SSEC women end convention

THE South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) regional women from Honiara, Central, Western and Choiseul have successfully completed a three days convention over the weekend. The convention was held at Yandina, Russell in Central province that attracted more than 500 women to attend the convention. “The women have really enjoyed the programme especially feeling the presences…

Selfish taro selling fast

WOMEN of Temotu province are now flooding the Honiara central market with their unique taro known as the ‘selfish taro’. Selfish taro is one of the best taros planted in Santa Cruz and was well known to most people in Honiara. “We are happy to be back again with this selfish taro at the central…

SI joins conference on political stability

Representatives of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), the Political Parties Commission, civil society and political parties have joined regional leaders at a conference in Fiji to discuss political and parliamentary stability. The conference, titled “Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 in Melanesia: Creating Political and Parliamentary Stability to Catalyse Development”, brings together leaders and decision…

ACP applauds Choviri community

Assistant Commissioner of Police Operations, Gabriel Manelusi applauded Choviri community in establishing and aligning its working committee with the national crime prevention strategy. Manelusi uttered over the weekend when launching the Choviri for Change committee. “Police is happy and grateful for such initiative taken by the Choviri community in reinforcing upholding of the law at…

SICCI supports coconut products development

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) participated in the International Training on Coconut Products Development held early this month at the Palmae Research Institute (BALIT PALMA) in Indonesia. The training was conducted as a development cooperation program on the field of coconut development for farmers, small farmer groups and other small organisations…

Summit aims to agree on way forward

THE three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) aims to conclude and agree on a (the)  way forward to improve urban planning and development in Solomon Islands. The summit which was officially opened on Monday by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu will conclude today. “By the end of day…

New proposed NUP in draft form

A NEW National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) is currently in its draft form. Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Moses Garu highlighted this at the opening of a three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) held in Honiara, Monday. “The new proposed National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) currently in draft form and to allow the group…

Urban initiatives highlighted

THE country’s urban development initiatives have been emphasized by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu, Monday. Garu was speaking at the opening of the three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) which will end today in Honiara. “My Ministry is fortune to have a number of initiatives tackling the cross…