Latest News Archive December 2018

Yacht in Distress Picked up in Ysabel

Two people have been rescued after their personal locator beacon alerted HM Coastguard to the fact their yacht was in trouble off the Solomon Islands.

Dual Citizenship Passed in Parliament

The Solomon Islands parliament has recently passed the country’s first dual-citizenship legislation.
The minimum wage is expected to rise from SBD$4 an hour to SBD$8 an hour.

Minimum Wage Expected to Increase in 2019

Solomon Islands government has announced an increase in the country’s legal minimum wage from $4 per hour to $8 (US$0.49 – US$0.99) per hour that will come into effect as of next year.
Lawyers go on Strike

Lawyers go on Strike

Solomon Islands Government lawyers have gone on strike after a 28 day notice to improve their terms and conditions was not responded according to their satisfaction.