PM says SI values Australia relationship

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela says Solomon Islands value the excellent relationship it has with the Australian Government and its people. He uttered the statement when addressing the Australian High Commissioner Mr Roderick Brazier and Australian nationals during the Australian Day celebrations at the Australian High Commissioner’s residence in Honiara last Thursday. Mr Houenipwela said on…

Group proud of savings club

THE Helicon Savings Group of Kilusakwalo in central Kwara’ae say they are proud to become a successful savings club in Malaita. The group made a record savings of $120,000 in the last financial year. Helicon Savings Group was supported by World Vision, through its community development program, to improve life and overcome poverty through its…

Learning Mandarin!

I CAME across an interesting encounter in 2016. It occurred at China town when I went to buy a drink. In that shop was another young man approaching the Chinese woman sitting behind the tiller. I took my soft drink and followed him to make the purchase. While waiting for my turn, I overheard the…