First tourism degree program in 2019

THE Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will offer its first degree program on bachelor Hospitality business and event management next year, 2019. Department Director Charlie Panakera said the new program will make it to 6 qualifications in total within the tourism department. “We have already 5 qualifications,…

MAYOR SLAMS CLAIMS

  Show me the evidence, Mua tells parents By AATAI JOHN LAUNGI CITY mayor Andrew Mua has slammed claims he’s secretly hatching a plan to sell a school site to an Asian businessman. Parents of Honiara Integrate Primary School (HIPS) made the claim after Mr Mua’s office ordered the relocation of the school by December…

Tanangada sworn in as new Minister for Women

MEMBER of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency Honourable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada has been sworn in as the new Minister for Women, Youth and Children Affairs. Mrs Tanangada was sworn in at the Government House by the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui this afternoon. The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister…

St. Nicholas graduation ceremony base on READS

Religiosity, Environment, Academic, Discipline and Social (READS) was the theme for this year’s graduation and prize giving day at St Nicholas. The College staged the ceremony last Saturday, 13th October. College Principal James Lengi said in his speech during the ceremony said the theme is tied to a vision and mission that centred on the…

New ship confirm for West Are’Are

NEWLY purchased vessel for West Are’Are has been confirmed by the Solomon Islands Maritime Association (SIMA) which is currently undergoing final checks before it sets sail for the country. The much awaited promised vessel was expected since 2016 but it was delayed due to shortage of fund to purchase a good quality ship that can…

SIPA to go Green

Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) is currently focusing on the implementation of a quality, energy, and environmental management for port’s operations as the guiding principles of their work in support of the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Green Pacific Port initiative. This was revealed by Dr. Zullah Mohommed Asid of SPC and officials from SIPA during a…

19yr nabbed over alleged rape of 6yr old

Police at Taro in Choiseul Province arrested a 19-year-old male person for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl at Taro Station last week. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul Province, Superintendent Vincent Eria said the alleged rape incident occurred between 3 to 4pm on Wednesday 10 October 2018 in the Taro Township. PPC Eria said the suspect…

Man faces charge of attempted murder

POLICE in Auki Malaita Province have arrested and charged a 31-year-old male in relation to a wounding incident at Sarawasi logging camp in Small Malaita. The incident occurred on Thursday, 11 October 2018. It is alleged that the incident is related to a land dispute connected to logging. Provincial Police Commander Malaita Province Superintendent Timothy…

MAYOR’S ‘SECRET’ PLAN UNCOVERED

CITY Mayor Andrew Mua has been accused of secretly hatching a plan to sell the site where Honiara Integrated Primary School (HIPS) is located to an Asian businessman. Mr Mua’s office earlier issued the school with an eviction notice to vacate the site next to the Multi-Purpose Hall at Lawson Tama by 31 December this…