Economy Archive November 2023

Solomon Islands Team Taekwondo, comprising both men and women, achieved a remarkable feat by bagging a total of 14 medals.

Team Taekwando Bags 14 Medals

Solomon Islands World Taekwondo Union (SIWTU) has written ‘history in the stars’ for winning the first ever Pacific Games Gold medal for men in this code of combat sports.
The Solomon Islands Women's Beach Volleyball team, comprising the dynamic pairing of Hannah Donga and Kirstain Puia, showcased their prowess in a captivating quarterfinal showdown against Samoa at the SIFF Academy.

Beach Volleyball Duos Blaze Trail to Semi-Finals

In a remarkable demonstration of skill and determination, the Men's and Women's Beach Volleyball teams from Solomon Islands have left an indelible mark this 17th Pacific Games, clinching sought-after positions in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile, Mr. Hiriasia also reiterated that people must take heed of the heavy rain and strong wind warnings issued by the Meteorological Services.

Weather Should Clear By Tuesday: MET Service

The current bad weather that is experienced in the Solomon Islands is mainly caused by a low-pressure system, says the Director of Solomon Islands Meteorological Services, Mr. David Hiba Hiriasia.
The Solomon Islands products that were exhibited during the Expo were mainly Solomon tuna, Kokonut Pacific products, SolAgro products, seaweed and handicrafts.

Solomon Islands Participates in 6th China International Import Expo

Solomon Islands, for the first time participated at the 6th China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2023 in Shanghai.
Guadalcanal experiences regular number of natural hazard events and considering the heightened risk due to the tropical cyclone season, which falls within the event period, the province acknowledges the importance of a comprehensive disaster management strategy.

Guadalcanal Province Strengthens Preparedness and Risks Management in light of Games

In light of the upcoming 17th Pacific Games, in Honiara from November 19th to December 4th, 2023, Guadalcanal Province is strengthening the disaster preparedness and risks management capacities of vulnerable communities in the province.
Hon. Tanagada will deliver a Country Statement during the Plenary and General Policy Debate of the 42nd session of General Conference.

Education Minister Attends 42nd UNESCO General Conference

Minister for Education, Hon. Lanelle Tanangada is amongst Ministers of Education and Senior Ministry of Education and Training officials from the Pacific Island countries attending the 42nd session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference.
Nationally accredited qualifications are owned by the government and the people of Solomon Islands and this achievement adds to the current 9 qualifications nationally accredited by SITESA this year.

New Training and Assessment Package Accredited

Australia through APTC is proud to have supported the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education & Skills Authority (SITESA) which has achieved the successful accreditation of the Training and Assessment National Skills Package.
Aside from the ‘flying billboard’, Solomon Airlines and Illumination will collaborate on TV, print, digital and travel agency activations, culminating in in-cinema screenings where audience members can win their own Family Adventure to the Solomon Islands.

Solomon Airlines Unveils Major Marketing Collaboration with Illumination

Solomon Airlines has announced a major marketing collaboration with Illumination, one of the world’s leading entertainment companies, for the release of its next original animated film, Migration.
The meeting additionally set forth a comprehensive research agenda for the Solomon Islands, which will prioritise Environmental Sustainability, Climate Change Adaptation, Economic Development, Community Engagement, and Policy Impact.

SINU Partners With Oceans University

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) met with representatives from the Qingdao Municipal Government and Oceans University of China today for a critical dialogue concerning the implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year.
Solomon Islands Consul General Ashwant Dwivedi extends his condolences to Thomas family at Vancouver Aireport.

Solomon Islands Citizen Who Lost His Life in a Vehicle Crash in Canada Makes Final Journey Home

A Solomon Islands citizen who lost his life during a tragic motor vehicle crash in Canada is making his final journey back to his homeland Solomon Islands.
As a direct result of this year’s industry training led by Australia’s Solomon Islands Infrastructure Program, more women, more graduates and more people with disabilities are being employed in construction, and more local companies are winning work.

Australia Hails Local Infrastructure Industry

Australia has hailed the achievements of the Solomon Islands infrastructure sector, including 18 women currently being supported through a trail blazing training in construction and solar power.

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