal land sales and deal in Honiara. 

RSIPF kick off Festive Operations

* RSIPF commences ‘Operation Festive Season 2020/2021’
* RSIPF in Makira/Ulawa Province appeals for cooperation during festive season


The Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MOFT), the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) and the World Bank (WB) yesterday concluded negotiations on a WB funded project worth USD 5 million (over SBD40 million) to support Solomon Island COVID-19 ongoing preparedness and current response. 

SINO CAPITAL LOGGING COMPANY – A CAN OF WORMS


The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale, has labelled the Sino Capital logging company saga a can of worms, now that the lid has been opened, there is no telling what worms will crawl out.


On 22 December The Australian Government and World Health Organization (WHO) officially handed over three additional GeneXpert calibration kits and 600 GeneXpert cartridges to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to enhance COVID-19 testing in the provinces. 

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