YWCA regional training ends here

MEMBERS of the Pacific Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) ended their regional leadership and skills building training workshop in Honiara last Friday.  Solomon Islands hosted the week-long training, which attracted delegates from Papua New Guinea and Samoa. The training waspart of the World YWCA movement’s initiative to reflect on the work it has been conducting…

Media personnel end parliament workshop

EIGHTEEN media personnel from various local media organisations, non-government organisations, and government ministries completed a three-day workshop on Parliamentary Information organised by the Media Department of the National Parliament. During the three days’ workshop, participants were able to learn about the Constitution of Solomon Islands, Parliament Standing Orders, various functions, procedures and divisions of the…

Parliament to set up press gallery for media

PARLIAMENT is setting up a press gallery to help reporters effectively cover proceedings of parliament. Director of Parliament Media Joy Angi revealed this at the end of a three-day workshop her department organised for the media to learn about parliament, its processes, and procedures. The press gallery will be equipped with a phone and internet…

Stop engaging kids in campaigns

YOUNG children below the age of 18 should not be engaged in any political campaigning because it’s a form of child abuse. The warning came as the country is being hit by election fever resulting in political campaigning intensifying in parts of Honiara and the provinces. Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday Acting Director of…