DWU student registration begins

Registration of students at the Madang campus of Divine Word University (DWU) began without hitch on Monday. New intakes were the first to register. They were followed by second year students on Tuesday 10th February, 2015. DWU vice president for student affairs, Mr Ted Alau expressed satisfaction over the smooth flow of registration as he…

Students visa to be lodged today

SOLOMON Islands High Commission office in Port Moresby is expected to lodge all visa applications of students studying at various universities in Papua New Guinea today. One student was informed by PNG High Commission office in Honiara when he enquired about it yesterday. The office said, SI High Commission had given assurance to lodge them…

Quality and sustainability of rural projects a concern

THE technical quality and sustainability of rural infrastructure-funded projects remains a grave concern. A World Bank report findings has uncovered that in most of the projects implemented under rural infrastructure undertaken around the country have fallen short of sustainability measures. This is despite the fact that overall quality of construction of these rural infrastructure projects…

Traffic check on vehicles underway

Honiara City Council Law Enforcement Division along with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has started a major traffic check on Wednesday. This is purposely to check on Business license on buses and taxis that are providing public transportation services throughout the city. Chairman of the Law Enforcement Standing Committee,Cr. Charles Aiwosuga, said under the…

SINU lecturers boycott

Lecturers at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have boycotted classes as of Monday over employment contract grievances. They claimed that there was no employment contract for both none and academic staff when Solomon Island College of Higher Education (SICHE) was transformed to SINU. Lecturers Association of Solomon Islands National University (LASINU) in their meeting…

Businesswoman stands trial

Prominent businesswoman, Mary Chow is standing trial for the second time around for four counts of perjury charges in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Her case was remitted to the Magistrates’ Court for re-trial after she won her appeal case in the High Court. Chow has successfully appealed against her conviction and sentence in the High…

Students visa for PNG

VISA applications of Solomon Islands students studying at various universities in Papua New Guinea are still to be processed by the Immigration department in Port Moresby. One student was informed by PNG High Commission office in Honiara that all the applications sent by National Training Unit (NTU) in Honiara are still with Solomon Islands High…