ECE teachers awarded

About 12 Early Childhood Education (ECE) / kindergarten teachers from the Catholic Diocese of Gizo who were trained from 2012-2013 were awarded ECE Introductory Certificates. His Lordship, Bishop Luciano Capelli SDB last Thursday presented the certificates to the participant. The last workshop was held from Monday 22nd -24th September 2014. It was well facilitated by…

Jehovah’s Witnesses convention this Friday

Jehovah’s Witnesses will begin their three-day convention at the Kukum Kingdom Hall this Friday. The Witnesses are extending an open invitation to attend the program that will examine Jesus’ words: “Keep on, then, seeking first the Kingdom.” The program will also feature how this advice given thousands of years ago can provide practical benefits in…

Jehovah’s Witnesses invite all

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Theme questioned

A former supporter for the Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) has described the theme for Martin Kealoa’s campaign strategy as unrealistic. The outgoing MP has recently kicked off his campaign awareness in Honiara. The supporter, who once voted Mr Kealoa in the last election and wanted to remain anonymous, claimed the theme for campaign is: ‘Ting…

Youth shows talent in making peace

Young people participating in this month’s youth market described peace and happy Isles in their unique dance moves. The competitors of the dance competition choreographed their dance moves to describe and interpret the market’s theme “Peaceful Youths, happy Isles.” “This Youth Market has grown since the last ones and the youths are taking part in…

Tourism office receives first acquittal report

Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) yesterday received the first acquittal report from Kiriom Homestay in Bita’ama, Malaita province. Gregory Autaia Products and Development Officer within the ministry received the report from the Home stay manager Michael Tolingi Kirio. Mr Kirio when handing over his acquittal report said the report contained how he had spent…

Tikopians want explanation over shipping grant

PEOPLE of Tikopia and Anuta Islands in the Temotu province are demanding an explanation from their outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) Clay Forau over how he had used the shipping grant. Benariki Putanakipenua,26, from Tikopia who claimed to be speaking on behalf of the constituents said, people in the constituency wants some explanation from the…

Call for innovative tourism project plans

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) and the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) are requesting innovative tourism project proposals from the public. The requests for proposals have been advertised in the media in recent days which will close on October 10. The…

CBSI adjusts monetary policy stance

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board at its meeting last Tuesday, after considering the developments in the economy during the first six months of the year, has decided to adjust its monetary policy stance over the next six months to a more accommodative monetary policy from the neutral position adopted during the first…