Grade 3 student takes own life

A MALE student of about ten years old has taken his own life by hanging himself from a tree in a devastating incident that shocked Luana village at Paelonge on Gizo Island in the Western Province. The deceased was a Grade 3 student at Titiana School. The distressing event transpired on Monday afternoon, sending shockwaves…

New trial for mining row case

THE case involving the mining row in Isabel Province that saw the destruction and damage of family properties in Jejevo village will undergo a new trial. The five defendants Jimmy Taea, Tony Godwin, Hamilton Puza, Joseph Sago and Steward Gift are facing one count of going armed in public, 13 counts of wilful and unlawful…

MORE LOANS NEEDED:

Sogavare says SIG needs to secure more loans to fully deliver NIPP 2023, underscores vitality of reliable connectivity to the infrastructure ecosystem SOLOMON Islands needs to secure more loans in order to fully accomplish the projects contained in the National Infrastructure Priority Pipeline 2023 (NIPP 2023), Caretaker Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated. In his keynote…

SI slides in human development index

SOLOMON Islands continues to experience a decline in its Human Development Index (HDI), a crucial metric measuring human development, according to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The HDI reflects the average achievement in key dimensions such as health, education, and standard of living. Political Wing Leader of the Solomon Islands United Party (UP) Peter…

Seasonal Workers in Australia Demand Improved Working Conditions

While the issue is not new, the concerning conditions faced by islander seasonal workers in Australia persist, urging responsible authorities and the government to intervene. In a recent development, seasonal workers employed under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) program in Australia have raised concerns about harsh working conditions imposed by their employers and supervisors,…

OUR PARTY: “No other govt has delivered more game changing and transformative reforms”  

At a time when division and discord dominate Solomon Islands political landscape, the Ownership, Unity, Responsibility Party (OUR Party) stands as a beacon of hope and unity, says President of OUR Party, Jimson Fiau Tanangada. OUR Party President Mr. Tanangada boldly made the statement during the Party’s Policy Manifesto launch days ago.  “National ‘Ownership, Unity…