Taiwan grants SINU lecturers scholarship

Three lecturers from Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have been granted scholarships to study in Taiwan. Ambassador Victor Yu yesterday congratulated Benjamin Harry Bezo, Jack Vamana and Richard Tatau, on their admission to the Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU). In order to enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of health, the Republic of China (Taiwan) established…

SI joins conference on political stability

Representatives of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), the Political Parties Commission, civil society and political parties have joined regional leaders at a conference in Fiji to discuss political and parliamentary stability. The conference, titled “Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 in Melanesia: Creating Political and Parliamentary Stability to Catalyse Development”, brings together leaders and decision…

ACP applauds Choviri community

Assistant Commissioner of Police Operations, Gabriel Manelusi applauded Choviri community in establishing and aligning its working committee with the national crime prevention strategy. Manelusi uttered over the weekend when launching the Choviri for Change committee. “Police is happy and grateful for such initiative taken by the Choviri community in reinforcing upholding of the law at…

Summit aims to agree on way forward

THE three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) aims to conclude and agree on a (the)  way forward to improve urban planning and development in Solomon Islands. The summit which was officially opened on Monday by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu will conclude today. “By the end of day…

New proposed NUP in draft form

A NEW National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) is currently in its draft form. Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Moses Garu highlighted this at the opening of a three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) held in Honiara, Monday. “The new proposed National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) currently in draft form and to allow the group…

Urban initiatives highlighted

THE country’s urban development initiatives have been emphasized by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu, Monday. Garu was speaking at the opening of the three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) which will end today in Honiara. “My Ministry is fortune to have a number of initiatives tackling the cross…

MP clarifies proposed development at Vanikoro

THE MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Vatud has come out boldly to clarify the proposed development at Vanikoro Island recently, which however went out of hand and resulted in an immense dispute. This came after this paper published an article earlier, stating that machines have been loaded on to a barge bound for the…