Why treat MOI differently from the rest?

Former diplomat and Trade Negotiations Envoy, Mr. Robert Sisilo, has expressed concerns on the decision by the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) to conduct the public hearing process for Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) in Honiara, and not in the MOI constituency (Luaniua, Pelau & Sikaiana) proper. In a phone conversation with Chief Electoral Commissioner Polycarp…

ROC encourages females

THE Republic of China/ Taiwan is encouraging the education of females by tilting the scale in favour of females in their scholarship selection for next year. Out of more than 600 applicants for the 2015 Taiwanese Scholarship joint award, most of the recipients were females. The recipient gets their scholarship award last week from the…

Temotu Pele MP Dies

MEMBER of Parliament for Temotu Pele Martin Magga has died late on Monday night. Mr Maga had been battling a long illness that left him on a wheel chair since 2009. The Reef Islander born November 11, 1953 is a backbencher in the current government. He entered Parliament during the 2006 National General Election and…

Solo Beautification receives education grant

For the past six years, Solomon Islands Tobacco Company (SITCO) has been a dedicated supporter of the   “SEB Youth Training program”.  In 2006 SEB realized there was a great need in the community for training in the field of Urban Beautification through Environmentally enhanced programs. In discussion with TAFE Queensland, the training materials for the…

Political party recognises new chief

The United Democratic Party for Social Reform and Economic Advancement (UDP) yesterday paid a courtesy call on the newly elected Paramount Chief of Burns Creek, Chief Peter Usi to congratulate and show support for his leadership. In a statement from the party, spokesperson Baranabas Henson said UDP recognizes the importance of working together with chiefs…