More top-up agents in Malaita

MORE than a hundred people have signed up as Telekom top-up agents in Malaita province recently. The agents signed up during the launching of the 14 tower sites around the province to help ease the problem of communication. Our Telekom’s prepaid top-up consultant Brain Lotikena said a problem that affected rural customers is with the…

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…

SINU vice chancellor acknowledge students

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Vice Chancellor Dr Glynn Galo has acknowledged students, staff and sponsors of the university’s open day program last week for their participations in hosting the program successfully. The open day was attract many students from various schools in Honiara and the public,. The day was hosted last Thursday at the…

Wasi acknowledges positive support by Noro ports

GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has acknowledged Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) for its positive response to support the cruise ship tourism in the country. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary (PS) John Wasi made the acknowledgement after leading a delegation to Noro over the weekend. During the visit the delegation met with…

Students told to uphold business ethics

The Divine Word University (DWU) business students were told to abide to school ethics because it will prepare them to work with integrity in the market place after completing their studies. The branchless manager of BSP in Madang Samuel Ray made the statement at the 14th Annual Business Ethics Symposium Program held in Divine Word…

War museum unveiled in Munda

Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) along with the Solomon Visitors Bureau (SIVB) unveiled a museum to store old second world war in Munda, Western province over the weekend. The ministry funded the museum worth SBD$50,000 which was officially unveiled by the ministry’s permanent secretary John Wasi. Other members of the delegation included SIVB chairman…