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…

Chemical to test kidney function runs out

The National Referral Hospital (NRH) laboratory is running out of a chemical to test the function of a kidney. The chemical called – Reagent ran out of stock since May this year. Reagent is an useful chemical used in laboratory to mix with blood samples to carry out kidney function test. Reports reaching the paper…

Provincial govt’s agents to change

A LOT of good things have been heard of as being done by the provincial governments and the Honiara City Council in order to improve the living standards of our people. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS), Stanley Pirione said this during the official opening of the pre-conference of the Provincial…

Major kwaso raid

Guadalcanal Police have successfully executed a raid on Tuesday on the illegal manufacture of liquor locally known as Kwaso and arrested six suspects.  A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the Police Operation raid a place near the Lungga River-mouth called Patmos Island. The suspects were apprehended and taken into police custody. Reports said,…