GPCW acknowledges support

GUADALCANAL Provincial Council of Women (GPCW) who played a key role in seeking assistance for the five children of the murdered mother at Marau says they are happy with the support rendered by companies and other groups in the country. President of the Group Alice Anthonia said that after they have made the call for…

Maelanga ends constituency tour

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Member of Parliament (MP) for East Malaita Manasseh Maelanga has ended its weeklong constituency tour. He returned to Honiara on Sunday afternoon after the successful visit to his people. He kicked off his tour on Saturday 13th May and the tour on Saturday 20th May. During his visit, Hon Maelanga…

The Third Beatitude

Welcome to our continuing discussion on the Sermon on the Mount. This week, we discuss the third of the Beatitudes: “Blessed are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5). I believe that you’ve been blessed and gain new insights on the beatitude from what we have discuss so far. Stay with me…

Communities urged to look after water supply

The responsibility of looking after the new water supply system lies on the shoulders of Maneasinimae and Taumaetarau water supply committee says director of Malaita province health authority Dr Hendry Kako. Dr Kako uttered this when officiating at the water supply project official handing over at Palasu’s village in Small Malaita constituency last Friday. The…

Communities take delivery of new water supply

Communities of Maneasinimae and Taumaetarau in ward 23 of small Malaita constituency in Malaita province have taken ownership of new water supply project on Friday. This means that women and children of Palasu’u, Rota, Oloha and Wapu villages will no longer walk far distance like before to collect water for their daily use. These are…

Our culture is our pride

“Our Culture is our pride” that was the statement made by the leader of Turarana cultural group Mr. Salave Matia when asked what motivated him to led young Children to participate in the cultural activities on the international Museum day that took place at the National Museum Art Gallery in Honiara on Friday 19 May…

Education

Dear Editor – Before and for a few years after independence HTI {Honiara Technical Institute [Kukum Campus]}, Penatena Teachers training college, TS Ranandi marine training school and KG6 secondary school as well as a few other schools were so well regarded restrictions were put on the number of overseas students allowed to attend to ensure…

Cuban graduate doctors

Dear Editor – Please DCCG, do not send any more local students to study medicine in Cuba.  Cuba graduate doctors are a disgrace to the profession. Their parents and guardians might disagree but I think that’s a fact because I have witnessed it firsthand. As an admitted patient, I am very fearful when they treat…

Beu, we are not outsiders

Dear Editor – In response to Beu’s interview on Radio New Zealand, 22 May 2017, I’m writing in my capacity as a mutually concerned Temotu Leader and a Land Owner on Nendo (Santa Cruz). On the onset, Beu let us remind you that we are not outsiders. Outsiders are the miners that your government brought…

Thanks Solrice

Dear Editor – Though East Medical Centre as a rule does not go publically on our services, as Nick Ellis of Solrice Ltd thanked us publically (SST & IS Monday 22 May) we feel obliged to return the same. East Medical Centre sincerely thanks Mr Nick Ellis and Solrice Ltd for taking the enormous humanitarian…