Transforming education with broadband connectivity

INTERNET access is essential in today’s hyper-connected world, and is particularly important for students perusing higher education at the university level. Broadband connectivity is transforming traditional education and improving instruction through more engaging, interactive coursework. The ability to easily access that content, and engage on social networks, has dramatically escalated the demand for high-quality internet…

Damages at Natagera village

Dear Editor – I was informed by mobile phone from Natagera village on Santa-Ana Island that on early Saturday morning 6th of May 2017 very rough seas associated with very strong winds and heavy rain badly devastated Natagera village shorelines, removing heaps of white sandy beaches and first line of sago palm houses were partly…

Time to regulate security firms

Dear Editor – By necessity, demand for security services has risen substantially after the ethnic tension era. Security firms emerged and increased in numbers as demand increased. That was a commendable development because the Police itself did not and does not have adequate capacity to ensure peace in every neighbourhood and within commercial and institutional…

G-Province to conduct survey

Guadalcanal Province (G-Province) will soon be conducting a survey from White River in West Honiara to Lunga in the East, to determine the customary land from town boundary. This will be done through the G-Province Task Force chaired by Hon. Member for Tandai Ward John Nano. Their survey will also include the high water mark…

Reef robbers to be deported

After more than 2 months in the country, the 40 Vietnamese crews who were caught on 26th March stealing beche-de-mers and other marine species at Rennell’s Indispensable reef, detained and charged by the court will be deported on Wednesday. The crews who are detained on an extended court order at the Rove Police club will…