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This achievement not only showcases the talent and competence of the referees but also underscores the commitment of the Solomon Islands to elevate its standing in international football officiating.

Referees Receive FIFA Accreditation for 2024

In a momentous occasion for Solomon Islands football, eight referees proudly received their FIFA accreditation for the year 2024 in a ceremony held last Friday.
The impact of this disruption extends across West, Central, and East Honiara, where residents are advised to expect no water supply until further notice.

Kongulai and Kombito Water Source Closed Until Further Notice

Solomon Islands primary water utility provider, Solomon Water has issued an urgent notice to its valued customers regarding an unplanned water disruption affecting significant parts of the city.
The restructure in Solomon Airlines Fares will add extra value passengers, families with children and those transiting Honiara who might wish to stopover enroute to our provinces.

Enhancement to International Fares Announced

Solomon Islands National Carrier, Solomon Airlines has announced enhancements to the airline’s international fare structure effective from today 29 January.
Solomon Airlines Launches Strategic Plan

Solomon Airlines Launches Strategic Plan

Solomon Airlines has released details of the airline’s new four-year Strategic Plan setting a clear path for the National Carrier based on Seven Strategic Goals.
The Solomon Islands government is taking this opportunity to remind all workers under the PALM or RSE scheme that such behavior will not be tolerated.

Foreign Affairs Disappointed With Offensive Clip Posted Online

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade has expressed strong disapproval for a live media clip that circulated among many Solomon Islanders last night.
While changes in wave patterns are anticipated in coastal areas around Guadalcanal Province as the swell event progresses, Mr. Hiba emphasized that the country is not under any tsunami threat.

No Threat of Tsunami: MET

The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service (MET) has dispelled rumors of a tsunami threat to the country, particularly Honiara.
The suspect was formally charged and released on strict bail condition and will appear before court on 1 February 2024.

Former MP for Ulawa Constituency Arrested for the Allegation of Conversion of Shipping Fund

The Corruption Investigators of the National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ulawa Constituency On Thursday 18 January 2024 following the alleged conversion of SBD$5 million dollars for the shipping funds in 2016.
Former Football Fern Maia Jackman helped conduct the draw.

Draw Confirmed for OFC Women's Champions League 2024

The draw has been finalised for the second edition of the OFC Women’s Champions League to be played in Honiara in the Solomon Islands, 10-23 March, 2024.
Of the 88 workers attending the Pre-Departure Briefing, 69 are males, and 19 are females. This group includes both new workers and those returning after their break from the program.

Labour Mobility Unit Resumes Pre-Departure Briefings for Solomon Islands Workers Heading to Australia

The Labour Mobility Unit (LMU) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade has restarted its Pre-Departure Briefings for Solomon Islands workers, aiming to expand its presence in the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme in 2024.
Individuals considered for a chiefly title must demonstrate a distinguished record of service to the people, a criterion fittingly met by Caretaker PM Sogavare.

Sogavare Bestowed Chiefly Title

Solomon Islands Caretaker Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare was bestowed the prestigious chiefly title from the people of Choiseul Province, marking a significant cultural event for the region.
The Solomon Islands, like many nations, grapples with the far-reaching consequences of plastic waste, and this decisive move by the government aims to mitigate these effects.

Single Use Plastic Ban Deadline Looms

The Solomon Islands government's ban on certain single-use plastic products is fast approaching, and both businesses and consumers are urged to take heed of the remaining time to adjust to the impending changes.

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