Economy

Group discussion session on differences between Gender and Sex.

Aspiring Youth to Reduce Conflict and Build Sustainable Peace

Since March 19, the UN Development Programme in Solomon Islands, in cooperation with the Government of Solomon Islands and the International Labor Organization (ILO), is delivering a one-month training leadership in peacebuilding programme for youths in the Weather Coast of South Guadalcanal.
The police are appealing to members of the public living near and around the area to come forward with any information that may help police with their investigation.

Police Investigates Suspicious Death of a Chinese National in Honiara

Police at the Naha Police Station are investigating the suspicious death of a Chinese national inside the compound of the Top Timber Company at Ranadi. The deceased was discovered inside his apartment on the early hours of Tuesday 6th April 2021.
The Island’s remoteness and lack of communication facilities and police presence to look after the border is a concern to leaders and people of the island.

Sikaiana Reports Increased Number of Influenza-like illnesses

There is an increased number of influenza-like illnesses in Sikaiana.
The government also agreed to review the current tax regime on mineral exports in 2021 with the intention to impose export duty on the exports of mineral products.

Government Approves New Tax Measures to Boost Revenue

Revenue collection this year is expected to improve following the government approval of a number of measures to bolster revenue intake in 2021.
“It is our hope that COVID-19 vaccination will start rolling out in Western Province as early as next Monday, 12th April 2021 to be followed closely by the roll out in Choiseul province and then Malaita outer Islands”, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says in his most recent statement on Tuesday 6th April.

Despite Slow Start Vaccination Rollout Program Continues

2,651 individuals have been vaccinated in Honiara since the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination program.