TSI to MoFT: Prioritize Hospital

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is deeply concerned over the shortage of drugs and other necessary medication in the National Referral Hospital and clinics, as was reported earlier. Revelations have resurfaced that responsible authorities, especially the Ministry of Finance and Treasury has not prioritized the procurement of these vital and necessary drugs. Given the boat loads of…

School wants water supply

EPALLE Memorial School in West Bugotu has called on their Member of Parliament for Gao/Bugotu to assist them with water supply as it is one of the challenges facing the school. During Samuel Manetoali’s short visit to the School, head teacher Tony Vahia asked him in front of the students and community for help in…

Choral fest is back, set to rock

The annual Solomon Islands Schools Choral Festival is back. Organisers of the Choral Festival are happy to announce the plans for the upcoming choral festival, scheduled for the 3rd to the 5th of July. The Choral Festival rehearsals begun yesterday Monday at 2-4pm, Chung-Wah School Hall, the organisers said. Rehearsals will continue at the same…

Women learn from Practice Parliament

ABOUT 50 enthusiastic women across the eight provinces who met as strangers but now leave the Capital more enthused and empowered to participate as candidates in any general election following the fourth Practice Parliament for Women. The exercise was primarily targeted at women who were considering standing for the National Elections or local elections, women…

Thought for the Week

The Church – Part 3 By Rev. Eric D. Maefonea (SWIM) Once again, I invite you to our continuing discussion of the above topic. Last week we looked at the birth of the Church and the pictures used in the New Testament to describe the Church. This week, we will discuss the criteria’s for becoming…

Tilapia training ends in Malaita

A FOUR day training on tilapia was successfully conducted last week in Malaita province. A total of six rural training centres (RTC) school principals, agriculture instructors and 22 leading tilapia farmers in the province have attended the training. It was held in Auki, Malaita. The training was possible under a four years partnership agreement by…

Malaita lagging behind in health reporting

MALAITA province needs to improve on its health reporting. The Malaita provincial heath director Dr Henry Kako highlighted the need to improve on this, during the first day of the Malaita health conference in Auki, Monday. He said Malaita is lagging behind when it comes to reporting, adding this is one area that those who…

Police investigate death in Central Honiara

Police in Honiara have arrested a suspect in relation to the death of a 31-year-old male person after being found with a wound to his body outside his rented house in the Koloale area of Central Honiara on 17 June 2018. The Serious Crime Team within the National Criminal Investigation Department of the Royal Solomon…