UXO mapping survey suspended

THE project involving the mapping of Unexploded Ordinances (UXO) nationwide is currently being suspended following an explosive incident two years ago. Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services (MPNSCS) Anthony Veke confirmed this in parliament, Monday. The project is part of identifying areas which unexploded bombs are located in some parts of the country.…

A setback for our tourism industry

MONDAY’s annual commemoration of the Battle of Guadalcanal which took place at Bloody Ridge National Peace Park in East Honiara ended with a bloody incident that resulted in the stabbing of a Japanese Military personnel. The unfortunate incident happened at the commemoration service of the 80th anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal. The incident received…

MALARIA OUTBREAK IN ALIGEGEO PSS

DEAR EDITOR, As a concerned parent, I now understand that Aligegeo Provincial Secondary school suspended classes due to students testing positive for Malaria, but no malaria medicine was available for treatment at Kilu’ufi hospital. I also understand that the Kilu’ufi Health Surveillance team failed to assist the school when they already knew the situation is…

NO VOICES OF DISSENT

DEAR EDITOR, I notice once again that none of you are publishing the details of the rampant corruption of your bribed Prime Minister and supporting MP’s. The ABC Four Corners program has positive written proof of the bribes paid to your Government out of the $3 Million money from the Chinese Consulate. They have a…

Australia offers 3000 permanent migration visa 

AUSTRALIA is responding to our government’s call for visa waiver for Solomon Islands citizens by speeding up visa processing and providing 3000 permanent migration visa for its Pacific family each year.  Speaking to the media today (9th August 2022) visiting Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific Minister for Defence Industry Honourable Pat Conroy…

USAID through SCALE-NRM project opens second round of Forest and Development Fund grants

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Strengthening Competitiveness Agriculture and Livelihoods – Natural Resource Management (SCALE nNRM) project has opened the second round of Forest and Development Fund grants for expressions of interest on 29 July 2022. This funding opportunity closes on 30 September 2022. All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply. The…