Earthquake aftermath in Honiara

BUSINESSES, government offices and schools are closed in Honiara this afternoon following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake. The USGS recorded the earthquake 18km southwest of Malango on Guadalcanal Province with a depth of 15.0km. It happened just after 1pm local time. Many moved to higher grounds in case of a tsunami causing traffic chaos on the…

NEW SPECIES DISCOVERED

New freshwater fish and prawns discovered in Western Province A total of four (4) new fish records and two (2) potential new fish species as well as eight (8) new records and two (2) potential new prawn species were discovered in several islands in Western Province last month. A statement issued early this month (Nov)…

Kukudu’s skipper, mechanical man

IN any education institution support or auxiliary staff are important for the ongoing operations of a school so that this minimal disruption. For most boarding schools, these staff play are pivotal role to support the school administration, teaching staff and students. Teaching staff concentrates on the academic aspect of the students, while auxiliary staff are…

China experts work on NRH comprehensive medical centre

SEVEN experts from China’s prestigious Central-South Architectural Design Institute [CSADI] have arrived in Honiara to join their Solomon Islands colleagues in finalising the design for the multi-million-dollar National Referral Hospital Comprehensive Medical Centre. The NRH’s Comprehensive Medical Centre, being dubbed China’s Gift to the people of Solomon Islands, is being built on the hospital’s east…

PM lauds PG2023

PM Sogavare has praised the 2023 Pacific Games as an economic recovery epicentre for Solomon Islands THE 2023 Pacific Games will become an epicentre for economic recovery, injecting millions of dollars-worth of investment into the country within a short span of time, Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare said. He echoed this sentiment in his pre-recorded message…