Pacific Forum Leaders bring major fisheries treaty into force — Next step implementation, says FFA

Four years ago they tasked the Forum Fisheries Agency with enhancing cooperation in fisheries surveillance and law enforcement against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.  Today, Pacific Forum leaders celebrated the entry into force of a one-stop multilateral text aimed at achieving that–the Niue Treaty Subsidiary Agreement, or NTSA.  Forum leaders witnessed the handover today…

Rise up to the challenge, Renbel told

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has encouraged the people of Rennell and Bellona province (Renbel) to rise up to challenges that hindered development ambitions on the two beautiful islands. He made the call on Tuesday during the celebrations marking the province’s 21st anniversary celebrations on Bellona Island. Renbel Province attained its provincial status in 1993…

Villagers live in fear of volcano

The submarine volcano known as Kavachi, located near Vangunu in the World Heritage listed Marovo lagoon, Western province has reportedly caused fear to people in the Marovo Lagoon. Gregan Siliva from Telina village in Central Marovo told Solomon Star yesterday said, people in Marovo are living in fear as debris t of the submarine volcanoe…

Communities laud Our Telekom

Community leaders and chiefs of Gouna Hill and the surrounding areas in West Kwaio, Malaita province have acknowledged Our Telekom for the launching of a new tower in the area. About 13 towers are expected to be launched around the province in the coming days and weeks. Speaking on behalf of the various leaders in…

Teachers and Students receives red t-shirts

Both teachers and students of Maoa community high school in west Kwaio, malaita province on Monday this week received more than 200 red t-shirts from our Telekom Company limited. The red Telekom design t-shirts were given to teachers and students through answering questions asked during the program. During the program, various people came out to…

Gouna Hill get connected

Gouna Hill in West Kwaio was the latest community to be connected to the breeze mobile network following the launching of its 40 meter tower on Monday. Its one of the 13 new towers to be launched by Our Telekom around Malaita province in the coming days. The launching which took place at Mao’a community…

MOTHER CAUGHT WITH HARD CASH

A MOTHER and wife of one of the suspects involved in the weekend heist of the ANZ automatic teller machine (ATM) is now in police custody after being found in possession of $50, 700 hard cash. The arrest came after three of the male suspects were apprehended by police in the past few days. Two…

Stand-off delays classes

A stand-off between the Solomon Islands National University’s (SINU) executive with the lecturers association of SINU (LASINU) has delayed the resumption of the semester 2 classes. Reports reaching the paper said most of the classes are yet to resume despite entering week two of semester two lectures according to the school’s academic calendar. Except for…