Provincial fisheries officers annual conference underway

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources annual Provincial Fisheries Officers conference got underway in Honiara on Monday morning with most of the provinces represented. The provincial fisheries officers’ participation has been made possible through the World Bank’s Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) under its component 2: Sustainable Management of Coastal Fisheries. PROP is a…

Pig farmers challenged

MINISTER of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Augustine Auga has challenged pig farmers to utilise their ability and strength to venture into piggery farming to earn money and support their families.  He stated this at the opening of Adaliua Integrated Pig and Agriculture centre in Central Kwara’ae close to Auki in Malaita province last week. Mr…

Uni students urged to wear decent clothing

ONE of the topics discussed during the recent student forum organized by the University of the South Pacific (USP) Honiara Campus is on proper dressing code. Speaking at the forum Student Association President Robert Tahi said as an university institution students are expected to wear decent clothing whilst at the vicinity of the campuses. Mr…

Parties reconcile after fatal accident

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) on Sunday witnessed a reconciliation ceremony between parties involved in a fatal accident in Honiara on over the weekend in Honiara. The accident resulted in the death of a 15-year-old girl who died after collision with a vehicle. The reconciliation was held at the Rove Police…

Models gear up for SFW 2018

Models taking part in the Solomon Fashion Week 2018 are gearing up for the show in November. Young models as young 6 have been practicing for the cat walk for the past two Sundays. Under the watchful eyes of the Founder of the Association of Solomon Islanders in Creative Fashion Justina Radclyffe, the models were…

JnS backs fashion show again

JnS Hair and Beauty Studio is once again stepping in to support Solomon Fashion week 2018 for the third time. Owner of JnS Hair and Beauty, Salome Kwaiga, speaking to the paper said she is very delighted to be the major sponsor of the event. “I saw a lot of young people taking part in…

First Post-Graduate certificate program at SINU

The country’s National University on Monday witnessed another milestone through the launching of its newly established Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management program. This will will be offered through the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. The program was established as a result of a need by the Ministry of Health and Medical…

Undersea cable survey set

The first initial route survey for the proposed Coral Sea Cable System in the country will be conducted between 8th October to 4th December 2018. The survey will be carried out within the inshore waters of Honiara, Tulagi, Noro and Taro Township by a contractor, the Earth Sciences and Surveying, EGS, (Asia) Ltd. The primary…