ESSP govt partners celebrate International Day of Education 2023

The Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) celebrates the International Day of Education 2023 with Solomon Islands Education Sector Support Program government partners.  The theme for the International Day of Education this year is “to invest in people, prioritise education”, which encourages the advancement of global progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals through…

84 more workers depart for Australia under Labour Mobility Scheme

A total of 84 people completed their Pre-Departure Briefing last week as the number of workers recruited under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme continues to increase. The 84 will be contracted under the Regional Workforce Management (RWM) to various workstations around Queensland, Australia. RWM is one of the larger Australian Approved Employers (AE) currently…

WGP urged to monitor illegal loggers

THE newly elected Western Provincial Government (WPG) Executive under the leadership of Billy Veo is being urged to step up their monitoring and surveillance activities of logging companies operating in the province. This came after claims that there are companies currently in operating in the province without following proper process to acquire their operating licenses.…

IMPACT BASED FORECAST WARNING SERVICES TRAINING CURRENTLY UNDERWAY IN HONIARA

The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service (SIMS) is slowing moving away from the traditional weather and climate forecasts that describes what the weather will be and is working towards implementing an improved form of weather forecasting called Impact Based Forecasting and Warning Services (IBFWS) to help reduce the high impacts of hydrometeorological events. Impact-based forecasting provides…

$30k for Western 2nd appointed day

The caretaker Western Provincial Administration has supported the Honiara-based Western Province community to host the province’s second appointed day with $30, 000 in December. This was revealed during the budget debate on Friday in Gizo. The explanation came following a question by the Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) for ward of Iriqila in Vella…

APPEAL FOR SUPPORT

13-year-old diagnosed with brain cancer A FAMILY is now desperate to secure financial support as they are racing against time to save their only daughter who is being diagnosed with brain tumor. Thirteen -year old Rosemary Leah Kelesiwasi is from ‘Suava’ in Lau and ‘Gwaidadai’ in Kwara’ae, Malaita Province. She was a young bright student…