Mothers and children to benefit from better health services in Guadalcanal

A PROJECT which focuses on improving health service delivery for mothers, children and youths through upgrading infrastructure, equipment and staff training for Guadalcanal province has been officially launched on Friday. Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the Guadalcanal Provincial Health Authority officially unveiled this ambitious new health project at an event…

Students stage reading game

Rev-Ben Hageria Memorial School in Isabel province successful staged a reading program called “Bibliobattle” last Friday. Bibliobattle is a reading program promoted by JICA volunteer Hirofumi Masui working under the Isabel Education Authority. It is a simple book review game. Some players talk about their favorite book for 5 minutes, then a winner is decided…

Vasuni’s query clarified

The Ministry of Forestry and Research on Tuesday clarified concerns raised by Premier Patrick Vasuni to explain current operations of Tropical Resources Ltd on Gela Islands. In a statement yesterday the Forestry Ministry said procedures to acquire felling licenses are clear, and unless the Premier of Central Province overlooked the records and history of the…

Chief blames dispute for delay of Bina

One of the Chief of the tribes claiming ownership of Bina harbour blames land dispute as the major factor that hinders progress of Bina harbor project. Harry Arufaegwao of Kwao tribe said land dispute is still a problem that delays progress of Bina. This is because 48 tribes are not working together to allow the…

More jobs created through tuna industry in PNG

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – More jobs will be created in Papua New Guinea’s tuna industry following an instruction by the Prime Minister to review and ensure compliance with State Agreements for processors and fishing vessels in Papua New Guinea waters. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has been briefed by Fisheries Minister, Mao Zeming MP, and…

Tennis registration open

The Solomon Islands Tennis Association (SITA) has announced that registration for the 2017 tennis program is now open. SITA Development Officer, Ian Honila revealed the registration fees. The membership fee for a term is $100 for a term that is 10 weeks, $50 for five weeks and $10 for weekly sessions.  “Registration for each candidate…

Sports master questions HFA decision

MBUA Valley Community High School Sports master Joseph Wane has questioned the Honiara Football Association____s (HFA) decision to penalise his team after an incident in their game with Vura CHS in the HFA U-16 School League. The incident resulted in a decision made by match officials of the match between these two schools at King…

Eagles in camp

The Malaita Eagles soccer team preparing for the upcoming Solomon Cup marches into camp this week. According to information reaching Star Sports, a total of 26 athletes are now in the camp and will undergo their first training together as a team starting on Monday. Some players who are called up for training are yet…

GO GREEN introduced in Gizo

The Solomon Islands Athletes Commission (SIAC) has successfully introduced a new program called the ‘Go Green’ program in Gizo on Tuesday. The message given to young primary school students is called “Love Your Coast” and it is about keeping the environment clean. “We educate athletes and the public about “LOVE YOUR COAST” and how important…