Siro school gets help

HALE School from Australia has stepped in to assist Siro community high school with lightings and computer appliances over the weekend. The handing over of the equipment was done at Siro school ground, in Ngella Central province. “Thank you for the gifts Hale school,” the school’s principal James Irarawauri said. “These gifts will surely help…

World Bank provides grant for renewable energy

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Twenty Pacific Island countries and territories will soon have access to significantly stronger data about renewable energy options through the Sustainable Energy Industry Development Project. The project will also help the countries manage and integrate various renewable energy sources into existing power systems. Pacific Island countries have some of the world’s highest electricity prices,…

Education Act under review

THE final round of consultation for the new Education Bill should be done by the end of October this year says the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development under secretary, James Bosamata. Mr Bosamata said the Ministry is currently engaging in consultations with its stakeholders to revise the current Education Act that was described…

National Herbarium to be relocated

The National Herbarium at the Honiara Botanical Garden will be relocated next year. This was confirmed by the National Herbarium Chief Forestry officer, Julia Amaea,who said a new site for relocation had already been identified. She said the reason for relocating the national herbarium is because the current site at the botanical garden behind Rove…

CBSI: Growth consistent with recovery

The country’s current economic growth has been consistent with the progress of its recovery, according to Central Bank of Solomon Islands’(CBSI latest monetary policy. The report stated this consistency falls slightly to the previous prediction made in early March 2015 which was projected at 3.3 percent. Current prediction of economic growth status sits at 3.2…