Tong-il Moo-do classes soon

A Newly introduced Martial art Tong-Il Moo-do club are calling for interested men and women in Honiara to join their club’s training sessions. Tong-Il Moo-do is a comprehensive martial art discipline from South Korea founded in 1979 by Grandmaster Dr. Joon Ho Seuk. It is a way of building sound character enlightening one’s mind and…

Caring for the dead

A former morgue attendant shares his experiences By LYNNISSHA RUNA Talk about attending to and giving care to dead human bodies, Simone Palmer knows a little about them. Hailed from east Kwaio in the Malaita Province, the 57-year -old Palmer has been working as a morgue attendant for the past 10 years.  His experience over…

Provinces lacked banking services

With the exception of Auki and Gizo, the rest of our provincial centers are without proper banking services. The nonexistence of banks is a grave concern for the advancement of business and trade in the provinces. Banks are vital for the growth of our provincial economies as they provide the service businesses and people need…

Attracting more overseas visitors

Dear Editor – The bid to increase the number of overseas visitors implies extra budgetary support and better Infrastructure, including regular repairs to provincial airstrips. The Solomon Islands Government is pushing to attract more overseas visitors this year according to a recent article in the Solomon Star newspaper from which I quote a few paragraphs.…

Youth and development

Dear Editor – Solomon Islands has a young population and its rapid population growth rate means this trend will continue in the coming years. This presents a lot of challenges in terms of providing education and health services, risks in terms of large cohorts of young people being without income-generating activities, and opportunities for businesses…

Safety at sea

Dear Editor – Living in the Solomon Islands and especially in the more isolated reaches of the country surrounded all around by the vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean it is naturally a normal day-to-day occurrence for local people to travel by small boats or motorized canoes to reach their destinations or go fishing. While…

Vatud ward games 2018

Dear Editor – As an indigenous of Vanikoro Island, I could not imagine the omission of Vanikoro Island from having a share in the funds distributed to wards in Vatud by Vatud MP and her so-called administration group to hold ward tournament on January, 2018. I call on Vatud MP and her administration group to…

Togamae clinic

Dear Editor – I have become aware that a new Emergency Clinic will be opening its doors very soon in Honiara. The clinic to be called the Togamae Private Emergency Clinic will be under the supervision of Dr Pedical Togamae and services will cover general outpatient care, emergency treatment and lab services, including conducting malaria…