Fiu resource owners to meet

RESOURCE owners of the multi-million dollar Fiu hydro power project on Malaita will hold their consultation meeting in Auki on Wednesday. The meeting is to inform resource owners of the current status of the Fiu hydro power project as well as to hear a debriefing on the recent trip to Honiara by the Fiu hydro…

Yu:Education is key to development

EDUCATION is the key to development in any countries in the world. That was according to the Taiwanese ambassador to Solomon Islands Mr Victor Te-Sun Yu. He was speaking to the 12 recipients who will be leaving frothier  studies in Taiwan two weeks’ time. “In any country in the world, only education is the key…

Community gets solar support

THE elderly, widows and disable people of Gegede community in East Central Guadalcanal became recipients of solar panels thanks to their Member of Parliament (MP). Reports said, Pastor Kuki on behalf of the old people, widows, and disable people of Gegede community have expressed sincere appreciation and thanks to Ishmael for the timely assistance.  He…

SIPA reforming face of Ports

SIPA CEO Colin Yow said “An integral part of SIPA’s reform is gender and race diversity in its workforce. It is critical to recognise that in a workforce, talents and loyalty are highly valued properties. Recently, a notice highlighting the standards of behaviour and conduct was circulated to its workforce emphasising the Company’s stand on…

PM saddened by unfinised tourism projects here

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he was saddened to see a number of incomplete tourism establishments in Makira /Ulawa Province. Sogavare said this when he officially opened day two of the council of Tourism Ministers Meeting last Thursday in Honiara. Provincial tourism ministers, provincial Secretaries and provincial tourism officers attended the meeting. Minister of Culture…

Malaita to conduct mass land hearing

The Malaita Local Court will be conducting a land settlement sitting for land cases in Malaita in the Provincial capital Auki starting on Monday 10th August 2015. According to information received from the Malaita Local Court in Auki, land settlement for a total of 51 lands cases will be heard. The purpose for the sitting…