Male babies more than females

SEVENTY percent of babies born on Christmas day at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara are male while 30 percent are female. Staff nurse in-charge of the maternity ward said of the 18 babies born on Christmas day at the maternity labor ward, 12 were male while six were female. She said the 18…

Application for 2016 ROC scholarship now opens

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in a statement yesterday said, in association with the Education Ministry of Solomon Islands, they are pleased to announce that 2016 Taiwan Scholarship Program is open for application from January 15 to March 15. Eligible Solomon Islands high school graduates are encouraged to lodge application to fulfill…

They deserve our gratitude and acknowledgment

NO doubt everyone is recovering from days and weeks of celebrations from the Christmas and New Year period. We are now five days into 2016 and soon most business activities and educational institutions will kick back into action. But first, the city residents must be commended for their behavior over the festive season. Police has…

New Year message and greetings

First and foremost let me thank God Almighty for his wonderful love, care and protection He has done to us since the 1st of January 2015 up until December 31st 2015.  We should also be thankful to Him (God) for many blessings He had given us throughout this year.  As we look forward to welcome…

Catechists applauded

WORKING with people is very interesting but challenging, but with togetherness and God on our side we shall overcome those challenges very easily. This was highlighted by the Head catechist William Tomeuka of Roman Catholic in northwest Guadalcanal during the New Year celebration. Mr Tomeuka was looking after 26 Catholic catechists in 13 communities in…

Priest calls for unity in 2016

VISALE parish priest Fr John Galvin says he want to see unity in the work of God in this New Year 2016 amongst all Catholic Christian members in Visale parish. He was speaking to the Catholic members at Visale Catholic Church on Sunday. “Thank you all for working together with me in the work of…

Hope

When we lose hope, all we can see is what’s gone wrong and the disappointments in our lives.  As we begin our journey into 2016, we need to discover the essence of hope to overcome the disappointments of 2015. Hope in God is the only kind that will work. It guides us in our destiny…

Air Vanuatu is safe: CAAV

PORT VILA, (VANUATU POST) – Airline regulator of Vanuatu, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu (CAAV) says the national carrier, Air Vanuatu planes are safe to operate because the airline has complied with requirements of the civil aviation authority. The director of CAAV, Joseph Niel says this does not mean that Air Vanuatu has complied…