Additional budget passed for West

Western provincial assembly last week passed an additional $4.5 million dollar.  The supplementary amount of just under five million dollar is to cover costs and service up until the next budget session which is due to take place March of 2015. Lestor Saomasi provincial finance minister presented the estimates at the full Assembly meeting. He…

Axiom pledge support for Kalaenga school

Axiom KB has pledged to support the Kalaenga community school in Sepi Village in Isabel Province with a completion of a permanent classroom and a permanent chapel. Axiom KB Chief Executive Officer Mr Ryan Mount made the pledge when he visited Sepi last Friday for a special thanksgiving service following the High Court ruling upholding…

The first dengue laboratory in Solomon Islands

In order to fight against dengue fever in Solomon Island, the Government of the Republic of China(Taiwan) has worked in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Medical Service, Solomon Island to build up the first bio-safety level 2(BSL-2) laboratory equipped with high standard equipments at National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara . To bring…

Gua Roviana unveils more rooms

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) has praised local tourism operators throughout the country who have sacrificed themselves without relying on governments’ funds to build their tourism businesses. Chairman of the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) Wilson Ne’e highlighted this during the official opening of five new self-contain rooms of Gua Roviana Lodge in Munda over…

Mandarin stall attracts many

The Taiwanese Mandarin stall set up during the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) open day last Thursday has attracted many youths and students. The stall featured writing of Chinese languages as part of promoting the Chinese languages, how to write and read it. Madarine course is one of the programs that will be on offer…

No regional students at SINU nursing school

THE school of nursing at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) did not enroll any overseas students this year. A senior nursing official at the school of nursing said this last Thursday during the university’s open day. He said since the university opened its doors last year, few students from overseas have undertaken studies at…