Politics Archive January 2021

Waste management is an issue for Honiara, which is why Solomon Ports is taking the initiative to encourage members of the public in Honiara to practice proper waste disposal manners.

Solomon Ports Launches 3 ‘R’s Campaign

Solomon Ports has now commenced the ‘Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle’ (3 rs) campaign in Honiara.
The Trade Commissioner says in terms of trading connections and trading arrangements, the government must make sure the country enters into arrangements or agreements with important markets.

More Trade Agreements as Solomon Islands Prepares for Graduation

The Solomon Islands government is preparing itself for graduation from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status.
Mr. Agovaka says that the government is now working on new telecommunication laws to register all mobile SIMs.

Government Backs Down on Plans to Shut down Facebook

The government has backed down on plans to ban the use of Facebook in Solomon Islands.
“These prolonged positive cases are telling us that the Covid-19 virus does not just disappear at 10 or 14 days after symptoms subside, or even if there are no symptoms."

Sogavare Calls for Repeat Testing of Those Discharged

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is urging those that tested positive for Covid-19 and have since been released from quarantine after three consecutive negative tests to return for retesting.
Inspector Ramosaea says, “The victim of the wounding incident had no connection in relation to the land dispute. He is a passenger on board the transport.”

Thugs Injure Passenger During Knife Attack

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki are investigating a knife attack by a group of young men.