MONUMENT VANDALISED

Skyline American war memorial vandalised The front gate of the American war memorial monument at Skyline, Central Honiara has been ripped off and vandalised by thugs yesterday morning.The unfortunate incident has been described as shameful and disrespectful, by an eye witness spoken to at the scene. The witness who wants her name withheld for security…

TSI in Taro, Choiseul

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) has successfully conducted a series of workshop in Taro, Choiseul province this week with public officials, community leaders, churches, women’s groups and youths. The workshop is base on the topic of corruption and good governance and aim at empowering citizen to understand corruption and fight it. During the workshop, participants discussed…

Need to emphasis literacy in schools

A local literacy trainer has encouraged teachers to strengthen literacy learning in their schools to allow students to write and speak English well. Felistus Fafoi of the league literacy office (LLO) made the call at closing of the three day literacy workshop yesterday at the Solomon Islands national library. “Primary schools in the country need…

Chief concern over dressing codes

One of the concern chiefs of east Kwara’ae, Malaita province has raised concern over disrespectful dressing codes put on by young girls in east Kwara’ae recently. This came after he had noticed that the girls’ habits of wearing what he termed as crack jeans which is disrespectful. Chief Abraham Misitana said that this habit of…