Teachers, students start returning

A GOOD number of teachers and students who have spent their holiday in Western Province since December have started returning to Honiara this week. This is to prepare for the start of the 2022 academic year. Government through the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) on Monday announced that all schools will reopen…

SUIDANI TO CREATE POLITICAL PARTY

SOLOMON Islands for Peace and Development (SIPD) is a political party which Malaita Province Premier Daniel Suidani proposed to set up in preparation for the upcoming national general elections. Speaking during his recent visit to the Southern Region of Malaita Province, Mr Suidani said this political party is not for Malaita Province only but for…

Premier Suidani hits back at accusations

MALAITA Province Premier Daniel Suidani says his mission to Bethel community in East Fataleka is for a reconciliation ceremony and prayer and not to incite violence. Mr Suidani was responding to an article yesterday in the Solomon Star in which a villager Israel Siau accused Mr Suidani of making inflammatory remarks which angered many and…

Govt ministries prepare for border reopening

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) together with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) are conducting training for some 200 people in hospitality as the country prepares to open its international border. World Health Organisation technical advisor to MHMS Dr Yogesh Choudhri said repeated training has been conducted for some 200 people…

‘Pact won’t fix our problems’

THE recently signed secret security deal with China won’t fix our ongoing problems, issues and challenges. This was highlighted by the Member of Parliament (MP) Peter Kenilorea Jnr when speaking in parliament last week. He was contributing to a motion moved by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to acknowledge the traditional speech from the throne by…