Risk profiles arrive 

A repatriation flight that arrived last night in the country has brought in a mixture of risk people. Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr. Jimmy Rodgers revealed this on Sunday during the talk-back show. Close to 31 students plus a number of local footballers who played in England arrived last night on the repatriation flight.   …

STUDENTS STRANDED

Now homeless, jobless, face visa issue in Taiwan By IAN M.KAUKUINewsroom, Honiara ABOUT twelve local students who have completed their studies in Taiwan are now stranded after they could not travel back over the weekend due to a lack of an airline ticket. Reports said the students turned up at the airport in Taipei on…

Logger clarifies Abarafi logging issue 

CHIA Tai Enterprises Ltd logging company claimed the call to halt its logging operation on Abarafi tribal land is not right as an agreement was legally made between the company and the rightful landowner trustees. The logging company made the statement in response to the so-called Abarafi Tribal Landowners Association Incorporation (ATLOAI)’s call to halt…

THE LUCKY RURAL TEACHER

When is dishonesty theft? By Alfred Sasako   JANE (not her real name) is this month counting her blessings. She almost lost $5, 000 of lifetime savings in a “mistake” by a teller in one of the four foreign-owned commercial banks in a bungle earlier this month. Jane lives and teaches in a rural school…

Namo to lead North Guadalcanal

FOOTBALL Coach Jackson Namo will be leading the North Guadalcanal football team in the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup tournament. Namo confirmed he has kicked off training with the team and is impressed with the feedback from players. “I have the honour to take the North Guadalcanal constituency team for the upcoming Guadalcanal Cup.  “We are running…

A CHANGE MAKER STORY 

Alex Waimora’s dream for change By ESTHER NURIA NEWSROOM HONIARA    Former International Football Player and KOSSA Technical Analyst Alex Waimora recently shared his story to the change-makers program about his love for football and how he wanted to help children and youths to peruse their goals in football.  Alex Waimora started his sporting career in…

MPAs reconciled

The Members of the Malaita Provincial government had conducted a low key reconciliation ceremony amongst themselves after the assembly meeting at the greenhouse on 23rd October in Auki. The reconciliation was opened with a word of prayer led by the MPA for Ward 20 Jimmy Rerehe to wind up the revised budget meeting for 2020/2021.…

Togamana: SI needs advanced nursing practice

Ministry of Health and Medical Services stated that ‘Nursing in Solomon Island needs to consider advanced nursing practices and extended nursing roles’.   Dr. Culwick Togamana made the statement during the 2020 Nurses Registration ceremony on Friday 23 October at St. Barnabas Cathedral.  “In a country where many of its programs are nurse-led with a continuous…

MARA to introduce new ordinances

Malaita Premier Daniel Suidani has announced that an amendment to the Malaita province Business License Ordinance was passed by the assembly in July 2020. The premier made the announcement during the assembly meeting on the 16th October 2020 in Auki. He said the executive had already endorsed the Fisheries Management Ordinance 2020. The premier further…