Swiss volunteer doctors start work in Munda

Two volunteer medical doctors from Switzerland began work at Helena Goldie Hospital in July. With the support of SolTuna and National Fisheries Developments Ltd (NFD), Dr. Chantal Ruckstuhl-Dekumbis and Dr. Erhard Ruckstuhl brought with them much needed medical equipment and technology, which they solicited from Switzerland. Chantal Ruckstuhl-Dekumbis is a paediatric physician who worked at…

Opposition urges students to behave and be good ambassadors

The Parliamentary Opposition has urged Solomon Islands’ students studying overseas to act appropriately and be good ambassadors of the country. The Opposition reiterated the call following a report in media by former RAMSI deputy special coordinator, Masi Lomaloma, who claimed that some Solomon Islands’ students in Fiji could not control their behaviour. The Parliamentary Opposition…

Malaita celebrates big day

MALAITA province has celebrated its 34th provincial second appointed day in Auki, Tuesday. The celebration was attended by Acting Prime Minster Manasseh Maelanga, supervising minister for Ministry of Provincial government and Institutional Strengthening Samson Maneka and his team. Speaking at the celebration Malaita provincial premier Peter Ramohia said Malaita second 2nd appointed day is not…

Lusibaea wants PM probed

PM took $5m and bought old hulk Elizabeth Ann PARLIAMENT Member of North Malaita Hon Jimmy Lusibaea calls for on an enquiry into the shipping grant received by the Prime Minister Manesseh Sogavare who is also MP of East Choiseul. In an exclusive interview yesterday Mr Lusibaea who was recently terminated by the Caucus as…

RESHUFFLE HITS SNAG

Party says Rini’s move not negotiable Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s proposal to reshuffle the Minister of Finance and Treasury  Snyder Rini and the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources John Maneniaru has hit a snag, government sources reveal. The United Democratic Party (UDP) which both Prime Minister Sogavare and Minister Rini are members of is…

RSIPF find body of missing Asian crew

RSIPF with the assistance from local diving company, Tulagi Dives today located and recovered the body of the missing Asian crew from a tug boat that sunk off Bungana Island in the Central Islands Province in the early evening of Thursday 27 July 2017. There were seven crew members on board the tug boat when…

RSIPF recovers stolen plaque from Bloody Ridge

RSIPF Guadalcanal Officers today recovered the stolen plaque from the WWII memorial at Bloody Ridge East of Honiara and are in search for a suspect who allegedly removed the plaque last weekend. The plaque was only installed during the recent commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal during the Second World…

Nihopara condemns vandalism of WWII plaque

PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara on Monday denounced the vandalisation of a plaque at the United States Bloody Ridge World War II Monument. “This type of behaviour must be condemned by every Solomon Islander in the strongest terms.  “It is unfortunate and rather very disrespectful act by someone with…