Tennis election, Wednesday

A new executive to lead the Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation (SITTF) for the next four years will be elected on Wednesday. The election will be the highlight of today’s SITTF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will be held at the Office of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the City…

Use of ‘G’ vehicles

Dear Editor – Knowing the simple rules governing (G) vehicles and reporting incidents seen to appropriate authorities is away forward in assisting to reduce corruption. It is important to realise that more than half of Solomon Islands population does not know the simple rules governing (G) Vehicles. This is seen as disabling of Whistle Blower’s…

Ownership of God Ridge Mining Ltd

Dear Editor – Goldridge Community Investment Limited (GCIL), partners of the Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) hereby warns the public and interested investors about interfering with the reopening of Gold Ridge Mining Limited. GRML situated in Central Guadalcanal has been non-operational since April 3rd 2014 after flash floods forced previous operator St. Barbara to administer…

Donations to NRH

Dear Editor – I extend my appreciation and thanks to Miss King Solomon Hotel, Camilla Grossmith, for donating ten 20kg bags of Solrice and $2,000 to the Gynaecology Ward at the National Referral (NRH). Ms Grossmith said the patients in the Gynaecology Ward hold a special place in her heart. Earlier, during the month, the…

We need another 2 markets

THE Honiara City Council’s decision to shut down the roadside market at White River in west Honiara has not gone down well with residents there. This is expected because the market, illegal as it may, was the most accessible to vendors and people of west Honiara. However, the decision is right and the council must…

Scholarship deal under review

The Ministry of Education is currently reviewing itsSolomon Islands Government scholarship program (SIG). The review is expected to come in effect as of next year, 2017. Ministry of Education Communication officer, Selu Maezama revealed this yesterday. He said that the review is to improve the scholarship program. “We are working towards the 2017 budget.The outcome…

Absence of PSs irk opposition leader

THE Parliament Opposition group leader Jeremiah Manele yesterday urged the government to ensure permanent secretaries turn up for the Bills hearings in Parliament. “The Bills and Legislation Committee had to postpone hearings because PSs failed turn up,” Mr Manele told Parliament. He said PSs should be committed in order to complete the amount of outstanding…