ROC navy awe youths with their show

THE visiting Taiwanese navy on Tuesday graced the youth market with their various show of dances and martial art skills. The youth market is being  held at the Art Gallery and hundreds of youths and the member packed the area to watch the various activities being organized at day one of the event. The show…

Malaita MPAs visit Suava, Bina

A DELEGATION from the Malaita Provincial Assembly visited the landowners of Suava Bay and Bina Harbour early this week. The delegation consisted of Malaita provincial executive members and ministers. Provincial Minister for Land Administration, Reform and Survey Martin Fini said, the aim of the visit is to hold consultations with the landowners in the two…

18 months for man who sold stolen computer

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Minister thanks donors

MINISTER for agriculture and livestock (MAL) has thanked donor partners in funding the Rural Development Program (RDP) component 2. The official launching of this program was held on Friday in Honiara and was attended by farmers, stakeholders, non-government organisations (NGO) and private sector at. Augustine Auga with the help from donors it has enabled the…

KOICA to build new health centre at Visale

KOREA International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) would fund a new maternity and child health centre for Visale Catholic Mission (VCM) and Visale community in West Guadalcanal this year. On Sunday a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Honiara, Guadalcanal Provincial and Catholic Mission visited the proposed site at Visale. During the site visit,…

Kava misses out in RDP component 2

Kava growers throughout the country will not benefit under the component (2) two of the Rural Development Program (RDP) that was launched in Honiara on Friday. RDP component 2 aims to enhance the rural livelihoods through diversification and commercialization of agriculture production. Farmers can apply for funds to improve their agricultural activities. RDP component 2…

Lucky escape for driver

A DRIVER of a short boot Toyota car narrowly escaped death when he veered off his lane hitting an oncoming dump truck along Vura 2 road, East Honiara mid-morning on Saturday. The driver of the cab was believed to have been drunk and was sleeping behind the wheel at the time of the accident. An…