FB offline plan withdrawn

Facebook (FB) users and the general public at large welcomed the decision by the government not to suspend Facebook in the Solomon Islands, Wednesday. As first reported by leading online news Solomon Business Magazine the government through the Minister for Commerce and Aviation Peter Shanel Agovaka said, Facebook will not be suspended. The Solomon Star…

WP clerk vacates office

THE Clerk to the Western Provincial Assembly Kevin Paia has vacated his office having received instructions that his fixed-term contract had ended and would not be renewed. His departure has raised speculations among a number of provincial government officers and observers as to whether or not the action to vacate the office is procedural. In…

Calendar for school terms

THE Revised calendar for terms and holidays for all the schools in the country has been released on Monday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Dr. Franco Rodie in an issued statement said, “This school calendar is to fulfill requirements as specified in (cap.69) Part IV section 18.1(C) of Education…

Bail varied for sailors 

The three foreign sailors who entered the country during the State of Public Emergency (SOPE) period between November and December last year have been allowed to travel to Tulagi, Central Province. This is to fix the engine of their yachts that were anchored there. This was after some of their bail conditions were varied yesterday…

Communication breakdown in Buala

THE residents and government employees in the Isabel Province headquarter are badly affected by network outage from Saturday till Tuesday. Reporting from Buala Natasha Eta who works and resides there said the network outage really affects them. “We cannot make any calls via our office landline and mobiles everything just shut down,” she added. When…

Call for lifters

WEIGHTLIFTING athletes are asked to resume training as soon as possible. The call was made by coach and athlete, Jenly Wini yesterday. Ms. Wini who is currently the country’s top weightlifter said it is important that athletes resume training as important competitions are coming up. One of the ongoing competitions is the online weightlifting competition…