Celebrating our Salesian family

The Salesian Day of formation, fellowship, prayer, enjoyment and relaxation among the various members of the Salesian family: SDB’s, FMA’s, Cooperators, Caritas Sisters, Association of MHC, Association of Past Pupils was held on 6th July, at Boroko, Port Moresby.  About 60 persons from the various groups were registered for the celebrations and got to know…

New board for NCW

The Solomon Islands National Council of Women (SINCW) now has a new board of management. Ella Kauhue who was the former vice president was elected to head the organization as the new president. The appointment was made during its annual general meeting (AGM) last week from the 9th -11th July at the YWCA conference room.…

Flexible screens

LG has announced the release of two new paper-thin TV panels, with one that is so flexible it can be rolled into a 3cm diameter tube. The company stated it is confident it will produce a 60in (152cm) Ultra HD rollable TV by 2017. LG unveiled one of its first flexible TVs at CES —…

Company acquires $500k tanker

FIJI Gas has acquired a state-of-the-art liquid petroleum gas tanker worth about $500,000. The investment would allow the company to make deliveries to their biggest customers, typically resorts on Denarau and along the Coral Coast. Fiji Gas CEO Peter Lee said they would also use it to make deliveries to their largest offshore clients. The…

Ministers talks on Trust Funds Management

A SEMINAR on establishing and managing trust funds was held at the 18th Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) in Honiara on Thursday. It was chaired and moderated by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuiloma Neroni Slade with presentations from the World Bank Group, Government of Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and…

Govt urge to honour commitment

POPULAR Concerns Citizens group, the Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has reminded Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo and NCRA government to honor its commitment towards the establishment of the 4th USP Campus at Doma. The much talked about USP’s 4th campus at Doma, West Guadalcanal was boosted with a timely support by NCRA government last…

Students plan boycott

Government-funded Solomon Islands students, studying at the Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang, Papua New Guinea have issued a seven days ultimatum to their sponsor as a result of non-payment of allowances. A statement from the DWU Solomon Islands students association (SISA) yesterday said failure by the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) will result in the…

Police under spotlight

The continuous ill-disciplined actions of several police officers continue to come under the spotlight from the public which has raised serious questions about discipline within the force and its integrity. This came following reports claiming several police officers are consuming alcohol in their bus while travelling back into town from Mamara over the weekend. The…