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MAL Progresses Efforts To Revive ‘Land Purchase Cooperatives’

Monday, 27 July 2020, 8:02 am | Solomon Islands Government

The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) has been given the green light to pursue reviving of Land Purchase Cooperatives (LPCs) throughout the country. This came after the convening of the “Land Purchase and Cooperative Society (LPCs) Consultation ... More >>

Taiwan injects SBD$4 million into Solomon's census

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 8:01 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Taiwan injects SBD$4 million support to Census project The Republic of China (Taiwan) has committed SBD$4.08 million funding support for the 2019 National Census Project. More >>

Biometric voter registration update commences

Monday, 3 September 2018, 5:26 pm | Solomon Islands Government

The Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) update begins today across the country and will end on September 27. More >>

Revised electoral law tough on election-related offences

Monday, 3 September 2018, 5:25 pm | Solomon Islands Government

The recently revised Electoral Act has significantly increased penalties for election related offences prior to the 2019 National General Election. More >>

Visitors to Solomons hit 11k in 2018 first quarter

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 5:26 pm | Solomon Islands Government

A NEW count of 11,593 international visitors arrived in Solomon Islands in the first quarter of this year. More >>

Soaring food prices drive up inflation in Honiara

Sunday, 8 April 2018, 7:55 pm | Solomon Islands Government

SHARPLY rising food prices in Honiara have pushed up Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation higher to 2.1 per cent in February 2018. More >>

Honiara CPI picks up in December, 2017

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 7:46 pm | Solomon Islands Government

THE latest Honiara Consumer Price Index (CPI) has shown an upsurge of 0.8 per cent in the month of December, 2017. More >>

Honiara CPI stable in November

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 7:57 pm | Solomon Islands Government

THE National Statistics Office (NSO) has recorded a stable movement in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Honiara in the month of November, 2017. More >>

SI Records $170 Million Trade Deficit in June Quarter

Saturday, 9 December 2017, 11:36 am | Solomon Islands Government

Solomon Islands has recorded a trade deficiency of $170.5 million in the second quarter (June) of 2017. More >>

Sogavare Farewells Staff with Call to Support His Successor

Monday, 13 November 2017, 7:25 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Caretaker Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has farewelled staff members of the Office of the Prime Minister and cabinet (OPMC) on Sunday night with a call on officials to render equal support to his successor. More >>

Solomon Islands Focused on Anti-Corruption Priorities

Monday, 13 November 2017, 7:24 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Despite the ousting of Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare last week in a Motion of No Confidence, the progress of the re-introduced Anti-Corruption Bill in Parliament last month remains a priority for the Solomons community who are keen ... More >>

Solomon Islands Joins Interpol

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:00 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Solomon Islands has officially become the 192nd member country of the international police organisation INTERPOL. More >>

PM Sogavare Says WWII Brought Important Lessons

Monday, 7 August 2017, 4:43 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says World War II has taught the world important lessons when he paid tribute to those who sacrificed their lives for peace and freedom during the battle of Guadalcanal in 1942. More >>

Solomon Islands Honorary Consul in Auckland, New Zealand

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 5:15 pm | Solomon Islands Government

The Solomon Islands Government confirms that Mr. Kayhan Khadem was officially appointed as the Solomon Islands Honorary Consul in Auckland following a Cabinet approval and official exequatur signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade in ... More >>

Customs Confiscate Smuggle Goods

Friday, 3 March 2017, 1:17 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Solomon Island Customs & Excise Division (SICED) has successfully stopped an attempt to smuggle 228 sleeves of cigarettes (45,600 rolls) and four new Stihl chainsaws last Thursday 23 February afternoon. More >>

Acting PM Keen to See NZ Policing Assistance After RAMSI

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 5:24 pm | Solomon Islands Government

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga is keen to see New Zealand assistance towards policing in Solomon Islands after RAMSI leaves in 2017. More >>

SI And NZ Signed Revised Joint Commitment for Development

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 9:49 am | Solomon Islands Government

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Milner Tozaka on Monday 29th August 2016 signed a revised Joint Commitment for Development with his New Zealand counter-part, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Murray McCully in Wellington, ... More >>

Gov't begins repatreation of students studying in PNG

Saturday, 18 June 2016, 12:36 pm | Solomon Islands Government

The Solomon Islands Government is repatriating its students studying in Papua New Guinea due to the ongoing boycott of classes and other disturbances triggered by the PNG national students uprising in the last six weeks. More >>

Taiwan boosts Solomon Islands disaster early warning system

Monday, 21 September 2015, 12:44 pm | Solomon Islands Government

An Observation Research program is currently underway to assist the Meteorological Service and the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) monitor natural disasters in the country. More >>

Solomon Islands Advocates for West Papua at PIF

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 11:30 am | Solomon Islands Government

Solomon Islands will raise the issue of West Papua at the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ (PIF's) Retreat scheduled for today. More >>