Census data quality checks underway

Data Quality Check (QC) of the 2019 National Population and Housing Census is currently underway at the National Statistics Office/Census Office in Honiara. This was after all the census filled forms from all the provinces were collected and registered by the census office over the past months. The census office has recruited Quality Checkers and…

HCC Mayor Wilson Mamae is new Scouts President

Honiara City Council Lord Mayor Wilson Mamae has accepted to become the President of the Solomon Islands Scouts Association, as the association continues its revival to boosting the scouting movement in the country. Mamae accepted the offer this morning whilst meeting with senior members of the Solomon Islands Scout Association led by chairman William Barile…

High Court opens new court room

THE High Court has officially opened a new courtroom, Thursday. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer at the opening said the courtroom 2 will primarily be used for civil hearings. “The opening of this courtroom will restore the number of courtrooms back to four down from 5, with the closure of courtrooms 4 and 5,” Sir…

Mua updates 2019 corona virus cases

THE MINISTER of Health and Medical Services Hon Dickson Mua updates the 2019 coronavirus at the press conference Wednesday. Speaking at the press conference, the Minister for Health and Medical Services Hon Dickson Mua stated that he wishes to inform the people of the Solomon Islands of the cov19, coronavirus, and what we should prepare…

BIG PLAN FOR COURTS HERE

Proposed ‘Justice Precinct’ on the way By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   THE Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs (MJLA) is currently working on building a “Justice Precinct” for the nation’s courts. This was revealed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary Dr Paul Mae at the opening of the new courtroom at the High Court yesterday. “From the…

BUSHFIRE FUNDRAISER THROUGHOUT MARCH

NEARLY $70,000 have since been raised in Gizo and Munda over the past month as efforts are continuing after the national Cabinet had made a nationwide appeal for Provinces in the Solomon Islands to assist with Bushfire survivors in Australia.  Reports reaching from the Solomon Star Gizo say that in just three hours last Friday…

East Fataleka people want road fixed

The people of East Fataleka in Malaita Province are calling on the national government and the provincial government to recognize the manpower road, which is currently in a poor state. The road which was created some years back under the EEC provides the whole of East Fataleka the only means of road link to the…