Awareness on prohibited marine species

AN awareness program to inform the public on prohibited species under the Fisheries Regulation is being carried at the two markets in Honiara. It is being carried out by the compliance Unit of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) at the Central Market and Fishing Village on Saturdays and Sunday respectively. The intention…

Report: Gov’t must lead the way in reform

A RECENTLY launched land reform report has stated that the government must lead the process of land reform in Solomon Islands. The report said, that Individual champions for reform are not enough. “For reform processes to be sustainable they must be led by the government and any new arrangements must be embedded by the government.…

MMF meeting, Sunday

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) is organing a meeting for its members this weekend. A statement from the Forum said , the meeting will be held on this coming Sunday, 30th of August in the Auditorium room, at the National Museum Compound in Point Cruz. A member of MMF Henry Ata said, members of the group…

An excursion on board the airbus

MORE than fifty (50) students from Lunga Early Childhood Education (ECE) centre in East Honiara got a lifetime experience to board a passenger aircraft during an excursion on Wednesday.  The young students aged between three and five along with their teachers and school officials visited the Honiara International airport where they went through customs formalities…

Scam claim

New allegations cast doubts over Skyline Investment here ALLEGATIONS of fraud has emerged, casting serious doubts over the credibility and genuineness of an Asian company that has offered to invest millions of dollar in tourism and real estate projects here. Little-known Skyline Investment Group Company Ltd has promised the Sogavare government it will rehabilitate Henderson…

PM highlights vital components of land reform

PRIME MINISTER, Manasseh Sogavare has highlighted the important components of the land reform when delivering his speech to officially open the summit at the FFA conference centre, Wednesday. Land reform is one of the key priorities of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government, and Mr Sogavare said, that the summit is timely given the…

Land reform report launched

MINISTER for Lands, Housing and Survey Andrew Manepora’a has launched a report on land reform on Wednesday during the day-long summit, in Honiara. Entitled ‘Building Successful Pathways for Land Reform in Solomon Islands’, the key findings of the report was discussed by presenters at the conference. The report was written by Siobhan McDonnell, an Australia…

The 5,000 housing offer

LESS than four months after they appeared here, Skyline Investment Group came out with its second investment proposal for Solomon Islands. This time, it’s a 5,000 housing scheme for public servants. News of this multi-million dollar scheme was released on 10th this month by the Prime Minister’s Office. This was after they signed the deal…

What Skyline offers for Solomons

ON April 16 this year, the Office of the Prime Minister issued a press statement about a Chinese business group expressing its interest to invest in the tourism industry and facelift the city. This was after directors of Skyline Business Council briefly met with Prime Minister Sogavare in Honiara. During the brief meeting, Group Chair…

Graduating doctors arrive

SEVENTEEN medical doctors who recently graduated from Cuba arrived back in the country Wednesday this week. The group consists of four female doctors and 13 male doctors.  They were welcomed by representatives from the Ministry of Education – National Training Unit (NTU), Solomon Cuba Student Family Association (SCSFA), family members, friends and friends on their…