Renbell premier meets PM Sogavare

Rennell and Bellona Premier Collin Tesuatai today met Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare where the two leaders discussed issues affecting the Province and its people. At the meeting, Premier Tesuatai expressed his executive’s vision to restore and develop the province, most especially, taking back control over its administrative powers which are currently controlled by the Ministry…

Bank hopes to see growth

THE Pan-Oceanic Bank Chairman, Upali de Silva, says his company is optimistic about achieving progress based on the overall economic growth projected by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government when it launched its policy statement last week. Mr de Silva made the remarks when he and the POB Chief Executive Officer, Nihal Kekulawala made…

Mataki applauds JICA for its support towards solid waste

Solomon Islands government has acknowledged the Japanese government for its ongoing support towards addressing the solid waste problem in the country. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment echoed the government’s appreciation while speaking at the 4th Joint Coordinating Committee Meeting yesterday on the J-PRISM project. Dr Melchior Mataki said, Japanese International Corporation Agency(JICA) has…

Students complete training in early childhood education

Solomon Islands’ first cohort of early childhood education program participants recently completed their training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Solomon Islands. The 16 kindergarten teachers commenced studying towards an Australian Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care in July 2014. This qualification, which is a minimum qualification for early childhood educators in…