Western Province Health Division successfully held its 2022 Provincial Health Conference

Western Provincial health division has successfully held its 2022 provincial health conference last week. The conference kicked off with a parade by health workers who in their uniforms paraded to the MSG building in front of Gizo wharf for the official opening.  The theme of the conference was Improving Health through Partnerships in Western Province.…

East Makira Constituency challenges affects development in rural areas

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) Monitoring & Evaluation team has successfully completed the East Makira Constituency (EMC) but have acknowledged the challenges and issues affecting the slow progress in terms of development in their constituency.  The MRD team visited some of the projects funded under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) around EMC last week…

Man died after “play pass” argument

POLICE are investigating the death of a man during a card game known as “play pass” at Lengakiki in Honiara on Friday night last week. Central Police Station supervising provincial police commander (PPC) Superintendent Flotilda Sabino said the incident happened between 11pm and 12am Friday night. Ms Sabino said police have identified the alleged suspect…

Australia offers to fund elections

AUSTRALIA has made an offer to fund our National General Elections. In an interview with ABC RN Australia’s Foreign Minister Penny Wong said the offer reflects Australia’s long-standing and historic commitment to supporting democracy and the democratic processes in Solomon Islands. “We have made an offer for assistance and it’s a matter for Solomon Islands…