ACoM enthrones 7th Archbishop Dawea Featured

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) enthrones Rt Reverend Leonard Dawea as the 7th Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia in a ceremony in Honiara on Sunday. The Enthronement ceremony was officiated by the senior Bishop Rt Reverend Nathan Tome and all the diocesan bishops of ACOM at the Saint Barnabas Provincial Cathedral.  Delivering…

Strongim Bisnis promotes agriculture and tourism at Business Forum

Strongim Bisnis, the Australian Government initiative, continued its platinum sponsorship of the Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum, held 11 to 12 September 2019, and proudly hosted the Forum’s agriculture and tourism sessions. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare opened the Forum, highlighting this year’s theme: “Partnerships for Shared Prosperity”. The Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum—currently in its…

FULL SCHOLARSHIP

China’s sponsorship on standby  By IAN M.KAUKUI Beijing is ready to provide full scholarship for local students studying in Taiwan if Solomon Islands switch ties to China. Chairman of the Bartisan Task Force Moffat Fugui uttered the statement during a talk-back show via the national broadcaster organised by the Task Force yesterday. The talk-back show…

MP’s Shipping firm accused

Foreign couple call for justice, truthfulness SOLOMON LOFANAIn Auki A foreign couple who operates Hilltop Training Institute in Auki, Malaita province has called for justice and Truthfulness from Fair west shipping company – owned by Member of Parliament (MP) for Marovo Constituency. This comes after their properties went missing on-board MV Fair Lady during its…

To switch or not to switch

CHINA DECISION LOOMS By ANDREW FANASIA THE Government will decide whether to switch or not before Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare leaves the country at the end of the week to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The bi-partisan task force assigned to review current relationships with Taiwan on Friday presented its report to members…

Landslide hits South Malaita

A TEAM consisting of Auki Police officers, the Red Cross and Disaster officers in Malaita has now been alerted following reports of a landslide that destroyed four houses with three people still missing in South Malaita. The incident was said to have happened between 12am and 3am early on Thursday at Unimenu area in South Malaita.…