Tango refutes reports

OUSTED Renbel premier Lence Tango has rejected reports claiming his current trip to the province is being backed by national leaders. He said he never mentioned in his meetings with the people of Renbel that his current trip to the province is being backed by the prime minister, his deputy, provincial government minister, and the…

Telekom launches 11th tower in Malaita

BETHEL community in East Fataleka, Malaita Province, is the latest community to “feel the breeze” after Our Telekom launched its 11th mobile phone tower, Monday. Our Telekom’s security officer at Bethel George Geo said that the day was fun-filled as people enjoyed themselves. There were sports activities organised by Our Telekom for the communities to…

Training explains gender

PARTICIPANTS of training on Transformative Leadership, Media, Gender and Elections have learned the definition of gender. The training which started on Monday was aimed at realising enhancing women participation at all fronts in a society. The training highlighted that gender is a social or cultural construct which results in the behavioural characteristics assigned to men…

Business reporters reminded of their role

Regional business/economic reporters have been reminded of their important role in accurately reporting on business and investment stories in their countries. Mathieu Robbins, who has worked for two of the world’s top financial news services, Reuters and Bloomberg, stressed the importance of business journalists on Monday at day one of the training. He said regional…

Efforts to preserving yam, pana, and taro

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MPs pay tribute to Magga

MEMBERS of Parliament on Tuesday paid respect to Temotu Pele MP, who died Monday night in Honiara after a long illness. They gave obituary speeches in parliament. Mr Magga was from Tuwo village in the Reef Islands and was born on the 11th of November 1953. He obtained a Cambridge School Certificate from Selwyn College…

Family Protection Bill receives support

DEBATE on the Family Protection Bill 2014 concludes on Monday. While they showed support, Members of Parliament who contributed to the debate also expressed concern over how the Bill will impact the lives of families when it is implemented. The Member of Parliament for East Choiseul and Chairman of the Bills and Legislation Committee, Manasseh…