Lomlom inspection today

People of Reef Island, Temotu province will today witness a team from the ministry of civil aviationto conduct the final inspection at the Lomlom airport. Director of aviation George Satu is leading the delegation with a survey officer and officials from of Temotu provincial government to conduct the final inspections. They will leave 6am this…

Government urged to build proper wharf

The national government has been urged to build a proper permanent wharf specifically for cruise boats that are bringing in visitors in the Honiara in the future. This call came following the successful visit by cruise boat MV Dawn Princess last Thursday. Due to technical reasons the tourist boat was unable to berth at the…

Concern over illegal vendors

A Honiara resident is concern with the continuous selling of betel nut & cigarette in front of shops at the City centre, Point Cruz area. The resident said city council should conduct hourly patrols along the streets of Honiara to crack down on such illegal vendors. He said Chinese shop owners should not entertain or…

Local USP staff acknowledged

LOCAL staff working at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Solomon Islands campus have been acknowledged for their hard work and commitment in ensuring classes and lectures remain operational despite the April flash flood. Speaking at the USP’s annual graduation ceremony at the Maranatha conference centre, east Honiara on Friday Pro-Chancellor Ikbal Jannif said…

Final inspection for Lomlom today

The much awaited inspection on one of the country’s newly completed airport Lomlom on Reef Islands, Temotu province is scheduled for tomorrow. Officials from the Civil Aviation Authority of the ministry of communication and aviation, Temotu provincial government and the media traveled to Lomlom this morning at 6am and will return the this evening after…

PM reassured of USP Doma Campus

PRIME Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has been reassured that work towards the establishment of the new University of South Pacific (USP) Doma Campus is progressing well. Mr Lilo was assured when he met with USP vice-chancellor and President Professor Rajesh Chandra and Pro-Chancellor IkbalJannif in Honiara last Friday. Both USP leaders told the Prime Minister…

Work on Rennell road resumes

WORK on the 10 kilometre road on Rennell Island has resumed. Reports reaching this paper said this came after work came to halt over the past months due to lack of logistical support. When completed, the road will link villages along the Lake Tengano to the rest of Rennell Island. “Currently the project has resumed,…

OAG hails new graduates

THE Office of the Auditor General [OAG] says they were pleased to witness two of its managers graduating from the University of the South Pacific (USP) last Friday. Randall Noda and Jenny Tura were amongst 154 students who graduated at the ceremony, held at Maranatha Hall. A senior representative of the Office said that this…

PS clears the air over mining licence storm

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