‘Together we can fight the fight’

MINISTER for Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs Freda Tuki says that dealing with gender issues in the country is complex and difficult, but nothing is impossible if everyone work hard. MP Tuki highlighted this during the International Women’s Day celebration last week. “We have proven that we can move mountains,” she said.…

SITIC Impressed with SIVB

As part of the ongoing courtesy meetings with stakeholders, Solomon Islands Tourism Industry Council (SITIC) on Tuesday met with Josefa Tuamoto, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solomon Islands Visitor’s Bureau (SIVB). Mr Belani Tekulu SITIC president said meeting with SIVB CEO is very fruitful and the two (SITIC, SIVB) pledge support for each other. The…

Setback for Bina Harbour project

THE O’ori tribe who claims to be the real land owning group of Bina/Talifu land site is now questioning the government and the chairman of the Bina Interim trust Board, Dickson Maearia over the recent signing of the land title last week. The signing ceremony between the DCCG and the interim was hosted at the…

Cemetary full

Kola Ridge Cemetery the only available cemetery in Honiara city is running out of space for new burials. Reports reaching this paper claimed that the cemetery is running out of space which makes it difficult to find space for new burials. The report claimed that when looking for space at cemetery, some peopleactually dig out…

Medical team on Buala tour

A medical team from the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is currently providing medical assistance in Buala, Isabel province. This was confirmed by Dr Kaeni Agiomea from Buala who is also part of the medical team. In an interview yesterday, Dr. Agiomea said their current visit to Isabel is very timely and helpful as they help…

Workshop on household survey in Auki

A two days dissemination workshop program on Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) was in Auki this week. It successfully concluded on Wednesday. It was conducted and facilitated by statistician Alfred Palo from Survey Unit Statistics department and Raphael Aipaina Principal Statistician from the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. The workshop was held on the…

Call to allow land for development

Solomon Star stringer John Toki has reiterated the general call of the chief from Sagalu ward in the North West Guadalcanal region to all landowners of the island to release their land for development. Mr Toki quoted that the chiefs of Sagalu have realised the barrier brought by land dispute to development in the North…