Call to resolve air dispute

RNZI: THE Prime Ministers of Fiji and Solomon Islands have been called on to sort out the row over civil aviation rights that has seen flights between the two countries suspended for seven weeks. The impasse began mid July when Solomon Islands civil aviation authorities denied a Fiji Airways application for an additional Saturday flight…

ABA warns Honiara High students

STUDENTS of Honiara High School have been warned against trespassing into the compound of nearby ABA Corporation in Chinatown. Anthony Hong of ABA issued the warning after several students trespassing into their area were bitten by their dogs. These are students who left school early without permission and sneaked through an opening in the fence…

Education workshop ends

THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) has concluded a one-day workshop on Wednesday 3 September 2014 at the Hotel Kitano Mendana. The workshop aimed to familiarise senior managers and heads of divisions with the restructuring program now underway at the ministry and to engage staff to progress the restructuring process by assessing…

Extra fees illegal, says Ha’amori

CHARGING of additional fees by both education authorities and schools is illegal. Minister of education, Dick Ha’amori clarified this during the question and answers session in Parliament Thursday. Mr Ha’amori said that schools should not be charging substantial additional school fees on students unless approved, authorised and signed by the minister himself. “Fees that are…

Eels futsal celebrate

Eels futsal team from Auki in Malaita province celebrated along the streets of Auki following their arrival in Auki last week. Speaking during the Eels arrival, coach and team management Malcom Moli said the boys have done their best in the Wantok futsal challenge that was held in one small bag complex in Vanuatu. “We…