Help to develop monitoring system

Permanent Secretary (PS) of Forestry & Research Vaeno Vigulu said a training conducted by his Ministry to facilitate United Nations REDD (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degradation) project, will help stakeholders develop a National Forest Monitoring System for Solomon Islands. Speaking during the opening of the workshop Mr Vigulu said by the end of the…

Government vows to top sports facilities

GOVERNMENT has promised to develop sports in the country through the provision of better sports facilities. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare made the assurance yesterday while congratulating Team Solomons following their performance so far saying, Solomon Islands’ athletes competing at the South Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea have done the nation proud. In recognition of…

Naha clinic to open soon

Termite stricken clinic at Naha will soon to open next month, says the Honiara City Council (HCC) assistant Director of Nursing Moses Karuni. Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday Karuni said, the HCC health authority is aware of the high demand for medical service in Naha area, considering its dense population and distant location from…

NPF clarifies position

Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) says that performance of investments can credit member contributions from 2.5% to whatever rate the Fund’s investments can deliver. The Fund’s Deputy Manager Michael Wate made the clarification yesterday following a concern raised by a local man Hendry Kahui. “Where was Hendry Kahui when the credit was 2.7% in…

Japanese volunteers arrive

First batch of Japanese volunteers are in the country to kick off their program in the country. They will be working in various sectors including our health and education sector. Yesterday after three Japanese who have arrived shared their experiences after a week of stay in Honiara. The three volunteers are 27 years old male…