Call to address Noro dumpsite

  MEMBERS of the public in Noro town, Western Province have expressed their concern at the state of the dumpsite and ask that it be addressed timely. Noro town being an industrial district in the Western province has around four thousand people according to the recent election registration data taken in 2019. The population data…

Concerns raised over UK cases

Health authorities have raised a new concern in relation to the virulence of the COVID-19 strain that came in from the United Kingdom. The soccer players have now been in the country for 4 weeks. However, unlike the cases that came from the Philippines and Korea that converted to negative within 2-3 weeks, the strain…

Graduates from SIG Quarantine Stations

A total of sixty (60) persons have graduated from different SIG Quarantine Stations after completing their mandatory quarantined periods last week. National Emergency Operation Centre, NEOC, confirmed that out of the total number released, fifty-two (52) persons graduated from the Chengs Quarantine Station on Friday 20th November 2020. The persons have undergone the required number…

Tuna town to host West 2nd appointed day

THE tuna town of Noro, New Georgia, Western Province will stage the province’s 37th Second Appointed Day celebration on Monday 7th December 2020. The celebration will be featured along with the opening of the Roviana Lagoon Festival in Munda on the same day.   Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare will be the special guest invited to…

Gizo CHS stages form 6 graduation

Gizo Community High School (GCHS) in Western Province on Friday successfully staged its sixth graduation for its form six (6) students. The event was held at the school’s hall. More than 40 students were part of the event. They all received their certificate of completion and are now waiting for their final results. The theme…

NWGDA successfully host talent show 

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Saturday 21 November successfully hosted its first ever talent show.  The talent show was aimed at involving every children, youths and elderly people in North-West Guadalcanal to showcase their hidden talents.  During the elimination round on Saturday, a total of 48 groups have participated in the elimination round with…

More repatriation flights planned

THE GOVERNMENT through the Oversight Committee has approved more repatriation flights to bring back our nationals from overseas. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) Collin Beck revealed this yesterday during the weekly talk-back show.  These repatriation flights will be operated by Solomon Airlines from November through to December…