Economy Archive January 2017

The matter was reported to authorities in Singapore, with PNG authorities also investigating the incident.

Immigration Stands Ready to Assist in Air Niugini Investigations

The Solomon Islands Immigration office says that it stands ready to assist in investigations by Air Niugini over disturbance on its flight to Singapore by a passenger who was said to have transited through Honiara last week.
The Ministry says that simple precautionary measure should be taken, such as washing hands regularly, avoiding crowded living and sleeping conditions and avoid exposing young children to smoke.

Cause of Death in Children Confirmed as Meningococcal Meningitis

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has confirmed that the mystery illness which killed three children over the festive season has been identified as meningococcal meningitis.
The decision to move to the larger antenna was made due to the rapid growth in data usage by Our Telekom subscribers.

Our Telekom Boosts Connectivity

Our Telekom is in the process of upgrading its receiving antenna size, increasing the amount of throughput available to their subscribers.
Huawei will install a fibre-optic cable linking Sydney to Honiara.

Huawei Contracted to Install Fibre Optic Cable

The submarine division of Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei, has been contracted by the Solomon Islands government to install a fibre-optic cable linking Sydney to Honiara.
The design of this wonderful coin pays tribute to the act of endurance, heroism and leadership shown by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy in 1943 during WWII in the Pacific, specifically the Solomon Islands.

Exclusive Solomon Islands JFK Commemorative $1 Coin

Bullion Exchanges and the Royal Australian Mint proudly offer an exclusive 1 oz. Silver JFK Commemorative $1 coin honouring the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) – the 35th President of the United States.
Australian High Commissioner Rod Brazier (middle) with Permanent Secretary MOFT, Harry Kuma (left)  and A/g Permanent Secretary MHMS, Arnold Moveni (right) after signing an agreement committing Australia to a new phase of support to the Solomon Islands health sector.

Australia Commits to a New Phase of Support to the Solomon Islands Health Sector

Australia and Solomon Islands today signed an agreement of up to AU$66 million (SB$377 million) over four years (2017 to 2020) for the Solomon Islands Health Sector.