NWGDA successfully host talent show 

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Saturday 21 November successfully hosted its first ever talent show.  The talent show was aimed at involving every children, youths and elderly people in North-West Guadalcanal to showcase their hidden talents.  During the elimination round on Saturday, a total of 48 groups have participated in the elimination round with…

More repatriation flights planned

THE GOVERNMENT through the Oversight Committee has approved more repatriation flights to bring back our nationals from overseas. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) Collin Beck revealed this yesterday during the weekly talk-back show.  These repatriation flights will be operated by Solomon Airlines from November through to December…

2nd flight to Philippines tomorrow

THE much-awaited second repatriation flight to airlift our stranded students in Manila, Philippines is all set for tomorrow, 24th of November. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) Collin Beck confirmed this during the weekly talk-back show on Sunday. Mr. Beck said selected people for the flight have already been…

SI Government Conveys Condolence to Government and People of PNG on the Passing Away of PNG’s Acting High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, H.E. Dr John Balavu 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, the Honourable Jeremiah Manele joins Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in conveying the heartfelt condolence from the government and people of Solomon Islands’ to the family of the late H.E. Dr. Balavu and to the Government and people of Papua New Guinea for the passing away of Papua…

SINU’s first BA graduates   

The pioneers of Bachelor in Accounting and Business Entrepreneurship (BA) at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have been awarded their certificates in a private ceremony at the SINU Tourism complex on Friday 20 November 2020. A total of 55 students have graduated with BAs in Accounting whilst 9 with BAs in Business Entrepreneurship. Speaking…

A PRIDE IN RUIN

The abandonment of the tuna cannery in Tulagi By SAMSON SADE SOLOMON Taiyo Limited was used to be a premier employment venture that attracted workers from the four corners of the Solomon Islands.   With its cannery at Tulagi in the Central Islands Province, the location couldn’t be far from ideal.    The deeper sheltered waters…