Two ACOM bishops get awards

TWO bishops from the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) have received their awards of recognition by the British Empire during the Queen’s birthday on Friday. They are Bishop Nathan Tome from Guadalcanal Diocese and Retired Bishop Richard Basil Naramana from Ysabel diocese. “I was very happy to receive this award that makes my day brighter…

Lunch hour prayer time

A lunch hour prayer time has been initiated for South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth members in Honiara at the SSEC central church as of Monday. The aim was to pray for the upcoming national youth convention that will be hosted at the Kilusakwalo village in central Kwara’ae, Malaita province, 25th of this month. “This…

A new MSG Trade Agreement

Last week in Port Vila, a new Melanesian Free Trade Agreement was reached by Trade Ministers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, the members of Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). The new trade agreement, which took three years of negotiations, after signatures by MSG Leaders and ratification by parliament, will be known as…

The helping hands from ROC

…touched by what they see here A good number of visiting health experts have been sent here already under ROC/Taiwan and Solomon Islands bilateral cooperation, the latest are a new leader for the Taiwan health Centre and two young doctors. The new leader for the Taiwan Health Center (THC) at the National Referral Hospital is…

Defiance!

Asian logger ignores court orders to land machines in West Guadalcanal AN Asian logging firm notorious for its disregard for forestry laws has landed inwest Guadalcanal, despite a High Court Order stopping them from doing so. And it is refusing to pull out its machineries even thoughthe court orders required them to do so. RichfieldTimber…