KGVI unveils its new flag

STATE owned national secondary school – King George VI National Secondary School unveiled its new school flag on Monday. Its the first in the country and facilitated by the National Scouts Association of Solomon Islands. A statement from the school said, the unveiling and raising of the flag together with the national flag where saluted…

Students introduced to biological survey findings

ENVIRONMENT students from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) were introduced to the latest findings of the first biological survey in the highland mountains of Guadalcanal. More than 60 students doing Certificate in Environment Studies at the School of Natural Resources and Applied Sciences (SNRAS) gathered at the SWIMM compound in Lunga on Friday to…

Soldiers remains repatriated

THE remains of US soldiers who have fallen during World War ll battle in Solomon Islands have been fare-welled before being repatriated home last Sunday. Minister of Foreign Affairs, and External Trade, Milner Tozaka extended good wishes to the relatives of the fallen soldiers. In a simple ceremony honoring the soldiers, held at the Honiara…

Ministers reshuffled

Two Cabinet Ministers have ben reshuffled early this week by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare before leaving for New York. Government Communication Unit reported that this is part of his ongoing approach to utilize the capability of his Ministers in other portfolios. The new changes saw Minister of Communication and Aviation Commins Mewa being swapped with…

Oti denies Skyline

High Commissioner refutes gov’t claim THE country’s high commissioner to Fiji, Patterson Oti, has denied claims he introduced the controversial Jason Liu Tao and his Skyline Company to the government. The Prime Minister’s Office claimed the highly suspicious Asian company was introduced to them by Mr Oti. But speaking before boarding his flight for Nadi…

Helena Goldie Hospital gets support

North New Georgia Constituency has responded positively to an appeal by the Helena Goldie Hospital (HGH) School of Nursing by assisting the school with sheets of roofing iron. This is to build its administration building. About sixty (60) sheets of roofing iron were delivered to the school on Saturday, 12th September by Prima Kuku, a…

Landowners play down Gwaunaru’u reopening

LANDOWNERS of Gwaunaru’u airport in Auki Malaita Province have continued to play down attempts by Government to re-open flight services there. Landowners continued to maintain their refusal position to sign any agreement paving the way for re-opening of flight services to the Province. Acting Permanent Secretary (PS) Ministry of Communication & Aviation (MCA) Moses Virivolomo…

Arabala opens upgraded wharf

Arabala community in Central Kwara’ae was full of excitement over the weekend after witnessing the officially opening of its upgraded wharf. Trades Transformation Company (TTC) has been engaged to upgrade the wharf which had been constructed many years ago. On Saturday the project was formally handed over to the community. The project was funded by…

Vanuatu women part of weeklong expo here

A THREE member group from the Port Vila Community Handicraft Association of Vanuatu are currently in Honiara showcasing their products at the Women’s Expo, at the National Art Gallery grounds. The group is being led by the associations President, Ms Martha Malosu. The intention of their visit is according to their own scheduled plan, and…