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Nationwide address by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare

NATIONWIDE ADDRESS PRIME MINISTER MANASSEH SOGAVARE, MP FRIDAY 22ND MAY 2020   Introduction Fellow Solomon Islanders, it is with great humility that I stand before you today to deliver my weekly nationwide address. It has been five months since the…

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PM launches Economic Stimulus Package

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare today has launched the Solomon Islands Economic Stimulus Package at the Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara. Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Sogavare said the Economic Stimulus Package is a demonstration of the Government’s Commitment to…


Quarantine rules may have been broken

The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale calls on the government to explain the real situation with the Chinese vessel that came into the country last week. This call came after it was reported that a Chinese vessel, the MV…

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Water Supply affected with shutdowns

Solomon Water would like to inform our valued customers that the shutdown of our logging affected Kongulai water supply last week and followed by a major power outage yesterday has affected our production level causing low water supply and no…

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COVID-19 and China’s soft power ambitions

For many years, China has been a major contributor to global development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Much of this Chinese South-South Cooperation (SSC) has flown under the radar of Western media and traditional aid discourse. Chinese aid, including…

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YECSI signs partnership with NZ High Commission

The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) and the New Zealand Government were pleased to formalise a partnership to support the development of young Solomon Islanders in a signing ceremony last week. YECSI Chairlady, Ms Millicent Barty extended her appreciation…

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PREMIERS UPDATED ON ONGOING BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19Eight Provincial Premiers including the Lord Mayor of Honiara City with the exception of the Premier of Malaita Province have attended a one-day information sharing meeting on Wednesday 22 with senior ministerial officials regarding…

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Better protection against Covid-19

Dear Editor, Please consider this letter. The Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare made a courtesy inspection visit to the National Referral Hospital yesterday where he saw firsthand the new facilities, such as the Isolation Ward and the Intensive Care Unit…

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RSIPF maintains patrol at the SI/PNG border

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Maritime as well as Immigration officers have conducted a long range observation patrol along the Solomon Islands – Papua New Guinea border to make sure no one from the communities living on…