Gold Ridge LOs call on DCC

THE CHAIRMAN of the Gold Ridge Community and Landowners’ Association is calling on the DCC Government to seriously consider their outstanding issues. “As the government settles down and ready to kick start its business, I want to remind government to consider our outstanding issues,” Dick Douglas said on Tuesday. He said former NCRA government has…

Support for gender equality in PNG

POST COURIER- The Governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea have announced a five year plan to promote gender equality in PNG. The plan, delivered through an Australian Pacific women’s development initiative, will focus on creating leadership and economic opportunities for women and effectively reducing family and sexual violence. Australia and PNG recognise that women…

Call to solve Gizo water crisis

CONCERN citizens group Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) is calling on the new DCC government to consider the prevalent water situation in Gizo. A Gizo resident yesterday sent a message to FSII expressing her ordeal caused by the water problem in Gizo. The resident said all water tanks are now empty and residents are now…

Seaweed farmers undergo training

MORE than 240 seaweed farmers in Choiseul and Malaita Provinces have undergone a training aimed at equipping them with financial knowledge on how to manage their finance gained from their seaweed farms. The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), with support from the New Zealand Government, through the Mekem Strong Solomon Island Fisheries (MSSIF)…

FSII criticizes portfolio allocations

WHILST welcoming and congratulating the DCC government for the recent Ministerial announcement, FSII has criticized the selection of certain government Ministers. Hundreds of members including former Bishop of Malaita, Rev. Terry Brown has criticized the appointment of Hon. Bodo Detke as Minister of Forestry and Research. “Whilst many of the new ministerial appointments are very…

Unlimited Voice bundles launched

BMOBILE/Vodafone has launched a special which comes with bundles of free calls, SMS text and Data voice. The new promotion was launched on Monday. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nail Downey said, this new special gives customers five days of unlimited domestic calls to both Bmobile/Vodafone and Breeze network. “It will also give you 40MB of…