Tohuika appeals for support

Chairman of West Rennell Resource Owners Association Jonathan Tohuika has appealed for assistance to support his High Court cased filed  on behalf of the people to save Rennell from mining destructions. Speaking to the Solomon Star after leaving the court room yesterday morning, Tohuika lost faith in his case, after sighting two professional Aussie lawyers…

‘All sectors contribute to education development’

Almost every sector of the Ministry of Education has a part to play in developing competent, committed and professional teachers, says the deputy secretary of the Ministry James Bosamata. Speaking on the theme “Teacher Professional Learning Development and Scholarship opportunities,” yesterday he  highlighted the importance of working together to achieve competent, committed and professional teachers.…

Education conference underway

A conference on developing competent, committed and professional teachers for Solomon Islands is currently underway at the Mendana Hotel. The purpose of the conference is to inform the design of the National Teacher Education Development Plan for the next three years.  The conference also provided an opportunity for all education stakeholders to build and grow…

Delegation visit disaster village

THE DELEGATION from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) and Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) led by Minister Bartholomew Parapolo made a short visit to Biche village early last week. The aim of the visit was to see some shrines (tourism attractions) in the village and also visit the villagers after they were traumatised…

PM meets Fiu hydro task force

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday met the Fiu Hydro Land and Resource Owners Taskforce where he was presented with the group’s strategic work plan for 2015-2017. The Fiu Land and Resource Owners comprised of various landowning groups and tribes involved in the Fiu Hydro Power Project on Malaita. In December 2011, the twenty eight…

USP to open doors for public

THE University of the South Pacific (USP) Solomon Islands Campus will open its door to the general public as part of celebrating its (USP) Open Day, Friday 7th next week. The Open Day which held annually in every semester two is a very crucial day in the university’s calendar.  “USP Open Day is a day…

Fiu bridge poses risk

Fiu bridge in Central Kwarae, Malaita province is posing a risk to most vehicles and travelling public. The recent Cyclone Racquel had caused the river to flood which resulted in the western end of the bridge being eaten away. A visit to the site early this week most of the vehicles traveling between the Northern…

West Guale communities complete business training

MORE than 20 villagers from within four communities of North Guadalcanal have successfully completed a week long business training, on Friday the 17th of this month. The training was funded by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries, through the Guadalcanal provincial office and was facilitated by Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprises Centre (SISBEC), a service…