Form 7 placements expected this week

FORM seven results are expected to be released before this weekend, says permanent secretary of Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Dr Franco Rodie. Dr Rodie made the assurance after students and parents continued to enquire about the results. Results for forms 1, 4 and 6 were already published. Dr Rodie said the delay was…

Missing boy found

POLICE say a nine-year-old boy who went missing after a trip out with his two other brothers at Marau resort area on Tuesday has been found. The boy was with his two brothers who were diving while he kept the canoe at about 10am. Both boys surface to check on him in the afternoon but…

SIVB to roll out tourism awareness in schools

The Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will be introducing tourism awareness programs in schools starting this year. SIVB’s Nelson Manepura, said the first programs will be rolled out into schools once the academic year starts. “This is a new approach that the SIVB is venturing into; therefore it will be on trial initially. “The SIVB…

Councillors briefed on Leadership Code

THE Honiara City Councillors were inducted on Wednesday. The induction was part of the 100 days program of the Council since the election of the newly elected members. During the induction, the Leadership Code Commission Chairman and his officers were also invited to attend. City Mayor AlferenceInogaFatai said the invitation of the LCC was specifically…

Armed group threatens villagers in Gela

TULAGI police, Central Province were reportedly deployed to Magotano village last week to investigate threats made to villagers. Police commander Fred Satu said police dispatched the police team following reports a group of boys were going around threatening villagers. Mr Satu said an eye witness told Tulagi police the group of boys were armed with…

New man in charge of Temotu

The Temotu Provincial Assembly (TPA) has elected the former deputy premier Buddley Soakifono as the new premier for Temotu Province, Wednesday. Mr Soakifono polled 11 votes while his only contender Nickson Lanoli collected 5 votes. A spokesperson for the provincial assembly said the provincial member for Vanikoro ward failed to take his oath which disqualified…

‘Balance diet for children vital’

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