SIWIBA members attend leadership training

Founder of Women International, Marga Fripp conducted an inspiring workshop on leadership for members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) at the YWCA conference room yesterday. Her visit to Honiara inspired many women who attended her sessions that started over the weekend and SIWIBA was privileged to have Ms. Fripp to talk…

Over-stayed African faces court here

AN African national accused of illegally staying in the country after his residence permit expired last year is facing court here. Mumtaz Baidoo of Ghana is facing one count of unlawful presence. He is charged under the Immigration Act 2012. According to the Immigration, Baidoo’s residency permit expired in May, 2014. Public Prosecutor Willie Vaiyu…

PS: Airport security in high standard

SECURITY issues at the country’s international airport still maintain International Civil Association Organisations (ICAO) standards. This was revealed by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Aviation and Communication Francis Lomo in an interview yesterday. He said, the country is no different to any other country in the world that undergo ICAO’s audit to justify whether…

West’s no confidence motion today

THE proposed motion of no confidence against current Western Provincial Premier Robert Pye Kuve and his government will be tabled this morning. Ward 16 provincial member Ramrakha Talasasa is moving the motion. Mr Talasasa has accused Mr Kuve of poor performance due to his ailing health condition. He claimed the premier has been sick for…

ADB supports Vanuatu’s recovery effort

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is preparing initial assistance to support the government and people of Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Pam caused deaths and widespread damage across the South Pacific archipelago over the weekend, ADB President Takehiko Nakao announced yesterday. “I offer my deepest condolences to the people of Vanuatu for the…