82 graduate nurses have commenced their supervised practice program

A total of 82 nurses which includes newly graduated nurses from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) and Atoifi College of Nursing in Malaita Province have commenced their twelve (12) months Supervised Practice Program (internship) as of Tuesday. This followed the official commencement of the 2022 Nurses internship program yesterday, Monday 20th June 2022 where…

NO MORE MILITARY BASE

Defense Force here to build Eastern Border Outpost AUSTRALIA has confirmed a team of Australia Defense Force (ADF) engineers are in Temotu Province scoping for potential sites at Lata to build Eastern Border Outpost, Australian High Commissioner Lachlan Strahan said on Monday. The group include government officials, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), Ministry…

New MRD PS announces top priority

THE newly appointed Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) Dr Samson Viulu wasted no time announcing his priority for the ministry to carry head-on when he resumes duty next week. Dr Viulu took his oath of office and allegiance before the Acting Governor General Patteson Oti at the Government House yesterday. The…

Honiara receives foreign dignitaries

THE private jet bringing the Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong and her delegation and the other which brought in the Minister of Tourism of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ahmed Agil AIKhateeb touched town moments apart at the Honiara International Airport, Friday. Waiting at the airport tarmac to receive Senator Wong and her delegation for…

WONG PAYS COURTESY CALL ON PRIME MINISTER

Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Honorable Penny Wong has paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, during which Wong has discussed a number of issues with the PM. Two important issues raised during the discussion were matters relating to climate change and regional security. Wong reiterated Australia’s commitment to reduce gas emission and…

NZ backs health effort here

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) was given a timely support, thanks to Aotearoa New Zealand, which supported the country with medical supplies late last month. This is part of New Zealand Government’s support to the country. The support consisted of several hundred cartons of disposable medical face-masks blue, 3M N95 masks, hospital…