Alota’a school acknowledges tools

ALOTA’A community high school near Auki has acknowledged Australia and New Zealand Government for the provision of the agricultural tools equipment which was supplied to the school. School principal Andrew Eteri and agriculture teacher Freda Ruka were pleased with the materials. Ms Ruka said the school is one of the community high schools in Auki…

Melanesian Festival

Government through the ministry of culture and tourism (MCT) will send ten local artists to participate at the 5th Melanesian festival of arts and culture that will be held in Papua New Guinea next month. The festival will be held over two-week from 28th June – 11th July.  Port Moresby will stage the major event…

Candidates accused of buying votes

Transparency Solomon Islands has heard allegations that the new biometric registration system designed to reduce election fraud is being abused by candidates. The group is calling on the government to make it illegal for anyone to buy or collect voter registration cards.  Transparency chief executive Daniel Fenua has received reports of one candidate buying official…

SPO plans fuel facility in Noro

South Pacific Oil Ltd (SPO) is planning to establish a fuel depot in Noro, Western province in partnership with Soltuna and National Fisheries Development (NFD). As part of the new set up SPO general manager Carson Korowa is currently in Noro to discuss with the management of Soltuna and NFD about the partnership deal which…

GOVT ACCUSED

A former top government minister has accused the national government of not living up its word in the land accusation process. And further warns the national project involving the Tina River hydro-project will not be successful if government fails to follow the right procedures. Walton Naezon who is the current provincial member for Malango ward…