PNG plans to register SIM cards

A GOVERNMENT agency will begin monitoring the use of subscriber identity module (SIM) cards because of the abuse of telecommunication services, an official says. National Information and Communication Technology Authority chief executive officer Charles Punaha said since the PNG telecommunication market was opened up for competition in 2007, there had been no control measures in…

PAP to abolish rural development ministry

A PEOPLE’S Alliance Party Government will abolish the Ministry of Rural Development because it has been duplicating the duties of the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening. PAP Media Officer, George Atkin reports the decision was reached at the party’s recent national executive meeting in Honiara. PAP National President, Sir Nathaniel Waena said the…

Fiji uni shares deep sorrow

The Fiji National University (FNU) has expressed sympathy to the people of Solomon Islands following last week’s devastating flash flood. In a statement the university’s vice chancellor Ganesh Chand said the university was saddened by the disaster. “The university is truly saddened to hear of the severe devastation and fatalities caused during the flash floods…