A shot at history

IT’S OUR MOMENT: WAITA By CARLOS ARUAFU THE national under-16 side will take a shot at history when they meet archrivals Fiji in the first Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-16 Championship semi-final, which kicks off at 10am today at Lawson Tama. The winner will secure a spot in next year’s under-17 FIFA World Cup in…

Provincial fisheries officers annual conference underway

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources annual Provincial Fisheries Officers conference got underway in Honiara on Monday morning with most of the provinces represented. The provincial fisheries officers’ participation has been made possible through the World Bank’s Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) under its component 2: Sustainable Management of Coastal Fisheries. PROP is a…

Pig farmers challenged

MINISTER of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Augustine Auga has challenged pig farmers to utilise their ability and strength to venture into piggery farming to earn money and support their families.  He stated this at the opening of Adaliua Integrated Pig and Agriculture centre in Central Kwara’ae close to Auki in Malaita province last week. Mr…

Undersea cable survey set

The first initial route survey for the proposed Coral Sea Cable System in the country will be conducted between 8th October to 4th December 2018. The survey will be carried out within the inshore waters of Honiara, Tulagi, Noro and Taro Township by a contractor, the Earth Sciences and Surveying, EGS, (Asia) Ltd. The primary…