UNDP and stakeholders validate Schools Re-thinking Plastic Initiative final report

THE United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), relevant national stakeholders and representatives from five schools in Honiara took part in the final validation workshop within the “Schools Re-thinking Plastic Initiative”, in Honiara on Tuesday 26th November 2019. Koloale, Florence Young, Emmaus, St Nicholas, and Honiara High School have been part of an experiment which applied behavioural…

MP under attack    

  North Malaita MP victim of morning raid Thugs leave behind a damage of over SBD$300k By Ian Kaukui Member of Parliament (MP) for North Malaita, Senley Levi Filualea and his family has come under heavy attack by thugs in the early hours of yesterday morning, leaving behind a total damage of properties worth more…

‘THANKS AND SORRY’

Bougainvilleans thankful for hospitality, say sorry for causing trouble By ANDREW FANASIA WORDS cannot express the feeling and emotion when Demas Parau expressed his appreciation to the people and the government of Solomon Islands for sheltering Bougainvilleans during the darkest history of their country. Parau, the President of the Bougainville Solomon Islands Association (BSIA) in…

Honiara-based Bougainvilleans cast votes

THE Bougainvilleans in Honiara have finally had their opportunity to cast their votes as part of the Bougainville Referendum. The two-day voting started on Thursday at the Papua New Guinea (PNGs) High Commission head office in Honiara with only two options, whether to vote for independence or for autonomy. A lot of Bougainvilleans made their way…

BECS stages graduation, prize giving day

BISHOP Epalle Catholic School (BECS) in West Honiara has staged its annual graduation and Prize giving ceremony, Thursday. The theme for the graduation ceremony was“You are called for a mission. The ceremony features presentation of Academic awards, presentation of certificates, presentation of non-academic awards and presentation of prestigious awards for both primary and secondary students. Guest…

DIVIT RTC held graduation

DIVIT Rural Training Centre (RTC) in North West Guadalcanal on Thursday held its 2019 annual graduation ceremony with 30 students completing their studies. At the ceremony 19 students received their certificates in the area of life skills, two with carpentry and 9 with agriculture certificates to make it 30 in total. In her opening speech, School…

San Isidro stages graduation

SAN Isidro Christian Care Centre in Visale, North West Guadalcanal has successfully held its 2019 annual graduation over the weekend.  The graduation began with a procession, followed by a Holy Mass conducted by Retired Bishop Adrian Smith, speeches and presentation of certificates and equipment.  North West Guadalcanal Solomon Star Stringer John Toki said a total…