Aust supports Weathercoast women

Mrs Jean Pichu’s vision was realised recently when the Niu Areata women’s weaving and sewing project was completed with the assistance of the Australian High Commission’s Direct Assistance Program (DAP). Recently, Second Secretary Ben O’Reilly travelled to the Weathercoast to hand over the $48,000dollar project and to better understand some of the challenges faced by…

Farewell Taku from Kakamora land

Mr. Takuya Shizumi is from Japan who came to the Banana and Kakamora Land in 2012 under the JOCV program. He is a physiotherapist by profession, qualified in that field and very experienced, committed and dedicated to his job just like all Japanese are. When he arrived in Kirakira Hospital in 2012, he was assigned…

Call for long-term plan to help flood victims

The Solomon Islands Government has been urged to develop a clear, long-term plan to help people still living in evacuation centres since April’s devastating floods. The Government has attempted to close the centres, but extended their operation until the end of the month after protests from flood victims.  Solomon Islands Development Trust says a two-way…

Centenary celebration ends

The weeklong centenary celebration in Viru, Western province marking the arrival of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church has ended yesterday. UP to 5,000 Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) members have congregated at Viru last week to celebrate the arrival of the SDA gospel in the country. The week-long celebration was officially opened by Prime Minister…

Bemobile promotes magic number deal

The country’s second mobile provider Bemobile yesterday kicked off its nationwide magic number 8 cheaper call awareness in Honiara. Two stalls have been setup in Honiara as part of the promotion. One was located at the Chinatown bus stop and the second one infront of the ITA area at Point Cruz area. A Bemobile spokeslady…