Category GCU

SOLOMON ISLANDS AND JAPAN SIGN COVID RESPONSE LOAN ARRANGEMENT

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The Governments of Solomon Islands and Japan today (01 Feb) have signed Exchange of Notes to formalise a multi-million dollar loan arrangement to support the Government’s efforts against COVID-19.  The loan totaling over SB$190 million targets promoting economic stabilization and…

ESP funds remain intact: PM

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reaffirmed that funds for the Economic Stimulus Package remains intact for all approved projects. Speaking during his nationwide address today, the Prime Minister said assessment and payments of approved recipients, which resumed last week has…

NEW EDUCATION BILL AFTER 40 YEARS

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The Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, MEHRD, is anticipating a new Education bill to go before Parliament this year 2021. This is historic as the current Education Act has been law for over 40 years. The National Education…

Tilapia farming looks promising for farmers

THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources vision to boost inshore fisheries activities in the country looks promising following the recent completion of a Laboratory and Hatchery facility at Aruligo in North West Guadalcanal. This was highlighted in Parliament yesterday…

Suidani and delegation get clarification on issues

The current political standoff between the National Government and Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani is making positive progress following last Friday’s dialogue in Honiara when concerns raised by Suidani were clarified. The National Government through the Officials from the Ministry…

DPM: “Bribery allegation, shocking”

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Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Maelanga has rebuffed cheap allegation that he was in the Malaita Provincial Capital Auki yesterday to lobby for the downfall of Premier Daniel Suidani. Responding today, Hon. Maelanga said, a Facebook post last night by…

Foreign relations is not the business of any provincial govt

The Government continues to reiterate that Provincial Governments have no authority to make any decision on foreign relations. This is in response to the continuous sentiments uttered by the Malaita Provincial Executive in the Government’s relationship with the People’s Republic…