Suafa LOs meet Fisheries Minister

MINISTER for Fisheries John Maneniaru on Wednesday met with the landowners of Suafa bay and Malaita provincial government to discuss the proposed Suafa Bay cannery. The proposed cannery is one of the national projects earmarked for Malaita province by past governments. Malaita provincial secretary Patrick Taloboe told the paper yesterday that the meeting was a…

Two charters remain

CLOSE to 136 students left yesterday for Fiji in the seventh charter flight organised by the Solomon Islands Government. Nine charters are being earmarked to get all the students over to Fiji. Of the nine charters, seven have been completed leaving two remaining charters to be done before the end of this week. The seventh…

National cocoa quality testing laboratory opens

A National Cocoa Testing Laboratory was officially opened yesterday afternoon in Honiara. The ceremony was officiated by the visiting Australian Parliamentary Secretary the Hon Steven Ciobo and the Minister for Commerce, Industries, Labour & Immigration, William Marau. Located within the Commodity Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) office, the new laboratory enables exporters for the first time…

Tooth-brushing awareness

THE dental department within the Ministry of Health and Medical Service in partnership with Colgate Palmolive Limited Fiji will launch their awareness program today. It will be held at Kukum Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) School. Head of population oral health and research unit with the dental department Dr Ellison Vane said, the program aims at…