Time to review 10-bed arrangement

Dear Editor – Having just returned from the above Hospital in Sydney, I would like to share a few thoughts about this incredible hospital and the wisdom of those who have initiated the 10-bed arrangement some 25 years ago. First and foremost, I would like to thank the doctors at Central Hospital for referring Fr.…

Economic zones

Dear Editor – It was the beginning of Easter when I first read the DCC Government was considering the possibility of establishing free economic zones in the Solomon Islands to encourage foreign investors to create businesses aided by incentives to set up shop, transfer R&D technology and, in so doing, provide local job opportunities and…

Congratulations Ricardo de Vivo!

Dear Editor – Many soccer loving people in our country were disappointed and will not swallow the winless situation faced by our very own Western United in the current Oceania Club Championship in Fiji. By now, some will blame the coaches, especially, Mr Ricardo de Vivo. Others will point fingers at the players. Whatever one’s…

SI football club performance

Dear Editor – I wish to comment on the current result of our participating team in the Oceania Club Championship in Fiji.  To me, the result indicates only one thing, it is all about teamwork. Even a Team with a bunch of good players cannot succeed if there is lack of teamwork.  In addition in…

Tragic fire incident

Dear Editor – The weekend tragic fire incident in the Tasahe B area of West Honiara must have shook the nation when it was learned that the early morning fire at a family home claimed the lives of two tiny children and saw the home totally destroyed. What can we do to help the bereaved…

LEAF delegation in town

A delegation from Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for children (LEAF) program in Japan is currently in the country. The delegation is here to develop a program for recycling of waste management and recycling of PET bottles for export to generate income for people living in Honiara. This is project is being implemented in partnership…

Illegal fundraisings discouraged

CHAIRMAN of the Honiara City Council (HCC) Law Enforcement Charles Aiwosuga has issued a stern warning to the public in regards to the illegal fundraising activities around the city. Mr Aiwosuga said it has been observed that there has been an increase of such activities from groups, organisation or individuals. He said such organised fundraising…

Market vendors working collectively to bring about positive change at Honiara Central Market

Market vendors from the Honiara Central Market Vendors’ Association (HCMVA) will work together to make the Honiara Central Market a safe, healthy and economically conducive workplace for all by strengthening communication with Market Management, representing market vendors’ needs and interests and identifying opportunities for market vendors to learn and develop new skills. The market vendors…

Noni oil supports family

ART Gallery in Honiara is busy this week with the hosting of the youth market. A number of youths and people are taking the opportunity to sell and promote their products. One of the mothers who also took the opportunity to promote her product is Hannah Akquilla, 44 from Kakara village in West Kwarae’e. At…