Economy

While no study has been conducted on its long-term effects on users, these are early signs of the psychological consequences of using them.

Schools Enforce Strong Rules Against “Coupen” Drug Use

Secondary Schools are enforcing additional rules to fight against the use of “Coupen” in schools.
Keswar Leelah, UNDP Solomon Islands Operations Manager, and Premier of Guadalcanal Hon. Francis Sade.

Securing Our Greener Future

For the first time ever, the UN Development Programme Small Grants Programme in Solomon Islands handed over the certificate of afforestation project completion to its grantee, Isi Akson Theatre Art Trust (Inc).
“Police has a mandated role to do their duties without any political interest or influence."

Police Has Not Received Any Report Against Suidani: Mangau

Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau has confirmed that the police have not received, or are not investigating, any report against Malaita’s Premier Daniel Suidani.
Consultations with the Island Sun news team.

MASI Conducts Scoping Study to Strengthen Media Industry

The Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) is embarking on a scoping study to strengthen the media industry.
The Australian High Commissioner, His Excellency Dr. Lachlan Strahan (center), Permanent Secretary McKinnie P Dentana (right) and the Deputy Secretary Margaret Moveni (left) participated in the SIG ICT Services launch at the SIG ICT Office.

Australia Supports Upgrades to ICT Services

The Solomon Island Government’s (SIG) information communication technology (ICT) services will be more secure and efficient for users thanks to installation of a full IT Service Management System and upgrades to the Service Monitoring Centre, both funded by the Australian Government.