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MRD clarifies CDF disbursement

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) says that the recent release of 90 million funding assistance from the 2020 Budget Approved Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Program and funded by Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Support to Constituency Development projects was…

All change in Tonga

By Henry Ivarature, Ema Finau Ivarature Tonga went to the polls on 18 November 2021 and rejected over half of the 17 People’s Representatives (PRs). Amongst them was Siaosi Pohiva, the son of PTOA’s former leader and Tonga’s former prime…

RSIPF farewell retiring officers

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) has farewelled seven officers who have retired from the police during a ceremony held at Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara on 19 November 2021. The seven officers include two officers from the Province…

SICCI acknowledges initiative to visit project site

Thursday 18 November, Honiara – The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) describes the recent site visit to the Honiara International Airport Improvement Project by Civil Engineering students from the National University (SINU) as a positive step forward…

Two people sentence for breaching by-law in Malaita

Two accused were sentenced for six months imprisonment during a court circuit at Malu’u Police Station on 9 November 2021. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Malaita Province, Inspectors Charles Edward Koto says the result came about when the the boys…

Police investigate murder incident in Makira Province

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Kirakira in Makira-Ulawa Province are investigating a murder incident at Hereina village in west Makira Constituency on 13 November 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Superintendent Peter Sitai says, “That on 13 November 2021…