Gov’t is committed in passing 2018 Budget

The Solomon Islands Government (SIG) remains committed in passing the 2018 Budget. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC) this week said the Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change (SIDCCG) remains devoted in the smooth passage of the Budget. As such, the Government would like to clarify certain misleading statements that were contained…

Boost for young statistician

“It’s a boost for me,” says young and enthusiastic statistician Josephat Tako. Hailed from Choiseul Province, 32, Tako works as an Assistant Statistician within the Social Demography Unit in the National Statistics Office (NSO), Ministry of Finance & Treasury (MoFT). Recently he attended and successfully completed a second group training programme on Improving Capability in…

Fulisango community members embarked on ending violence through life skills

“The rate of alcohol-related violence among unemployed youth and adults in the community has always been high prior to the introduction of the Community Vision for Change (CV4C) project. Couples would often struggle to make ends meet and at times domestic violence would occur in the home due to frustrations. That however, has changed since…

Thailand, SI discuss one-country-one project initiative

The Director General of the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) Mrs Suphatra Srimaitreehithak today has met with the Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade. The Director General was also accompanied by four senior officials from the Government of Thailand. This was the first meeting to be held between the…