SCHOOL RESULTS RELEASED

RESULTS of the 2019 secondary school forms 3 and 5 has been released and can be accessed on the website of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources. Education minister Moffat Fugui and his Permanent Secretary Dr Franco Rodie signed off the results on Tuesday. Fugui said according to a report compiled on the results,…

Parents query school results

PARENTS and students described the way the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MERD) handled the school result this year as pathetic. Parents, guardians and students lined up very early in the morning hoping to get themselves copies of the papers to see the results. A parent questioned the decision not to publish the…

PM welcomes new NZ envoy to SI

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has welcomed the newly appointed New Zealand High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Georgina Roberts. In a brief meeting at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet yesterday, Roberts delivered her introductions to the Prime Minister in Te Reo Maori. “Me mihi atu au ki a koe, e te Pirimia, ki…

CYCLONE EMERGING

Slowly moving out from Solomon seas By IAN M. KAUKUI A TROPICAL Cyclone was analysed by the Fiji Meteorological office at midday yesterday between Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. However its position is poor based on visible and infrared satellite images. “The Tropical disturbance is currently slow moving but is expected to move southeast in the…

FROM MEDIA TO POLITICS

Julian Maka’a is new Premier of Makira Ulawa Province By GEORGE ATKIN In Kirakira FORMER state broadcaster Mr Julian Maka’a, is the new Premier of Makira Ulawa Province after the Provincial Assembly elected him with 14 votes January 10, while his rival, former West Makira Member of Parliament, Mr Jackson Suna’one received six votes. In his…

Efforts to raise funds for Aussie bush fires

THE Cabinet has approved the establishment of a committee to raise funds for the Australian bush-fires. The Committee is headed by Dr Derek Mane, Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister. An initial meeting for this fundraising initiative was held Tuesday this week with few representatives from HCC and Civil Society organisations. It was agreed during…