Our molecular lab is of high standard: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has assured the public that the standards and quality controls implemented by our molecular laboratory are of the highest standard.  The Prime Minister said it has been verified by the World Health Organization and our Reference Laboratories in Australia. “I am informed there are some anxieties expressed in social media platforms…

More Kava revolution trainings planned

THE Malaita Provincial Youth Office believes that involving more youths in Kava farming will help them to be self-reliant and improve their standard of living.  Head of Malaita Youth Office, Frank Samo told this paper on Friday that his office will continue to push the Kava revolution training for 27 Wards in Malaita this year. He…

WHO CAN WE TRUST?

POLICE COMMISSIONER Mostyn Mangau dropped a real bombshell this week. More than $300, 000 entrusted to police have disappeared. The information was known to the police hierarchy since September last year. In October, a month later, when the box with a combination lock was finally opened, not a trace of the money was left. The…

Community relocate leatherback turtles’ eggs to hatchery site 

COMMUNITIES on the southern weather coast of Rendova in Western Province have relocated leatherback turtle eggs from their beaches that are vulnerable to the extreme weather events currently affecting the country. These beaches represent the largest leatherback turtle nesting beaches in Western Province. Speaking to this paper Alec Hughes, Program Manager for Wildlife Conservation Society…

Local Tennis star shines in US

HENDERSON State’s Georjemah Row was awarded the Great American Conference Player of the Week after her three-set win sealed the victory over Southern Arkansas at the No. 2 spot. The official site of Henderson State Athletics has reported that the junior from Honiara, Solomon Islands becomes the first Reddie to win the award since Annie…

Auki shops complying with laws

THE Malaita Provincial Food and Hygiene Division is pleased that few shop operators in Auki have started to cooperate with the regulations imposed on them. Provincial Food & Hygiene officer Mercy Nunua has acknowledged the operators who are now collaborating with the laws. Ms. Nunua said, “such feedback has reflected a good start of working…

DBSI Chief visit Kava farmers

INTERIM Chief Executive officer (CEO) of Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) Tukana Bovoro has visited few Kava farmers in Malaita this last week. Mr. Bovoro arrived in Malaita on Wednesday and was welcomed by the president of Malaita Province Youth Council (MPYC) Philip Subu and a member of the Malaita Kava Revolution Movement Lesley…

HIGH-RISK FLIGHT 

Government rates Feb 7 Charter as high risk THE Next high-risk flight is scheduled to arrive tomorrow. This was revealed by the Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rodgers during a radio talk-back show on Sunday. He said this repatriation flight is covered under the approval of the cabinet last year and is labeled…

TSL matches back

THE Telekom S-league (TSL) is set to resume matches after postponing its previous five matches due to the wet weather experienced over the country last week. Today’s matches will see Laugu FC take on Southern United FC at 2 pm followed by FC Isabel United and Honiara City FC at 4 pm. Tomorrow’s matches will…