MV TAEMAREHO SAILS AMIDST CONTROVERSY

A thundery welcome for an Are’Are warrior   DRENCHING rain and claps of thunder welcomed West Are’Are’s passenger boat, the MV Tahimareho when it sailed into Point Cruz on Saturday afternoon. It was the ship’s first commercial trip to and from Auki on Malaita since its tragic accident on 3rd April this year. Some 27…

93% of girls feel unsafe in Honiara City 

Ninety-three percent (93%) of girls are feeling unsafe on the streets of Honiara City according to a recent survey.  This was revealed by Plan International Country Manager Ella Kauhue during her presentation at the Youth Empowerment Art Exhibition on Thursday 17 December. Ms. Kauhue said that 93% of girls feel unsafe in public spaces and…

ESP now online

THE details of the much-awaited Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) will soon be made public after the Permanent Secretary of Finance launched the ESP Management Information (ESP-MIS) and the ESP Content Management systems (ESP-CMS) on Friday. Speaking at the launching, Mr. McKinnie Dentana said both applications are web-based meaning that they are accessible by URL on…