Economy Archive October 2019

Cutting of ribbon by H.E. Roderick Brazier and PS Supervising MPNSCS Mactus Forau.

Australia Funds Extension of Seif Ples Facility

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) welcomes the completion of an extension to the Seif Ples facility at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara which was officially opened during a ceremony on 15 October 2019.
Man Arrested for Death of Grandfather

Man Arrested for Death of Grandfather

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Malaita Province have arrested an adult man following the death of his grandfather at Komumakai Village close to Wairokai Village in West Are’are on 11 October 2019.
SMEC Awarded Infrastructure Contract in the Solomon Islands

SMEC Awarded Infrastructure Contract in the Solomon Islands

Engineering and development consultancy SMEC has been appointed to design and overlook infrastructure projects in the Solomon Islands. The firm was appointed by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development in the country, to help with the construction of certain roads and wharves.
Australia Gifts High Speed Patrol Vessel to RSIPF

Australia Gifts High Speed Patrol Vessel to RSIPF

The Australian Government has gifted the first of two new special purpose, high speed patrol vessels to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) for Western Border patrol and response operations.
Duplicated Honiara Census List Clarified

Duplicated Honiara Census List Clarified

The 43 names that appeared twice on the Honiara’s selected supervisors and enumerators for the upcoming national census were the result of a printing error.
27 YO Man Arrested on Allegations of Sexually Assaulting 9 YO Girl

27 YO Man Arrested on Allegations of Sexually Assaulting 9 YO Girl

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Sexual Assault Unit have arrested and charged a 27-year-old male on 7 October 2019 for an allegation of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in West Honiara.
13 YO Girl and 30 YO Man Arrested for Selling Kwaso

13 YO Girl and 30 YO Man Arrested for Selling Kwaso

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested two suspects for selling homebrew (kwaso) at Tulagi in Central Province on 6 October 2019.
SolBrew Wins HEINEKEN CSR Award in Asia Pacific

SolBrew Wins HEINEKEN CSR Award in Asia Pacific

Solomon Breweries won the top Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award in HEINEKEN Asia Pacific beating other HEINEKEN operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Vice-Chancellor's Dr. Ganesh Chand delivering his address during the World Teachers' Day Celebration.

SINU to Offer Post-Grad and Masters Degree in Education in 2020

The Vice-Chancellor of the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Dr. Ganesh Chand made the announcement during the World Teachers’ Day celebration at Panatina Cultural Village on Friday 4th Oct 2019.
The project will provide increased access to safe water and improve sanitation in the urban areas of the Solomon Islands, greater Honiara area and five other towns, namely Auki, Gizo, Noro, Munda, and Tulagi.

ADB Funds Urban Water Supply

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $28M and a grant of $9M for the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project in the Solomon Islands.