PM urged to occupy Red House

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has called on the Prime Minister to move to the official residence of the Prime Minister better known as the Red House at Vavaea Ridge overlooking Central Honiara. In a press statement, Thursday, the Opposition group said the Prime Minister must do so now by moving out from his private government…

Gela MP takes delivery of 11 canoes

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Ngella constituency and Minister of Culture and Tourism, Bartholomew Parapolo has taken delivery of 11 new fiberglass canoes for his constituency. Mr Parapolo took delivery of the fiberglass canoes from RM Engineering and Fiberglass firm which manufactured the products. The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) under Rural Development Department under…

Hospital theatre work queried

Doctors not impressed with renovation DOCTORS working at the operating theatres at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) are not impressed with the quality of repair work done so far. Two of the three theatres have been closed since December last year due to their debilitating states. The situation was kept under wraps until more than…

Difference in high school system, a challenge for PNG-SI scholarship scheme

Difference between PNG secondary school system and Solomon Islands secondary level USP-tailored foundation program is a challenge with the PNG-SI scholarship grant utilization. According to the PNG High School system, a student is eligible to apply for an university admission after completing grade 12. However for Solomon Islands secondary system, a student has to complete…

No principal yet for Aligegeo

PARENTS and students of Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School have called on the Malaita Province Education Authority to prioritise the appointment of a new school principal. This comes after the delay by Malata provincial Education Authority in posting staff teachers to many schools in the province even though the school’s academic year for 2016 had already…