New GS for SINTA

THE Solomon Islands national teachers Association (SINTA) has a new general secretary (GS) and he is Robert Lafisi. Mr Lafisi from Fera’abu in East Kwara’ae Malaita province Wednesday signed his four years contract with the organization. The ceremony was hosted at the Rock Haven Inn and was attended by SINTA officials and Ministry of Education.…

Fiu LOs submit work plan

FIU hydro resource owners in Malaita province Wednesday met and submitted their hydro strategic work plan to Minister of Mines and Energy David Dei Pacha. Chairman of the Fiu hydro task force confirmed the meeting was done at the Ministry of Mines and Energy office at Lengakiki, west Honiara. Alfred Geogeo said, that this strategic…

World-class Eye Centre opens its doors

The Honiara-based Regional Eye Centre launches Wednesday morning in a special ceremony presided over by the Honourable Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The Centre will provide free eye care to all Solomon Islanders and act as a regional training hub for visiting eye care professionals. The Centre represents a partnership between the governments of Solomon Islands…

History in the making for SI in Pacific Games

Congratulation is the word that Team Solomons deserve for their exceptional performance in the recent Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Over the past weeks, the country stands united and proud following the achievement of our contingent to the 15th Pacific Games. No doubt its history for the country in getting the…

HCC Environmental office ransacked

The office of the Environmental Health department of the Honiara City Council has been robbed. It has been revealed that the incident happen at the early hours of Tuesday morning between 0330 to 0425hrs. A statement from the Law Enforcement Division states that an officer on duty discovered the incident but it was too late.…

Opposition unmoved by explanation

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group says the response by the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has failed to explain why the National Disaster Management Office (NMDO) submission was not considered by the Government. In a statement yesterday, the Parliamentary Opposition said the fact that NDMO as the legitimate body was by-passed and funds…

Provincial delegation updated on projects

A combined delegation from the from Malaita and Guadalcanal Provincial Governments held a meeting early this week with the Prime Minister  Manasseh Sogavare at the Prime Minister’s Office to be updated on the progress of major national projects in those two provinces. During the meeting Mr Sogavare assured the premiers that the government was only…

Lawyer ordered to appear in court

Lawyer representing the man accused of attacking a Renbel Chief at the Kingsley Food bar last year has been ordered to appear in court on July 28. This is so that he can confirm to the court on the form of preliminary inquiry his client prefer. George Gray of Public Solicitor’s Office who represents Frank…

Mothers dream and courage drives on

The 2013 US Women of Courage Award winner’s dreams keep on going as she is about to open her second school and a third to be built soon. Speaking to this paper in an interview early this week, Beverly Komasi said that her bigger plans are underway with work in serving the nation to be…