The first dengue laboratory in Solomon Islands

In order to fight against dengue fever in Solomon Island, the Government of the Republic of China(Taiwan) has worked in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Medical Service, Solomon Island to build up the first bio-safety level 2(BSL-2) laboratory equipped with high standard equipments at National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara . To bring…

More top-up agents in Malaita

MORE than a hundred people have signed up as Telekom top-up agents in Malaita province recently. The agents signed up during the launching of the 14 tower sites around the province to help ease the problem of communication. Our Telekom’s prepaid top-up consultant Brain Lotikena said a problem that affected rural customers is with the…

Gua Roviana unveils more rooms

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) has praised local tourism operators throughout the country who have sacrificed themselves without relying on governments’ funds to build their tourism businesses. Chairman of the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Wilson Ne’e highlighted this during the official opening of five new self-contain rooms of Gua Roviana Lodge in Munda over…

Anglican students mark Patterson day

Anglican students of the Church of Melanesia at the University of the South Pacific in Laucala, Fiji commemorated the day of their first missionary John Pattison Coleridge last Saturday. To commemorate the day the students lead the main service followed with feasting and entertainments at Holy Trinity cathedral.Conducted by Father James Fakafu the service begins…

Mandarin stall attracts many

The Taiwanese Mandarin stall set up during the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) open day last Thursday has attracted many youths and students. The stall featured writing of Chinese languages as part of promoting the Chinese languages, how to write and read it. Madarine course is one of the programs that will be on offer…

No regional students at SINU nursing school

THE school of nursing at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) did not enroll any overseas students this year. A senior nursing official at the school of nursing said this last Thursday during the university’s open day. He said since the university opened its doors last year, few students from overseas have undertaken studies at…

SINU vice chancellor acknowledge students

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Vice Chancellor Dr Glynn Galo has acknowledged students, staff and sponsors of the university’s open day program last week for their participations in hosting the program successfully. The open day was attract many students from various schools in Honiara and the public,. The day was hosted last Thursday at the…