USP graduation, Friday

THE University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USP SI) Campus in Honiara will have its graduation on Friday. The event will be held at the Maranatha Hall in East Honiara. A total of 153 students are expected to receive their certificates during the graduation ceremony today. Acting director for USP SI campus Dr Patricia Rodie…

Move to salvage MOI ship

Wong: we will travel to Fiji to bring the vessel over IT’S now confirmed that the ship that run aground in Fiji on its way to Solomon Islands from Tonga was the vessel purchased for Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) Constituency. Managing Director of Oceanic Marine Albert Wong, who facilitated the purchase, confirmed this to the…

Quake, but no tsunami threat

THERE was no immediate tsunami threat to the Solomon Islands following an undersea tremor on Monday afternoon. The underwater earthquake occurred around 12pm,  near latitude 10.8 degrees South and Longitude 166.2 degrees East, at approximately 10 kilometers Southeast of Santa Cruz Island in the Temotu Province. It was measured at a magnitude 4.5 on the…

MMF hits back

MALAITA Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has hit back at Grassroots Association of Solomon Islands (GASI) after it defended its director, Johnny Sy. MMF last week called on the government to remove Sy from Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) board after it allegedly used his influence to import Pacific rice from overseas. However, Grassroots Association of Solomon…

MMF hits back

MALAITA Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has hit back at Grassroots Association of Solomon Islands (GASI) after it defended its director, Johnny Sy. MMF last week called on the government to remove Sy from Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) board after it allegedly used his influence to import Pacific rice from overseas. However, Grassroots Association of Solomon…