PM praises Taiwanese youth visitors

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo yesterday thanked the visiting Republic of China (ROC)/Taiwan Youth Ambassadors when the delegation had an audience with the Prime Minister. Gordon Darcy Lilo thanked them for visiting the people of Solomon Islands to learn about Solomon Islands culture and tradition. “Thank you for engaging with our people,” Mr Lilo said.…

Tamboko school receives sanitation materials

Tamboko community high school in North West Guadalcanal is another beneficiaries of the water and sanitation projected implemented by Live and Learn with the help from UNICEF. This school is one of the eight schools in the province to receive such support. School principal and school chairman signed the memorandum of understanding with Live and…

Tandai landowners slash demarcation proposal

Following the first ever Honiara City Boundary consultation between the government and Tandai Land owning tribes last week, Tandai Landowners have resolved to delay any proposed, physical demarcation on the current town boundary pending another round of consultation with the Government. According to the association documents produced during the consultation were not in line with…

Tambalivu celebrates feast day

Tambalivu church of Visale parish in northwest Guadalcanal celebrated feast day of the holy name of Mary last Friday. The celebration of the holy name of Mary was held annually every year. More than 500 people from surrounding communities of Visale attended the program. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said Visale parish priest…

11 suspected cases of measles in Makira Ulawa

The Makira Ulawa Provincial Health Director said 11 suspected measles cases were reported in the province last week. Dr Arnold Nguduamae told SIBC News, nine suspected measles cases are from Waimapuru National Secondary School, while two were reported from communities close by to Kirakira. He said health officials in Kirakira were dispatched to Waimapuru school…

Staff shortage, clinic reduces services

Auki health centre, Malaita province is being hit hard with staff shortage fortnight ago forcing the clinic to suspend services every weekend. Reports reaching this paper revealed that the shortage of nursing staff forced the clinic to suspend all weekend services. “The clinics would only open to serve or attend to any patients five days…

RSIPF assist Nauru officers with training

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF)yesterday welcomed six police officers from Nauru to participate in a public order management (POM) training program. Commissioner Frank Prendergast was at hand to welcome the officers who are now in the country. The POM training program is facilitated by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Academy through its Officer…

Six new Telekom towers for West soon

With the continuation and growth in the expansion of mobile network in the country Our Telekom is currently working on the civil works for new mobile towers for selected communities in Western Province. The new mobile towers will be built at Maravari, Bava Island, Gizo, Noro, Munda and Goldie College. Once that happen it will…

More finance infor released

The caretaker minister for finance and treasury, Rick Hou, has over the past weeks, provided an unprecedented level of information relating to public finances to the public, as part of the release of the first ever Mid-Year Budget Review. “This is a dawning of a new era in public financial management, and I am delighted…