Women benefit from CSSI, RSIPF awareness talk

MOTHERS union members from the Saint Luke Church-Kia Parish Diocese of Isabel and Saint Barnabas Provincial Cathedral of the Anglican Church of Melanesian has benefited from the CSSI and RSIPF joint educational awareness talk, facilitated by CSSI Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi and Sgt Robert Malo of the National Crime Prevention Department of the RSIPF at the…

MEHRD applauds Aust, NZ partnership 

THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development has acknowledged both the Australian and New Zealand Governments for their continuous support to our Education Sector. Speaking during the launching of the Certificate in Teaching Primary Program for Teachers in Training (TIT) on Tuesday, Permanent Secretary for MEHRD Dr Franco Rodie said his Ministry has benefitted…

Vaccinations for all 18+ now open

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare recently announced in his weekly nationwide address that ‘vaccination now opens for all adults aged 18 years and over’.  “My good people, we have now opened the COVID-19 vaccination program to all persons 18 years and above in Honiara and Guadalcanal, Western, Choiseul and Malaita Outer Islands.  “The Ministry of Health…

MID signs Kukum Highway Phase 2 Contract

THE Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development Mr. Stephen Maesiola has signed the “Contract between the Ministry of Infrastructure Development & Kitano Construction Corp. Japan – for the Upgrading of Kukum Highway (Phase 2) Project” and the “Minute of the meeting contract negotiation”.  Representing the Kitano Construction Corp. Japan is the Project for…

MEA to deal with teacher who poses death threat

THE Malaita Education Authority (MEA) will take action against a Tawahaule Community High School (CHS) teacher, who threatens to kill members of a fact-finding mission in a logging operation in Small Malaita recently. The incident happened last Tuesday, at the Tawahaule log pond near Tawahaule CHS in front of students, parents, and the media. The…

SI-NZ signs $240m airfield Upgrade deal

A SBD$240 million Provincial Airfield Upgrade being jointly funded by New Zealand, Australia and Solomon Islands is off the ground. An initial funding arrangement of SBD1.4M for the upgrades at Seghe in Western Province and Taro on Choiseul Province was signed on Monday at the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara between the New Zealand…

RSIPF admits to TSI article on One Link 

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) had acknowledged the Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) media article published on the one link Pacifica missing cash exhibits on 20 June 2021. Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) points of concern are very true on which they have raised that the Police officer alleged for stealing the one link Pacifica…

Tenaru to compete in seven NSSG sports 

ST Joseph’s Tenaru Secondary School will participate in seven sports in the upcoming National Secondary School Games (NSSG) next week. Tenaru School Principal, Abraham Hihiru confirmed they will take part in athletics for track and field, basketball, hockey, netball, rugby 7s, table tennis and volleyball.  “St Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School will be taking part in…