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Government Drilling Program Resumes

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Government through the Water Resources Division at the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification (MMERE) has resumed the vital Drilling Services Program.  The previous Program was closed during the height of the ethnic tension when all drilling machineries and…

Island Sun misleads public on Malaita PS suspension

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The Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) strongly condemns a grossly misleading news item in the Island Sun newspaper, which suggests that the Ministry orchestrated the suspension of the Malaita Provincial Secretary, Frederick Fa’abasua. The news item authored…

Biosecurity destroys confiscated goods

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Biosecurity officers of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Friday, last week destroyed the dozen of concealed goods which was impounded from a shipment at the Ports International wharf in Honiara on Thursday 25th February. The goods were destroyed…

SIG thanked JICA for support

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The Solomon Islands Government is grateful to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the ongoing support to the country’s development plans. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Hon. Harry Kuma uttered this when he made his remarks during the signing…

PM welcomes new PNG envoy

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PAPUA New Guinea’s new high commissioner to Solomon Islands H.E Moses Kaul has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare today. Prime Minister Sogavare in his brief remarks has welcomed the new PNG envoy to the Solomon Islands.…

Kukum highway phase two agreement signed

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A consultancy agreement to begin consultancy services on phase two of the Kukum Highway project was signed in Honiara on Tuesday 02 February between the Solomon Islands Government and the CTI Engineering International Co. Ltd of Japan. The Phase two…

Sogavare announces border step-up against Covid-19

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare today (02 March) announced a step-up of surveillance activities at the Western Border with PNG following the recent hike in positive covid-19 cases in neighboring Bougainville. Sogavare had asked the oversight committee and all border agencies…