Project consultations in Simbo

The ministry of infrastructure and development (MID) will hold a consultation meeting with four (4) communities on Simbo Island in Western province to discuss the possibility of funding Lengana wharf on Simbo Island, Western province. A team from the ministry will visit the island starting today to hold consultation and inspect the shoreline where the…

Former officer calls for investigation into police actions

A former top police investigator has called on relevant authorities to investigate police officers who have involved in handling the case of the Mbokona murder. The call came following reports of incompetency, laziness and unprofessionalism shown by police investigators who handled the Mbokona murder case. “It is unbelievable to see police failed miserably to perform…

Wheres the NRH switchboard operator?

A FRUSTRATED member of the public says the main switch board at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) should be manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The concern came following reports claiming that operators at the main switch are absent from their desk or just won’t to answer the calls. A member of…

Celebrating our Salesian family

The Salesian Day of formation, fellowship, prayer, enjoyment and relaxation among the various members of the Salesian family: SDB’s, FMA’s, Cooperators, Caritas Sisters, Association of MHC, Association of Past Pupils was held on 6th July, at Boroko, Port Moresby.  About 60 persons from the various groups were registered for the celebrations and got to know…

New board for NCW

The Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) now has a new board of management. Ella Kauhue who was the former vice president was elected to head the organization as the new president. The appointment was made during its annual general meeting (AGM) last week from the 9th -11th July at the YWCA conference room.…

Ministers talks on Trust Funds Management

A SEMINAR on establishing and managing trust funds was held at the 18th Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) in Honiara on Thursday. It was chaired and moderated by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuiloma Neroni Slade with presentations from the World Bank Group, Government of Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and…

Govt urge to honour commitment

POPULAR Concerns Citizens group, the Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has reminded Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo and NCRA government to honor its commitment towards the establishment of the 4th USP Campus at Doma. The much talked about USP’s 4th campus at Doma, West Guadalcanal was boosted with a timely support by NCRA government last…

Students plan boycott

Government-funded Solomon Islands students, studying at the Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang, Papua New Guinea have issued a seven days ultimatum to their sponsor as a result of non-payment of allowances. A statement from the DWU Solomon Islands students association (SISA) yesterday said failure by the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) will result in the…

Australian ship here to support pacific fisheries

Crew will also take on the best Solomon Islands football players! Australian navy ship HMAS Parramatta will be visiting Honiara until today. This is part of a three weeks goodwill deployment to the South Pacific. “We are very pleased to welcome HMAS Parramatta to Solomon Islands,” said Australian High Commissioner Andrew Byrne. “The crew will…