Local Victoria students assist hospital

LOCAL students living and studying at Victoria, Australia has donated two medical machines to the National Referral Hospital (NRH), Wednesday. A nebulizer and a blood pressure machine which costs more than AUD$200 was donated to the hospital Accident and Emergency (A&E) department by the student representative, Janine Simi. In the somewhat packed outpatient ward, the…

Second YOSI magazine out

THE quarterly youth magazine produced by Youth@Work is now available. A statement from Youth@Work said, the second edition of the new youth magazine YOSI, produced by Youth@Work, has been released in Honiara this week. Youth@Work Communications Group Leader and magazine designer Gino Oti said, 3000 copies of Issue 02 had arrived in Honiara ready to…

Statistic vital to gov’t

STATISTICS has an important role in the country when it comes to policy formation, national planning and decision making. The government Statistician Douglas Kimi highlighted this during the World Statistic Day celebration hosted on Monday. And because of this the current government has recognized the importance of this department. “The Democratic Coalition for Change Government…

World statistics day celebrated

THE national Statistics office in Honiara has joined other countries in the world to celebrate the world Statistics day on Monday. The theme’s celebration was ‘Better Data, Better Lives.’ A statement from the office explained it was important to host that event for the second time to give opportunity for the public to learn about…

Dolphin attraction booms

PEOPLE interested in watching dolphins play and swim in style will now be able to do so, thanks to Alistair Morris who initiated the establishment of Dolphin View Beach, a dolphin  off shore water way along a reef line, just  a short drive west of the capital Honiara. Mr Morris said, the site is becoming…

Nanngu celebrates new water supply

AFTER more than 20 years, the people of Nanngu community on the island of Santa Cruz, Temotu Province, now have a reliable and safe water supply system. The water supply, built by community members, working with a contractor under the Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risks in Solomon Islands Project (CRISP), was opened on…