FSII calls for responsibility over public facilities

CONCERN Group Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has commended the Honiara City Council (HCC) for the reopening of the underpass tunnels. Whilst welcoming the good news, FSII has called on all Honiara residents and users of the recently reopened underpasses to appreciate and take ownership of them. “Our people must appreciate and take ownership over…

NFD supports Our Telekom National Tourism Forum

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St Joseph’s Tenaru grand bazaar

ST JOSEPH Catholic Secondary School will stage its annual grand bazaar tomorrow at the school’s playground. The bazaar will start at 9am. School principal Abraham Hihiru said money raised will go towards the new administration building and the general operation of the school programmes. The day long bazaar will feature entertainment by the Rainbow Boys,…

Our Telekom continues to link Malaita

THE series of launching of Telekom towers in Malaita in recent days received praise from remote villagers. Remote villages in the jungle of Malaita are experiencing ease of communication unlike in the past when delivering messages have to be through a tough jungle walk to urban centers. Nowadays, it is at the tip of fingers…

Green tourism markets Gela, Savo

Green Tourism (SI) Ltd has released holiday products it has developed over the past six months in partnership with eco-tourism operators at Nagho Roderick Bay in Gela and in Savo Islands, Central Province. In a statement the managing director Michael Tokuru revealed that the major holiday products included: a special weekend package to Nagho Roderick…

Main Market bus stop relocated

PASSENGERS traveling West ward from the main market are urged to wait in front of the Low Price Enterprise to get a public bus. The same message was issued to public buses to stop in front of the shop instead of stopping opposite the main market. The Honiara City Council (HCC) and Royal Solomon Island…

MSG chair launches MSG Trade Mission in NC

Chair of the MSG and FLNKS Spokesperson, Victor Tutugoro and a senior member of the FLNKS Political Bureau Yvon Faua officially launched the First Trade Mission of the Melanesian Spearhead Group last week in Noumea, New Caledonia.             In the presence of representatives of various institutions and companies from brother-countries around Melanesia who gathered in…

Management of water resources vital for the pacific

Management and sustainable use of water resources in the pacific is a cross cutting issue that governments and its partner agencies with communities need to seriously consider. Rhonda Robinson the deputy director water and sanitation programme with the secretariat of the pacific community said pacific small island developing states (SIDS) are lagging behind in access…