Deadline looms, SIEC urges candidates to file Statement of Accounts

The Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Mose Saitala, is encouraging all candidates who contested the 3rd April National General Election to take immediate steps to file their Statement of Account relating to funds received and expenses incurred during their campaign leading up to the General Election. The last day for a candidate to file his/her Statement…

U.S envoy meets PM Sogavare

PRIME Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare (MP) has received a courtesy call from the U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, Catherine Ebert-Gray at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on Wednesday 13 June 2019. The visit was part of the United States role to strengthen ties with the Solomon Islands…

Health Ministry deploys team to Anuta after reports of dysentery

(SIG/GCU Release): The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is actively investigating reports of a dysentery outbreak on the remote Anuta Island, Temotu Province. Reports of the outbreak first appeared on SIBC Radio last week. An elder in the community told SIBC and Lata Hospital that there have been 37 suspected cases of dysentery, resulting…

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…

Manelusi appointed new Commissioner of CSSI

(SIG/GCU Release): The Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services (MPNSCS), Hon. Lanelle Tanangada has welcomed the appointment of the new Commissioner for the Correctional Services of Solomon Islands (CSSI). Gabriel Manelusi has been recently appointed by the Police and Prison Service Commission to replace outgoing Commissioner Francis Haisoma. Mr Haisoma has held the…

Mua urges global community to recognise Taiwan at the world assembly

(SIG/GCU Release): Solomon Islands Minister of Health and Medical Services, Hon. Dickson Mua has urged the Global Community to recognise the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan to fully participate at the World Health Assembly. Hon. Mua is currently leading the Solomon Islands delegation to the 72nd World Health Assembly meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on…

Foreign Minister Manele attends ACP-EU joint meetings in Brussels

(SIG/GCU Release): The Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon. Jeremiah Manele (MP) is currently attending a Solomon Islands delegation to the 109th Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers and the 44th Session of the ACP-European Union (EU) Joint Council of Ministers meeting in Brussels, from 20-24 May 2019.…

Gozoruru project master plan developed

(SIG/GCU Release): Master plan for Isabel Province Gozoruru Industrial Estate and Commercial Development (IECD) has been amended and accepted for submission to cabinet. The program was an initiative by the Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry Of Commerce, Industry, Labour Immigration and the Isabel Investment Cooperation (IIC) – commercial arm of Isabel Provincial Government. During…