43 nurses leave for Vanuatu

THE SECOND batch of nurses, 43 in total left the country on Monday to take up new jobs in Vanuatu. They are being recruited by the Vanuatu Government. Most of them will spend two years under their contracts, working in various clinics and hospitals around Vanuatu. They will join the 28 nurses that were recruited in July…

Temotu to launch policy document

THE Temotu Unity Government for Rural Advancement (TUGRA) has prepared to launch its Policy Document 2019-2024 this Thursday. This was confirmed by the provincial government in a statement sent to this paper, Monday. “On Thursday 10th of October 2019, TUGRA will launch its Policy Document.   “The document contains priority policy areas TUGRA anticipate to implement…

Police recover dead body 

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Western Province have recovered the body of a 40-year-old man who had drowned in the sea outside of Kekehe Village in Munda last Friday. This was made known to this paper by the Police Media Unit on Monday. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) of Western Province, Chief…

Australia to build security outpost here

AUSTRALIA will build a border and patrol boat outpost in Solomon Islands’ western provinces. That’s according to a joint statement Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Solomon Islands counterpart Manasseh Sogavare issued, Monday. “Australia and Solomon Islands share an enduring and close friendship,” the statement said. “It’s a relationship founded on a common history…