SINU staff to Korea for training

A TEN member team from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) left the country over the weekend for a two week training program at Pukyong National University (PKNU). The staff left the country Saturday. A statement from the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) office in Honiara said that this training will help the recipients so…

MP focuses water, sanitation

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Pele Constituency and Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Dudley Kopu say he is looking forward at addressing the essential services for his people especially in the area of water supply and sanitation. Speaking to the people on Reef Islands last week at the launching of three water supply projects…

MP lauds donors

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Pele, Dudley Kopu has acknowledged donors that help him to complete the three water supply projects that was launched last week. The three water supply projects were launched at separate locations in the Temotu Pele constituency. “Many people around the world strive for water but we are lucky the…

Malaitans rise to support province

THERE was a call by the Premier of Malaita to all Malaitans a week ago through the National Malaita Forum on Facebook to come forth support and initiative to build a Malaita Provincial Assembly Chamber in Auki. The chamber symbolises Malaita unity for all the 5 regions in Malaita, through their elected provincial representatives, said…

Sikua on Giant African snail control

Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Dr Derek Sikua has cautioned parliament over the increasing population of Giant African Snail along the Guadalcanal plains. Speaking in parliament on Monday the Leader of the Independent Group warned the house that government must seriously do something to contain the rapid spread of this unwanted pests,…

Electronic passports set to be used here

FOUR senior Immigration Division officials have successfully completed a four-day training programme on electronic passports and border control and management systems in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week as the Government moves to introduce e-Passports later this year. A statement from the Immigration Division says the four-day training was delivered from 10th to 13th May 2016…