Villagers end hostilities

VILLAGERS of East Makira settled their differences in a peace and reconciliation ceremony held at Nareke community on 2 January 2016. This followed an argument where two youths fought and one got admitted in Kirakira Hospital and later died the next day in April 2015. The families of the deceased retaliated and wanted to pay…

Taiwan ICDF scholarship now open for application

THE 2016 Taiwan ICDF Scholarship, a study grant provided by Taiwan International Cooperation Fund, is now open for international application until March 15. The 2016 Taiwan ICDF Scholarship comprises 31 programs for bachelor, master and Ph. D. degrees provided by 21 Taiwanese universities in study areas including tropical Agriculture, business administration, international studies, technology management,…

Democratic Rights Fund

Dear Editor – The US based DRF supports Disabled Persons Organizations in the developing world to take the lead in advocating for the human rights of persons with disabilities at local and national levels, utilizing the mechanism of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). In 2012 the Association for People with…

Let’s fight for a peaceful Solomons

LAW-ABIDING residents of Taba’a settlement in central Honiara have shown the way forward to tackling the illegal home-brew drink kwaso. Through their close collaboration with the police, thousands of litres of kwaso and dozens of marijuana plants were confiscated by police last Saturday. Kwaso and marijuana are scourges to our community. They contributed in a…

Malaita thanks Hearts of Hope

MALAITA Province has thanked Hearts of Hope (HOH) for its humanitarian service to the province last year. Provincial Secretary Jackson Gege said the non-government organisation did an excellent job in its humanitarian mission by assisting orphans, widows, and elderlies. “Yes I do totally support them and I am looking forward to working together with them…

U12 Futsal march on

Local stars thrash NWS Country 13-0 THE national U12 futsal team have maintain their winning streak, thrashing NWS Country 13-0 in the day two of the Australian State Championship in Sydney, yesterday. The victory pushed them to the top of the table in their pool with 9 points from three matches. Excited U12 Head Coach…