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  • 17
  • Jun


Solomon Islands and Australia are committed to working together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, saving lives and protecting our economies. Australia will provide Solomon Islands with large quantities of safe and effective vaccines over the coming months.

  • 17
  • Jun


Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Henderson and Macau 
Police Station are investigating the death of an adult male person in his 50s after an Outboard Motor (OBM) engine run on top his dugout canoe in East Central Guadalcanal last night (16 June 2021).

  • 17
  • Jun


TINA River Hydropower system will have the capacity to supply between 70 – 80 percent of the total power requirement for Honiara city.

  • 17
  • Jun
  • “Gov’t must change payroll system”
  • Pro to respond to proposal on $300k theft case
  • Bangladeshi rape accused back in court, June 22 
  • 17
  • Jun

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Naha Police Station Criminal Investigation Division (CID) are investigating the death of a 23-year-old male person in east Honiara on 14 June 2021.

  • 17
  • Jun


SOLOMON Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific [AIFFP] have signed a multi-million dollar combined grant and loan financing agreement for the Tina River Hydropower Project on Guadalcanal.

  • 18
  • Jun


THE Australia High Commission to Solomon Islands His Excellency Dr Lachlan Strahan has official handing over of the 13,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to Solomon Islands Government, Wednesday.

  • 17
  • Jun


THE matter of the Chief of Staff in the Prime Minister’s Office Robson Djokovic accused of fraudulent voting during the 2019 National General Election will return to court again on July 14.

  • 17
  • Jun


• Company defies High Court Order, govt told to act 

• Operation illegally enters customary land, causes environmental damage 
• Fact-finding mission encounters life threatening incident

  • 17
  • Jun

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.

  • 16
  • Jun


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.

  • 16
  • Jun


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.

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