Parents query school results

PARENTS and students described the way the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MERD) handled the school result this year as pathetic. Parents, guardians and students lined up very early in the morning hoping to get themselves copies of the papers to see the results. A parent questioned the decision not to publish the…

CYCLONE EMERGING

Slowly moving out from Solomon seas By IAN M. KAUKUI A TROPICAL Cyclone was analysed by the Fiji Meteorological office at midday yesterday between Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. However its position is poor based on visible and infrared satellite images. “The Tropical disturbance is currently slow moving but is expected to move southeast in the…

FROM MEDIA TO POLITICS

Julian Maka’a is new Premier of Makira Ulawa Province By GEORGE ATKIN In Kirakira FORMER state broadcaster Mr Julian Maka’a, is the new Premier of Makira Ulawa Province after the Provincial Assembly elected him with 14 votes January 10, while his rival, former West Makira Member of Parliament, Mr Jackson Suna’one received six votes. In his…

New Australian High Commissioner here

AUSTRALIA’S new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Dr Lachlan Strahan, presented his credentials yesterday to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.  Handing over his letter of credentials, Dr Strahan said Australia and Solomon Islands are neighbours, strong friends and close partners. “Australia and Solomon Islands have shared cordial relations since diplomatic relations were established in 1982,” he…