‘Home Blo Iumi’ seeks to pave pathway to entrepreneurship

Unemployment disproportionately affects youth and that is why we rely on youth entrepreneurship to provide young people with a sustainable livelihood to build valuable life-long skills and contribute to the wider socio-economic growth of their communities and the nation. The Young Entrepreneurs Council of Solomon Islands (YECSI) is committed in its efforts to encourage entrepreneurship…

Gov’t committed to advance Tina hydro project

The Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement is committed to progress the Tina Hydro Development Project as part of its first 100 Days priorities. A statement from the DCGA revealed that under the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification’s Renewable Energy development programme, the DCGA aims to ensuring that all Government’s obligations to the contracts…

YECSI launches business mentoring programme

The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) has launched the first ever business mentoring programme on Thursday 2nd May, 2019. Called ‘Teachim Me’, the programme offers mentoring opportunities for YECSI members where they can gain the ability to learn and improve their businesses by interacting with experienced mentor. For this pilot programme, nine young entrepreneurs…

Solomon Islands undersea cable systems and cable landing stations are on their way

Solomon Submarine Cable are delighted to update the Solomon Islands public of the following major developments in our eagerly waited and Nation Building programme. The first of these is that the completed undersea cable systems, The Coral Sea Cable System (CS2) and the Solomon Islands Domestic Network (SIDN), are currently being loaded onto the Alcatel…

SIEC signs MOA with Our Telekom to enhance Voter Information accessibility

(SIEC Press): Chief Electoral Officer Mr Moses Saitala on behalf of SIECO signed the MOA with the Our Telekom’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Loyley Ngira at the Our Telekom Haus, Point Cruz. The MOA facilitates the sending of mass SMS broadcasts to Our Telekom subscribers on important electoral matters. The agreement also allows both parties…

PM launches new labour mobility partnership with Canada

(PM Press): PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has launched a new initiative with Canadian International Training & Education Corp of Canada [CITREC] that will further strengthen the labour mobility relations between Canada and Solomon Islands. This new initiative will introduce eligible Solomon Islands nationals to an expedited stream for Canadian Permanent Residency which comes with permanent…