Trafficking in persons persists

HUMAN trafficking still persists in Solomon Islands according to the 2015 U.S Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released on Monday. It stated that Trafficking in persons is modern slavery. It involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion. With more than 20 million people today trapped in human trafficking, also called modern slavery, it is…

Mass to be broadcasted live from Auki

This coming Sunday, 2nd August 2015 SIBC will broadcast live the mass and Church service from the Catholic Diocese of Auki in Malaita. This is an initiative by the bishops of the Catholic Church in Solomon Islands. In one of their meetings some years ago, the Bishops decided to bring out Catholic Sunday services to…

ICPD consultations conducted here

THE NATIONAL consultation on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was conducted at the Heritage park hotel yesterday. It was cohosted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the Ministry of development and Planning and Aid Coordination. The objectives of the forum is to provide feedback on the global review on…

PaBER field research set to go

FORTY SIX selected school teachers from all over the country will be conducting a PaBER (Pacific Benchmarking for Better Education Result) field Research which will run from August to October this year. This was possible after they concluded a Field Research Training Program, which ended last Friday at the OG conference centre in Honiara. The…

SIWIBA Mere’s market kicks off

Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) bi-monthly Mere’s Market commences today at the National Art Gallery. This  initiative strives to empower SIWIBA  women and the event will take place for  3 days. The Mere’s Market will involve competitions, promotions, selling of  products and awareness programs. Yesterday, the association received contributions from the Solomon Islands…

‘We want RSIPF to win back hearts’

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has urged the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) to regain public confidence after RAMSI draw down. He stressed this during the RAMSI 12th anniversary celebration in West Guadalcanal last week. “As far as policing is concern, we want the RSIPF to win back the heart of and minds of our…

Sign up now to sing like a star

A VOCAL workshop ‘Singing like a star’ that was scheduled to take place this Friday will be closing its registration tomorrow. It is being organized for interested songsters in the country at the Honiara Hotel’s Club Le Flamingo. Dubbed as ‘Singing like a star’, the workshop will be conducted by Elly Oh – a touring…

New student management system for Uni

Solomon Islands National University SINU has taken another another milestone in its development.  The implementation of the Student Management System project of the SINU officially began. A statement from SINU said, the project was officially started by Anand Chukka, Project / Implementation Manager & Principal Consultant from Technology One. “This was followed by a visit…