Call for school fee subsidy

THE Government should consider providing school fee subsidy for rural-based schools in light of the financial struggle and economic situation facing the country. A concerned businessman in Gizo, Western Province who declined to be named, said the notice to start classes at the end of this month is now causing a lot of challenge for…

Rugby introduced to High Performance program

THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) made sure rugby players understand the functions and importance of the High Performance program at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) A statement from SINIS confirmed rugby athletes were briefed on the importance of individual contribution to the union’s goals and objectives at the elite/international level…

Burnscreek SDA primary launches e-learning platform

BURNSCREEK Adventist Primary School (BAPS) in East Honiara has officially launched its Electronic Learning (e-learning) Program on Tuesday. The launching event was witnessed by representatives of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) Education Authority Janelle Erick, Transpacific Union Mission (TPU) Education representative in Solomon Islands Joseph Pitakia, Director of Ministry of Education and Human Resource…

RSIPF sign MoU with and SIFIU and Immigration

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit (SIFIU) and Solomon Islands Immigration Division. The purpose of the MoU is to set out the framework between RSIPF, SIFIU and Immigration Division in relation to cooperation for information exchange and enforcement of Solomon Islands legislation…

Call to release allowances

A CONCERNED nurse is calling on the national government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to quickly pay nurses COVID-19 allowances. According to the nurse, who refused to be named, the government promised allowances for nurses and doctors who worked during the outbreak of COVID-19 community transmission. However, the nurse said that promise…