SIPA inquiry kicks off

The Commission of Inquiry into the reform program of the SI Ports Authority has begun its work, in office facilities at the Paul Tovua Building, National Parliament. Documentary evidence of interest to the inquiry has been requisitioned from those concerned. In coming weeks the Commission will be interviewing and taking oral evidence from persons that…

City to hit 350,000 by 2050

THE Honiara urban centre population is likely to reach more than 350,000 people by 2050, says the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu. He uttered this at the opening of the three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) which started yesterday in Honiara. “The statistic office has predicted continued and rapid…

Students join conference

A NUMBER of form six students from high schools in Honiara have participated in the first Solomon Islands National Urban Conference. It kicked off on Monday with 71 participants. The students came from St Nicholas College, Florence Young Christian School (FYCS), Vura Community High, Naha Community High, Burnscreek SDA high school, and Bishop Epalle. Geography…

Importance of library highlighted

Manager of National Library in Honiara Magarette Talasasa reiterates the importance of libraries for schools and students during the recent workshop training held last week. During her speech presentation at the opening of the training Mrs Talasasa stressed that school libraries play an important role in the education system, as it equipped students with life-long…

Police calls for support from public

More events start this week AS the country is about to go for a  week-long national healing and apology programme this week, the national Security of the country Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has appealed to everyone to support the  celebration. Deputy commissioner operation, Garial Manelusi said that churches especially need to support this celebration…

CBSI 40th anniversary celebrated

ART Gallery in Honiara came alive on Monday in a one day celebration to commemorate Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) 40th anniversary. The event featured speeches, quizzes, tours to the Central Bank office and the Finance Ministry, money awareness talks, display of the country’s bank notes and bank related information. Mostly students and their…

Students to join education conference

A total of 38 students will be participating at the Vaka Pasifiki Education conference next week in Honiara, thanks to the support of a local industry. A statement yesterday said that 20 education students from Solomon Islands National University (SINU) are being given partial scholarships by a local company, Pasifiki Services Limited (PSL) towards the…