ENGLISH POOR

Leads to failure by students   Limited understanding of English has disadvantaged a lot of students from making it further to form seven this year.  Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), National Examination Assessment Division (NEAD), Manager John Liliu revealed to local media last week.  Mr. Liliu said a lot of form six…

Our National Referral Hospital (NRH), Our Doctors and Nurses, Our Life

The president of the Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP), Dr. Alice Aruhe’eta Pollard calls on the National Government to revamp the very needed resources to the National Referral Hospital and attend to challenges such as limited resources, limited space, unhygienic environment, and crowded wards.  “Despite the challenges brought about by Covid-19, we must also remember…

BAN YEAST!

Premier Suidani calls on govt to ban yeast to address kwaso issues The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has called on the government to take a leading role in the fight against the illegally home-brewed alcohol locally known as ‘Kwaso.’ Premier Suidani in a statement said the government by now should come up with key…

$85M FOR COVID

Vaccines for all – Australia to provide $85million to procure and distribute vaccines THE Australian Government has committed SBD$85million to prepare the Solomon Islands for the roll-out of a mass vaccination campaign. This was announced by Dr. Lachlan Strahan Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands over the weekend.  He said Australia has committed $AUD 500…

SCHOOL FEE PRESSURE

Gov’t must ease school fee pressure: Wale The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Wale, has called on the government to take steps to alleviate the burden of school fees on fee-payers for all levels of our education. Hon. Wale said families are struggling under the very hard economic times, adding that these hardships are made worse…