SI represented at RSE physician forum

Solomon Islands is being represented at a two day recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Panel Physician Forum currently underway in Nadi Fiji. Three doctors from the Family Medical Centre and the Honiara Private Medical Centre and two officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) are attending the Forum. With the theme “Healthy…

Women happy with Fathers ministry training

WOMEN of Susu village in east-central Guadalcanal say they are happy with the training conducted for fathers and husbands over the weekend. The women told Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki that they believe their husbands will never be the same after again after undergoing the training. “Some of our fathers know little about…

Local pig farmers association to be formed

PLANS are well underway to establish a local pig farmers association in the Solomon Islands. Last Sunday, a large group of concerned pig farmers from Honiara, Guadalcanal, Malaita, and Makira have gathered at the Samsung Café at Kukum, to discuss the formation of the proposed Solomon Islands Pig Farmers Association (SIPFA). Reports reaching the Solomon…

Nihopara highlights tourism initiatives

THE occasion to mark Solomon Islands Tourism Industry Council (SITIC) Open Day in Honiara last week, gave the opportunity for members of the public to know some of the major tourism pledges that the government is currently working on. Andrew Nihopara, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has highlighted these when…

Native Stoneage live performance

ONE of the country’s famous reggae bands, Native Stoneage is still alive after being together for 16 years. The Malaita based band, originally from East Fataleka, will show its solidarity when they stage two live performances this Saturday and Sunday at the Art Gallery. Acting manager of the band, Allen Siau said the two shows…