Family (2)

Once again, welcome to our continuing discussion on the topic ‘The Family of God.’ I pray that you will come to understand and appreciate this for the unity within the body of Christ (the Church). Do you want to know the reason why the Bible gives this name to all true Christians? Would you like…

SSEC youth plans youth centre

THE Honiara South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth association is looking to build a youth centre in Honiara soon. The youth Coordinator Freddie Luiramo told the Solomon Star that funding for this plan is in the pipeline. “Honiara SSEC youth association has about 40 youth groups so this youth centre should in the best interest…

Regional report card shows the way forward

In September world leaders adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). According to the 2015 Pacific Regional MDGs Tracking report, Forum island countries made considerable progress towards achieving the goals but challenges remain. A majority of the countries achieved universal primary education and were successful in reducing child mortality.…

Importance of data highlighted

The very importance of collecting, having available updated official statistic data has been highlighted as essential towards achieving social economic development goals of Solomon Islands. Ministry of Finance and Treasury Permanent Secretary, Harry Kuma said this during the launching of the 2012 – 2013 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) Reports Findings on Friday. “Data…

Time to develop the Fashion industry

Need to develop fashion industry IT’S time to develop the country’s fashion industry and support fashion producers. That’s the message the president of the Association of Solomon Islanders in Creative Fashion Justina Radclyffe delivered this week while welcoming guests at the opening of Solomons Fashion Week 2015.  Mrs Radclyffe said that it was the nature…

Training for ministerial planners

MINISTERIAL planners from various government ministries underwent a training at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) training room, last week. The UNDP’s Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) in partnership with the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC) organised the training for all Ministerial planners across all the sectors. “This training will…