School ends term with environmental day, concert

BURNS Creek Adventist primary school fortnight ago ended their term two academic classes by staging an environmental day and concert. The event was held at the Maranatha Hall, near the school, East Honiara on Thursday 22nd June. The environmental day was staged in the morning allowing guests, officials, parents, guardians, friends and supporters who came…

Piggery farmers undergo management training

Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) has conducted a pig management training to local farmers recently. A statement from TTM said the training has improved the farmers’ knowledge in the area of hog feeding and how to address parasitic diseases of pig. At the workshop, TTM Livestock specialist, Pedro He highlighted some of the parasitic diseases of…

MOFT: Let’s confront corruptive behavior

NOW that RAMSI’s programme has ended, we must improve our economic governance, protect our public resources from fraud and inappropriate behavior and distortions. This was the statement of Ministry of Finance and Treasury permanent secretary Harry Kuma during last week’s RAMSI symposium. Mr Kuma said under the machinery of government programme, RAMSI provided support to…

Medalists return

Solomon Islands Athletics team who participated at the recent Oceania Athletics Championship returned home on Sunday. Among the 10 athletes were three of the medalists, Patrick Kam, Sharon Firisua and Diana Matekali. The team was welcomed by members of the Athletics Solomon, family and friends upon arrival. National long distance queen Sharon Firisua won two…

EDUCATION DEAL UNDER SCRUTINY

The education arrangement signed between the Guadalcanal province and the Canadian International Training and Education Corp (CITREC) of Canada has come under attack. This follows allegation the deal has reaped little investment benefit for the province since 2012. It was revealed that last week province has wired a sum of $650, 000 to the CITREC…

Central leads group A

Central Islands Province football team, Central Shields is leading group A of the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament following their second win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday. The Shields finished off with an impressive 5-2 over Guadalcanal Hornets who suffered their second straight defeat. Shields slot home four goals and Hornets a goal in the…

Central leads group A

Central Islands Province football team, Central Shields is leading group A of the 2017 Solomon Cup tournament following their second win at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Sunday. The Shields finished off with an impressive 5-2 over Guadalcanal Hornets who suffered their second straight defeat. Shields slot home four goals and Hornets a goal in the…

Sign language training

PARTICIPANTS in the two day sign language training in Auki, Malaita Province have thanked Solomon Islands Deaf Association (SIDA) for giving them the opportunity to learn this important skill. One participant Solomon Jack said the training was an eye-opener for many of them. Mr Jack was a representative of Save the Children Office in Auki…