Survivors tell of ordeal

SOME of the survivors of the fire incident at the fish & chip area, Central market which caught fire on Thursday said the fire had caught them by surprise because it happened so fast. As result there was shock and panic as the fire burst into huge balls of fire from one of the fish…

MARKET CHAOS

Fire razes food bars, no fatalities TWO fast-food bar cubicles at the Central Market were left in tatters after a fire razed through them yesterday afternoon, throwing the busy market area into chaos. But fire fighters quickly put the blaze down from spreading to the nearby cubicles, and that no one was injured or killed.…

Gov____t pilots public service leave management system

GCU: The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Public Service (MPS) is piloting its first-ever computerized Leave Management and Passage Arrangement process this week. A selected group from a number of Government Ministries began the training programme at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) in Honiara, Thursday. The programme was initiated following…

Drivers cheat death

TWO taxi drivers on Wednesday escaped death after their cars collided along the Prince Philip Highway at the junction in front of Ela Motors at Ranadi, East Honiara. A Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Caldina were involved in the crash. Driver of the RAV4 claimed he was driving eastward on the high lane at a higher…

Lady pilots sky aircraft

FOR the first time in the history of Solomon Airlines two local female pilots flew a Twin Otter aircraft H4-FSI together on a commercial schedule yesterday. The Airlines management were at the airport to witness the two females took off. A statement from the Solomon Airlines’ Human Resources Department said, it’s a big achievement and…

No budget for morgue

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