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Minister Manele and Mr. Yamazaki Junji with senior government officials

Japan boosts Solomon’s healthcare system

The Government of Japan is continuing to aid the Solomon Islands healthcare system under its “Economic and Social Development” programme in view of the ongoing fight against the covid-19 global pandemic. Notes on the assistance package worth around SB$23 million…

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Wale: Manele munching Chinese salami slicing tactics

The Leader of the Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale described foreign minister Jeremiah Manele’s recent comments against him, as dodgy and misguided. Manele had earlier expressed his disappointment over what he called, a deliberate distortion by the opposition leader of his…

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SICCI responds to DBSI reformation

 The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) today (Monday 15 June 2020) announced its support for the reformation of the Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI).  “The re-establishment of DBSI is a positive move for the economy and…

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CSSI senior managers benefit from TWI Programme

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Senior Managers has benefited from a week long ‘Training within Industry’ (TWI), lectured by Senior Trainer from Results Training & Consultancy, South Pacific Mr Glyn Joshua and Trainer Mr Daniel Gideon Hunikira at the…

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CBSI eases Cash Reserves Requirement

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has made changes to the Cash Reserves Requirement (CRR) as part of its responses to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.  Effective Monday 15th June 2020, the CRR has been eased from 7.5% to 5%. …

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NERT lauds SIRC continuous support

National Emergency Response Team (NERT) has acknowledge the continuous support which Solomon Islands Red Cross (SIRC) has rendered towards the National Disaster Operation Committee (N-DOC) and Provincial Disaster Committee (P-DOC) preparedness and response plans.Since the activation of all N-DOC sector…

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Environmental protection and green tourism

Dear EditorPlease consider this letter.Yours sincerelyFrank Short Environmental protection and green tourismMiss Solomon Islands, Gladys Habu, said during the World Environment Day, “Protecting our environment is important and as Islanders, we know very well why.” “As a nation, our environment…