Bahaii, Kukum lands under scrutiny

KUKUM and Bahaii lands have come under the microscope following questions raised by Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group, Manasseh Maelanga, over the state of land leases there. Mr Maelanga asked the Minister of Lands, Housing and Survey Andrew Manepora, to state the plans, progress and current status of lands leases in Honiara, particularly at…

SOE forum held here

THE Government yesterday organised a forum to enhance performance of State Owned Enterprise (SOE) in the country. It was held at the Heritage Park Hotel. The forum was an educational one filled with constructive ideas and intriguing facts about successful operations of SOE in developing countries. A huge turnout of SOE top officials and government…

Mataniko dental clinic opens

After months of waiting, the Mataniko dental clinic finally opens its doors to the general public yesterday. HCC Health Director, Harvest Miabule confirmed that the clinic is currently equipped with two chairs and dentists to cater for the demand of dental services while waiting for additional chairs. “The clinic is now open and is operating…

Cocoa seminar successfully held

A COCOA Veneer seminar was successfully held recently in Honiara. It was conducted by Gregory Nolan, Associate Professor from the University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood and coordinated by the Ministry of Forestry & Research, Timol Timbers and Secretariat of Pacific Community (SPC). Held at the Ministry of Forestry leaf hut, this…

KGA team to Dai Island

A team from the Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) based in Honiara will visit Dai Island, Malaita province this weekend. The three member team will be led by KGA centre supervisor SeverinoLausaoto train farmers and villagers on organic farming, basket and back yard gardening techniques, pest and disease controlling methods and information concerning KGA programs and…