Dala hosts farmers’ field day

DALA South Community, West Kwara’ae, Malaita province will today host a farmers’ field day. The field day would involve all the farmers within the central region of Malaita based on the theme: ‘Think Lokol Kakai for Helti Living.’ Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday principal agriculture field officer in Auki Ledley Diudi said the purpose…

Gender based violence workshop starts

A THREE days workshop on gender based violence (GBV) for nurses, Church women’s group leaders and chiefs from communities around Auki kicks off yesterday. The workshop is being facilitated by gender based violence (GBV) coordinator, Auki reproductive health coordinator and Solomon Islands Planned Parenthood Association (SIPPA) men as partners. This program was the first of…

Tourism development impresses govt

GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MTC) is impressed with some of the tourism developments currently taking place in Honiara. Director of tourism within the tourism ministry Barney Sivoro highlighted this during the tourism stakeholders’ meeting held at Mendana hotel, Tuesday. Mr Sivoro said the ministry is impressed to see some tourism development…

Hou clarifies 2014 budget review

CARETAKER Minister of Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Rick Hou, yesterday clarified the publication of the 2014 Mid- Year Budget Review. A statement from the government communication unit stated that Mr Hou made the clarification in response to “apparent misleading interpretations, speculations and conclusions framed in the media by certain individuals”.   The caretaker minister clarified…