Sir David installed as 7th Chief SI Scouts

Governor General (GG) Sir Rt Rev David Vunagi has been installed as the Seventh Chief Scout of the Solomon Islands Scout Association (SISA). Sir Rt Rev David was installed on Thursday by the Solomon Islands’ Scout Association (SISA) with the assistance of visiting top officials from the Asia Pacific Regional Office of World Organisation of the Scout…

Push for Self rule

Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani assures Malaita public that MARA government is willing to push behind the idea of self-determination for Malaita province. Premier Suidani made the announcement on Thursday in a public forum held at the Auki central market after Malaita provincial executive received a submission from Malaita for Democracy (M4D) on Wednesday urging MARA…

BIG CALL

Top educationist calls for compulsory education By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   EDUCATION should be made compulsory for the nation’s children, a top educationist has suggested. Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Dr Franco Rodie, offered the suggestion when opening the 5th Education Authority Conference at Tavanipupu Resort in Marau, east Guadalcanal, Monday. “I…

New dental facility here

A ROTARY volunteer dental team from Australia has installed equipment and furnishings for seven modern new dental surgeries and a sterilizing room, to establish a National Oral Health centre for the Solomon Islands.  In 2017 the National Referral Hospital in Honiara offered Rotary part of a building they intended to use as a dental clinic…

Suimae hails waste management initiative

FRIENDS of the City President Judah Suimae says he really appreciated the ‘School Re-thinking Plastic Initiative’ program under the UNDP Waste Management Innovation Initiative in partnership with Solomon Islands Government (SIG). Suimae made the acknowledgement remarks as a participant in Tuesday’s validation workshop on the initiative conducted by UNDP.  He said the program is a…