SIWIBA members undergo training

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) members have undertaken a three-day Innovative Entrepreneurship for Women in Business in Honiara. The three days training started on Tuesday at the SIWIBA Business Development Centre and concluded yesterday with a formal presentation of certificates to participants. Facilitators are from Israel, Ms. Reem Shachar who is the…

Three more to study in Japan

THREE Solomon Islanders will leave for Japan next week to undertake master degree studies in various fields. The trio had been awarded scholarships by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through Pacific Leaders’ Education Assistance for the Development of States (Pacific-LEADS). “I am happy to announce today (yesterday) that three Solomon Islanders have been awarded…

New homes for APSD staff

ASIA Pacific Sustainable Development Rural Training Centre (APSD) in Fiu central Kwara’ae Malaita province has taken delivery of new a staff house and a student ablution block on Wednesday. The staff house and ablution block was funded by the Japanese government as part of friendship, partnership and working together with Solomon Islands government. The new…

PFIP announces Fin-Ed partnership with Anglican Church of Melanesia

Honiara, Solomon Islands – Three Rural Training Centres (RTC) of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) are the latest Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) institutions that will be providing financial education (FinEd) curricula in their courses from 2018. This partnership between ACoM and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) which will run from 1st…

Sofu hands over duties to Garu

FORMER Minister of Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Stanley Festus Sofu yesterday handed over his ministerial portfolio to a new Minister, Moses Garu, who has taken over after the recent spate of reshuffles undertaken by DCCG. Minister Sofu will now look after the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) while Moses Garu from the Ministry…

Archery training to start

The Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI) will officially kick off training session for the upcoming Mini-Games for Vanuatu tomorrow – Saturday 12 August. AFSI president Nihal Seneviratne confirmed this to Star Sports on Thursday. “AFSI training session for the Mini-Games will kick off on Saturday at the Rove Police ground starting at 2pm,’’ he…