PAP to hold convention

The People’s Alliance Party (PAP) will hold its national convention in Honiara in June. The Party said in a media statement yesterday the venue, the date and the agenda are still to be decided upon. But it said, the convention will be held to comply with its Constitution and the Political Parties Integrity legislation. The PAP media…

Westpac empowers women and girls through education

Westpac Solomon Islands today announced the winners of the 2015 Westpac Women’s Education Grants, a program that gives women and girls a helping hand to further their education. Westpac Women’s Education Grants deliver financial assistance to primary school, high school or secondary college girls and women studying at a tertiary institution or women currently working…

Concern over poor road condition

DRIVERS, vehicle owners and commuters at large have expressed concern over the poor road condition in the city following days of rainfall in the country. Over the past days most drivers have raised their disappointment over the poor work being done by contractors along the highways and feeders roads within the city. Many have described…

Students learn about marine environment

TWO primary schools in Marovo Lagoon, Western province last week were engaged in an excursion to learn about the marine environment. Solomon Island Community Conservation Partnership (SICCP) organised the excursion for primary school students at Hinakole Adventist primary and Chibikopi United both located in central Marovo. Hinakole students underwent their excursion on Tuesday while Chubikopi…

Heavy rain disrupts market supply

Continuous heavy rain in the last few days has affected normal supply of local food to Honiara market outlets. This was seen since mid last week when heavy down pour hit the capital and Guadalcanal, following the announcement of typhoon dolphin headed towards Guam. Local market outlets at White River in the western side of…

PM: Induction program will make MPs becomes better

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has reiterated during the opening of the Members of Parliament’s (MP) induction program that MPs will become better in their performance after going through series of their induction session. Speaking during the opening of the induction program at the Heritage Park Hotel early last week, PM said that his clear…

Support for tourism industry acknowledged

Minister for Culture and Tourism (MCT) and Member for Gela Constituency in Central Island Province has expressed his sincere thanks to citizen of this country who have supported the development of tourism. Bartholomew Parapolo highlighted this when he delivered his official speech during the official launching of the National Tourism Strategic Plan 2015-2019 at National…

Fiji seasonal workers leave for Australia

SUVA, (FIJI LIVE) – The first Fijians to participate in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program will depart for Australia tomorrow. This first recruitment has come only days after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Suva between the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jioji Konrote and Australia’s Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and…