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Women share local skills

The Women Friendly Spaces (WFS) program set up by World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) following the April 3 floods is providing an opportunity for elder women in Guadalcanal Plains to transfer indigenous skills and knowledge to younger women and is a place where new friendships are formed.

Record 12 fishing vessels under FFA investigations

Operation Kurukuru ends 

BSP opens 19th ATM

Band South Pacific (BSP) has opened its 19th ATM in the country at the Family Market Pharmacy at Central Market, the country busiest and biggest market, Friday.

Aust thanked for help to West Papua

The Australia West Papua Association thanks the Australian government for endorsing a petition for greater journalistic access to the Papuan territory under Indonesian administration.

Sumitomo lodges appeal case

JAPANESE mining giant Sumitomo Ltd last Friday lodged a notice with the Court of Appeal to challenge the recent High Court ruling of its case against Axiom Mining Ltd.

U.S. embassy to recognise women of courage

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea:  The U.S. Embassy is encouraging people in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu to nominate exceptional women for U.S. Secretary of State’s International Woman of Courage Award.  This award honors women who are making history in their countries and communities.  The U.S. Embassy encourages nominations of awesome women who have worked to better their societies, fight discrimination or strife, resolve conflicts, as well as those who have taken risks to run for office or break down barriers in order to promote positive change. 

‘More women refuse to have their breasts removed’

HEALTH authorities says about half of the women being diagnosed with breast disease in the country decline to have their breasts removed.

SIWIBA to host Meres Market next week

After months of training the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SWIBA) will host its Meres Market on the 29th, 30 and 31st of October next week at the National Art Gallery grounds .

Charity group delivers machine to detect breast disease

A machine to detect and diagnose of breast disease was officially handed over to the National Referral Hospital (NHR) yesterday.

GP tourism calls for help

Guadalcanal Provincial tourism office is calling on the soon to be elected eight Members of Parliament (MP) in Guadalcanal to support tourism industry in the province since tourism is the next alternative development for the province.