GRCLC calls for review of agreement

THE Gold Ridge Community and Landowners Council [GRCLC] has called for an urgent review of a subsidiary agreement it signed with Gold Ridge Mining Ltd in 1996. Among other things, the agreement provides for $10 million in infrastructure community projects such as roads and water supplies over five years from 1996. That’s $2 million a…

Seghe RTC receives new classroom building

SEGHE Rural Training Centre is a full-time Residential Training institution and is affiliated with the Solomon Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTC). The center is run by the United Church in Solomon Islands.  Saturday of last week, the school was pleased to have received from the New Zealand Government a new workshop Classroom…

LET THE BATTLE BEGIN

Solomon Cup kicks off today   THE Solomon Cup tournament is set to kick off at the Lawson Tama Stadium today. The opening match today will feature Guadalcanal Hornets and Western Tomoko at 1 pm. The second match will see the defending champions; Malaita Eagles take on Lauru Kuvojo at 4 pm to wrap up…

Award recipient overwhelmed

I WAS shocked when my name was announced as the recipient of the Baton of Honor for the Sir Baddley Devesi Correctional Services Solomon Islands new recruit award.  This was how an overwhelmed Jason Korini felt when his name was announced for the award. The baton of honor was handed to him by the CSSI…

FB ABUSE COMPLAINTS

Police to provide data on Facebook abusive complaints   POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau says he will provide the number of complaints relating to abusive contents on Facebook they received so far, next week. At his last week’s conference, Mangau told reporters there were several complaints of abusive content targeting politicians and individuals on Facebook. “There were…

CT scan machine soon

WORK on the much-awaited government-funded CT scan project is making progress and will soon to boost the country’s health system. This was revealed by the Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr. Culwick Togamana in response to the Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale during the question and answer session in parliament. Wale asked if…