MEDHR might face forfeiture

The ministry of education soccer team is likely to face forfeiture after reports of fielding a player from another ministry. This follows their win against the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) soccer team on Wednesday which they won 3-0 in penalty shootout. It was an equally fought match with both sides having their chances at goal…

Unhygienic practices, a concern

CONCERNS have been raised by the public over the many unhygienic practices by some inconsiderate citizens in public places within Honiara. One of the main concerns was littering and also disposal of human faeces in public areas and facilities throughout Honiara. A latest example of this occurred yesterday in front of the Magistrates court when…

City council to dissolve Dec 9

HONIARA City Council will dissolve on December 9 this year. And city council voters are expected to go to the polls on December 10. City Clerk Charles Kelly confirmed, Wednesday. Mr Kelly said preparations are on the way as council heads towards dissolving the house. “Plans are in place and the current executive and council…

School fee hike irks parents

INCREASES in school fees has raised grave concerns for parents who have been struggling to foot their children’s fees every year despite the government’s fee free education policy. The policy, which was implemented back in 2004 and carried on by the caretaker NCRA government, was part of the MDG (Millennium Development Goals), which stated that…