Pacific magistrates visit NZ Family Court

CHIEF Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota was among senior magistrates and judges from the Pacific that visited the Waitakere District Court in Auckland on Friday. They were hosted by Judge Lisa Tremewan, as they wrapped up discussions at the Pacific Regional Judges and Magistrates Consultation in New Zealand. Organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC),…

New pharmacy store opens at Tulagi

PEOPLE of Central Province now have improved access to life saving medicine with the opening of an Australian Government funded Provincial Medical Store in Tulagi last week. The new facility will benefit the 3,500 people in the Ngella area by increasing the amount of medical supplies stored in Tulagi and keeping them better protected. The…

3 SINU staff to study in South Korea

THREE lecturers at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will undertake postgraduate studies in fisheries in South Korea. This is made possible under a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Solomon Islands National University on 7th May 2014. KOICA is the international development arm of the South Korean Government. The…

More women in North Guadalcanal get solar

TWO hundred elderly mothers and those with special needs within North Guadalcanal Constituency (NGC)on Tuesday received solar kiteach thanks to their Member of Parliament (MP)Samson Maneka. The ceremony to handover the solar kits was conducted at Nguvia Catholic station near GPPOL 2. The handing over of the items coincided with the second appointed day celebration…

Deputy PM engineered my termination

Sasako speaks of his sacking GOVERNMENT media consultant Alfred Sasako has blamed the deputy prime minister Douglas Ete for his sacking. He said this on Tuesday when confirming receiving his termination letter, which he said was dated 27 July 2015. “The letter backdated to 27th July was signed by the Special Secretary to the Prime…

REP – a model project

SO the World Bank has approved an additional US$1.5 million (SBD$11.9 million) to extend the Rapid Employment Project (REP) until December 2016. The bank announced this great news on Tuesday. It’s great news because REP is a project that has made significant difference to lives of many ordinary Solomon Islanders on the outskirts of Honiara.…

Stage 1 draw revealed

OFC: Oceania’s first steps towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be made on 31 August when the Stage 1 of the OFC Qualifiers gets underway at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The official draw for the event was conducted at the OFC Headquarters in Penrose, Auckland revealing the path the four sides,…