Makira-Ulawa needs to be in the news

THIS is the popular view many leaders and educated citizens of Makira Ulawa Province hold. Provincial Premier Julian Maka’a says regular news from Makira Ulawa Province is good because people are informed about what goes on, be they in agriculture, fisheries, tourism, economics, political governance and leadership, health, and education and so on. Maka’a, a…

RSIPF & stakeholders launch community COVID -19 by-law

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Tulagi in Central Province together with other stakeholders in that Province have launched the Belaga Community COVID-19 by-law on 30 May 2020.  Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Central Province Inspector Hugo Maelasi explains: “The Belaga by-law was launched after the community setup their COVID-19 committee…

Makira suspends loggers’ licences

THE Makira Ulawa Provincial Government has decided to temporarily suspend Felling and Logging Export Licenses for five logging companies because they have been operating illegally in the province. A list given to the Commissioner of Forests and Research, Reeves Moveni of the Ministry of Forests and Research in Honiara by the province’s Senior Investment Officer…

Titiana evacuation centre opens

TITIANA evacuation centre and community hall were officially handed over to the people of Titiana by the First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan Yoko Asano, Tuesday. Accompanied by the Grassroot Project Coordinator of the Embassy of Japan, Ms Hiro Takegami (GPC), the ceremony was witnessed by Titiana village community leaders, educators and community members.…

A cruel act

A two-month-old female infant is fighting for her life after she was thrown three feet down from a veranda to the ground following a heated argument between a husband and wife in Malaita. Reports reaching this paper said the incident has shocked the community where the incident occurred. Following the incident, the father was arrested by…

STADIUM DEAL SEALED

THE country’s iconic national football stadium Lawson Tama is taking a step closer towards its planned facelift ahead of the 2023 Pacific Games. This happened after Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) successfully signed a contract deal worth $3.8million with leading architectural and engineering firm Kramer Ausenco, a statement issued by SIFF Media said, Monday. “The…