Investors taking risks to invest here

INVESTORS of the country’s newly established bank – Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) are taking risks to invest in Solomon Islands. Chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank Nihal Kekulawala in an interview with the paper fortnight ago said most of the people who have invested in the bank have taken a risk. Therefore he added,…

Archbishop of Canterbury arrives

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby and his team arrived in the country on Sunday afternoon for one three days visit. A  high level delegation from the Church of Melanesian led by the Archbishop of the Church of Melanesian in Solomon Islands the Right Reverend David Vunagi and members…

International youth day to be celebrated

The 2014 international youth day led by young people is set to be celebrated on Tuesday at Multipurpose Hall compound featuring seven days of campaign on the theme “Mental Health Matters” which will be officially launched by Hon.Peter Tom, the Minister of Women, Youth, Children & Family Affairs. The event is expected to be attended…

Community development highlighted in Kirakira

World Vision joined the celebrations of Makira/Ulawa Province’s second appointed day last week and continued with a three days mini fair show. The mini show from August 4-6 saw World Vision’s Makira Area Program displaying their project activities as part of the celebration and show casing four projects namely, Makira Climate Change Adaptation project, Makira…

MMF attacks DPM over comments

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has described the comments of deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga as shameful and nonsense. Speaking in response to comments made by Maelanga last week, forum president Charles Dausabea said it was sad to see a Malaitan leader was being spoon fed with words that only make him look foolish. “Why does…

Police update from last week

Disturbances and disorderly behaviour continue top police list last week again as of Monday 4 August  to yesterday Sunday 10 Aug 2014. As the Acting Assistant Commissioner for national capital Gabriel Manelusi he said he was concern with such behaviour. “I’m very concern about the continue of this behaviour the previous week which recorded 31…

Work on the USP fourth campus kicks-off

A work on the USP fourth campus at Ndoma, West Guadalcanal, finally kicks off fortnight ago with pegging of the entire boundary and clearing of the bushes. This was revealed by the University of the South Pacific (USP), Solomon Islands Campus Director John Usuramo during the USP open day at the Multi Purpose Hall, Friday.…

Government warned

Top Australian lawyer warns gov’t over Prendergast’s appointment A top Australian Lawyer has cautioned the government to think carefully and make a good decision regarding its newly appointed police commissioner Mr Frank Prendergast. Writing from Australia the lawyer who wishes to remain anonymous told this paper Mr Prendergast is still under investigation by the Australian…