World Vision boss hail’s community beauty

UATAE community in East Malaita electorate is blessed to have a beautiful place with a million dollar view to the ocean.   This was stated by World Vision National Director Jimmy Nadapdap during last Tuesday’s handing over ceremony of a Jacob’s ladder to the community. Mr. Nadapdap who made his first time to the community to…

PM: Mamara vital for public servants

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says the Mamara Housing Project will provide much needed housing for public servants. Speaking in his nationwide address on Monday, the PM said the project will build houses that who can acquire the houses through rent-purchasing arrangements.  “This project is another example of my government’s vision to empower public servants to…

Cherishing media freedom

May 3rd each year is a date which ‘World Press Freedom Day’ is celebrated.  Its a time to commemorate the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise…

In court with Assumpta

Dad admits indecent act, denies incest Alleged One Link boss to plea to lesser charges Men to go on trial for damaging properties over mining row Dad admits indecent act, denies incest  A FATHER had yesterday confessed to touching his teenage daughter’s private body parts but denied having unlawful sexual intercourse with her. The man in his…

Historic MASI open day successfully staged

FOR the first time an open day for all media organisations and stakeholders was hosted in the country on Monday. The event was staged to coincide with the annual ‘World Press Freedom Day.’ The open day was hosted as part of programs being organised by the association to mark the event which falls today, 3rd…

‘NO SEVERE REACTION’

SINCE roll out of COVID-19 vaccination in the country there have not been any cases of Anaphylaxis, a severe form of reaction or allergy to the vaccine.  Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare said in his nationwide address Monday. Its understood that prior to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout some people without any medical back ground spread false…

ALL ESP APPROVALS DONE

The Government’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) committee has completed all approvals of applications. That’s according to the Chairperson and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury McKinnie Dentana. Since the launch of the ESP, several thousands of applications were submitted from around the nation and went through vigorous and strict screening and selection…

Gegeo : media a mouth piece of the nation

Mass media is the mouth piece or voice of our nation. That’s according to the Head of Humanities at the Solomon Islands National University (S.I.N.U) Dr. David Gegeo when delivering the keynote address of the World Press Freedom Day, Monday. Theme for this year is ‘Information as a public good.’  Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI)…