Students engage in art exchange project

A GROUP of students from Burnscreek Adventist primary school in East Honiara has successfully engaged in a drawing project as part of a cultural exchange program with a school in Japan. The project called ‘Art Mile Project’ is an international exchange project between Japanese and foreign elementary schools. It is funded each year by Art…

Warriors’ first win

DESPITE missing two of their key players, Telekom S-league (TSL) Champions Solomon Warriors FC managed to edge their way past Tahiti’s AS Tiare in the OFC Champions League group C’s opening clash in New Caledonia on Sunday. Following a goalless first half, Warriors broke the deadlock when Dennis Ifunaoa headed home the lone winning goal…

Need to address health, climate change expressed

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has highlighted the need for the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea (PNG) to unite in addressing health and climate challenges facing the two countries. Speaking at a dinner to welcome PNG’s Prime Minister James Marape on Thursday Mr. Sogavare said these challenges need collective efforts to address whether through…

Suidani queries grants from China

The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has questioned Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his pro-China advocates over the Chinese grants they are preaching about prior to the switch that China will provide to the country.  Premier Suidani raised the question after the Finance Minister Harry Kuma was involved in a negotiation deal with a private…

RSIPF uproots marijuana plants in Rennell Bellona Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at the Tigoa Police Station in West Rennell, in the Rennell Bellona Province have uprooted marijuana plants at Kanava village in central Rennell on 27 February 2020. Supervising Provincial Police Commander Rennell Bellona Province Staff Sergeant Eddie Peseika says, “After receiving information from members of the…

Takwa clinic drug selling probed

CONCERNS have been raised by community members living around the Takwa Clinic, North Malaita over how the Nurse In-charge at the clinic continues to sell drugs to patients. Information received by the concerned public last Friday said the issue has forced patients to question the legality of the nurse’s actions. A patient Wilson Renge told…

Australia supports Solomons’ Buy Local campaign

The Australian Government initiative, Strongim Bisnis, is supporting a campaign that encourages Solomon Islanders to buy Solomon Islands products over imported alternatives. The message of the campaign is “Iumi Buy Lokol for Mekim Lokol Jobs”. The message highlights that when people buy Solomon Islands products, they support Solomon Islands businesses. These businesses often employ Solomon…

Wini edges closer to Olympic qualification

SOLOMON Islands top female weightlifter Jenly Tegu Wini edges closer to her qualification for the Olympic Games this year following another impressive performance. Wini won a gold medal in the Australian Open hosted by the Australian Weightlifting Federation as she continues her quest to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games. This is a massive contribution…

COMPASSIONATE SERVICE TO THE NEEDY

(Sharing in the compassion of Christ) By Retired Bp. Raymond Aumae   Good people of God in Solomon Islands. It won’t be long from now when you will hear from me again through SIBC, social media, and other local media outlets that a charitable organization known as COMPASSIONATE EDUCATION TRUST FUND will have been legally…

Marape’s visit boost ties

The recent three days visit by Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape has further uplifted the relations between the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Marape brought with him a delegation of over 50 businessmen and women from PNG to explore and establish business relations with local…