India to Build Centre of Excellence in IT at SINU

India to Build Centre of Excellence in IT at SINU

The Indian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands H.E Vijai Kumar and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon. Jeremiah Manele signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday 17, February 2020 to establish a centre of excellence for Information and communications technology (ICT) at SINU.
Of specific focus at this meeting was the traffic congestions experienced in Honiara. It is believed that the Road Transport Board (RTB) is the right body to address some of the traffic issues Honiara City is currently facing.

SICCI, RSIPF Hosts First Executive Group Meeting for 2020

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) remain committed to build on the mutual relationship established under the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2018.
Petition Against MP Sofu Dismissed

Petition Against MP Sofu Dismissed

The Chief Justice of Solomon Islands Sir Albert Palmer has dismissed the petition case lodged against East Kwaio MP Stanley Festus Sofu.
TSI made the statement after the MP for Gizo Kolombangara defended her decision to award a scholarship to her husband under the MP’s scholarship scheme.

TSI Calls for Reform of Electoral System

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) calls for urgent reform to the electoral system to reduce the influence of political financing/monetization of National General Election giving both men and women who do not have access to funding a fair go.
The manhunt for the three prisoners started soon after the tree escaped from the Rove Correctional Facility on Sunday 15th December 2019.

Police Recapture Prisoners

The Police Response Team (PRT) of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) has recaptured prison escapees Frank Firimolea and Dilo Faiga at the main entry junction road to Burns Creek market between 11 and 11:45am on 15 February 2020.