Females encouraged to take up medicine

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Medical student awarded gold medal

LOCAL medical graduate Nignauna Gagahe was awarded a gold medal for academic excellence, after successfully completing his medical studies late last month in Cuba. According to reports reaching the Solomon Star, Gagahe was among the top five students to receive gold medals for academic excellence. He was the only Solomon Islander to receive an academic…

Policy brings changes to Soltuna

THE development of a long-line fishery policy in 2012 has brought about some positive and significant changes to Soltuna Limited. This was highlighted early this week by Philip Roberts managing director Tri-Marine International based in Singapore. Mr Roberts was a guest speaker at the two days media training held at Novotel hotel in Lami, Suva,…

POB is a licensed bank: CBSI

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has clarified a report from Peterson Boso in an article questioning the credibility of Pan Oceanic Bank Limited (POB) on Tuesdays’ issue (No.5595) of the Solomon Star. In a statement, CBSI said while respecting the rights of the public to express their views in the media, CBSI will…

PNG’s Bmobile speeds up

POST COURIER – Telikom PNG Limited and Bmobile will roll out a $US100 million 3G/4G next generation mobile phone network from April next year. Telikom PNG CEO Michael Donnelly said the strategic partnership between Bmobile and the Vodafone UK Group would be beneficial to Telikom and Bmobile. The two SOEs are currently building a new…