Study on plastic waste 

A team from Taiwan International Corporation and Development Fund (ICDF) led by Mars Shiue have visited the Mayor Of Honiara City Wilson Mamae, City Clerk Charles Kelly and the Executive and management of Honiara City Council (HCC). The purpose is to work with HCC to create a study tour and research on plastic wastes within…

ALLEGED CON MAN NABBED

Remanded for multiple false pretences By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN A MAN who tricked an elderly retired doctor and allegedly obtained close to $53,000 was arrested and remanded in custody, Tuesday. Sam Ngedea, who faces 53 counts of false pretences was brought to the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday late afternoon where he was remanded to reappear in court…

Plastic picking fever hits Lata

The plastic picking fever has hit Lata, Temotu Province. After news reached surrounding villages that someone’s paying for the plastics, villagers stepped out digging through trash and other road-side dumping ground. Two villagers from Neba, Nickson and Timo showed off their collection. Nickson said he’s collecting plastic because an overseas plastic buyer is buying in Honiara…

Mamasa primary faces relocation

THE Mamasa primary school at Vulolo Ward, Central Guadalcanal is expected to be relocated soon due to mining operation upstream. The school is currently located close to the Wind-Wind Mining’s operation site. Chief Education Officer (CEO) for Guadalcanal Province (GP) Mr Misack Suia last week said there is a plan for the school to be…

CT SCAN PROJECT STARTS

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has commenced initial work for the establishment of a CT-Scan at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) by November 2020. This was revealed by the Head of Medical Imaging Department at NRH Dr Aaron Oritaimae in a statement over the weekend. As part of the…