RAMSI hails peaceful election

The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) has congratulated the Solomon Islands people, the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) for conducting a fair, free and peaceful National General Election last Wednesday. With all the results from the 50 constituencies now declared, RAMSI in a statement commended…

8 independent candidates win in Malaita

A TOTAL of eight independent candidates in Malaita Province have won their parliamentary seat in the last week’s election. Reports reaching this paper confirmed that most of these independent members are former candidates. They are; Jackson Fiulaua – Central Kwara’ae, Manasseh Maelanga – East Kwara’ae, new comer Augustine Auga – Lau Mbaelelea, David Tom Wanesiofa…

US health team applauded

PROVINCIAL Health Director for Western Province has thanked members of a visiting United States (US) medical team who are currently conducting free medical check-ups and awareness around Marovo communities. Dr Gregory Jilini said such initiative is welcoming for the province, because it had offered opportunity for the rural people to access a much more better…

16 Days of Activism starts

SOLOMON Islands has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign starting on Tuesday. The campaign is a global campaign dedicated to ending gender-based violence. It runs each year from November 25: International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10: Human Rights Day.…

USP awards AAPS students

Sixty-one Australian Government-sponsored students from The University of the South Pacific (USP) attended an end-of-semester dinner on 21 November, 2014 at Cafe Thirty in Suva. The students were from Vanuatu (18), Kiribati (13), Tonga (12), Tuvalu (5), Samoa (5), Solomon Islands (2), Federated States of Micronesia (4), Republic of Marshall Islands (1) and Palau (1).…