WW2 photographic exhibition underway

A photographic exhibition of World War Two (WW2) bombs in Solomon Islands has been launched on Wednesday. The exhibition which will look at the current situation of unexploded ordinances of WW2 in the country will run from 13th to the 27th of May at the National Art Gallery. For the past 70 years, Solomon Islanders…

2.6m croc killed at Bina

A CROCODILE measuring about 2.6 meter has been trapped and killed at Bina in the Langlanga lagoon, Malaita Province yesterday. This was made possible through the assistance of the local Police officers and Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI). Acting Provincial Police Commander in Auki Inspector David Wate said,the operation followed concerns from local…

Bulk Shop Futsal league launched

An array of colour, smiles and laughter from the school kids that descended on to Lawson Tama made the beautiful Saturday morning brighter than usual. Close to more than four hundred school children from Lunga in the East to Marara in the West flocked to Lawson Tama Stadium for the official launch of the 2015…

Red Cross appeal week

This week is Solomon Islands Red Cross Society appeal week. A statement from Red Cross said, this special event kicked off on the 12th to 15th of May, which was yesterday until Friday. The statement said, the appeal week which is an event regularly organised by the Society and is part of its resources mobilisation…

FAO to establish here

FOOD and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director General, José Graziano da Silva and Minister for Agriculture, Augustine Auga have signed an agreement to establish FAO representation for the Solomon Islands.  The agreement was signed at the 11th FAO South West Pacific Ministers of Agriculture Meeting which is being held in Port Moresby,…

NSW Parliament supports hospitals

Member of Parliament (MP) from the New South Wales (NSW) government Jonathan O’Dea on Tuesday handed over two separate cheques for the National Referral Hospital and the Good Samaritan Hospital, each cheque accounts for AUD$3,563.00 (SBD$21,000) respectively. The handing over of the cheques took place in the National Parliament conference room yesterday, witnessed by the…

Importance of induction highlighted

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has highlighted the importance of Parliament induction program during the opening of the program at the Heritage Park Hotel on Monday evening. In his speech he reiterated his admiration on the theme of the induction program is ‘TO LEAD is to SERVE-United Action for a better Solomon Islands.’ The PM…

SINU’s multi-million dollar IT project sealed

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) took another bold step into the technology age when the Vice-Chancellor, Dr Glynn Galo signed a multimillion dollar contract with TechnologyOne, an Australian IT company on Friday. A statement from the Vice Chancellor’s office said, the contract will enable TechnologyOne supply and install at SINU UniversityOne, a student management…

Speaker acknowledges NSW Parliament

The Speaker of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands Ajilon Jasper Nasiu has acknowledged and welcomed the presence of Honorable Jonathan Richard O’Dea and Mr Simon Johnston from New South Wales Parliament for accepting the invitation to attend the MPs second induction program currently underway.  “I thank you most profoundly for accepting the request made…