Community gets solar support

THE elderly, widows and disable people of Gegede community in East Central Guadalcanal became recipients of solar panels thanks to their Member of Parliament (MP). Reports said, Pastor Kuki on behalf of the old people, widows, and disable people of Gegede community have expressed sincere appreciation and thanks to Ishmael for the timely assistance.  He…

Local students perform at USP’s Open Day

MEMBERS of the Makira/Ulawa students Association (MUSA) studying at the University of South pacific (USP) at the Laucala Campus in Suva has successfully performed their cultural act at the Open Day last Friday. It was reported that the crowd that gathered at the event was very excited to see the performance of the students. According…

Minister accused…for abusing power’s in office

Bodo Dettke, Minister of Forestry has come under heavy criticism with allegations of misusing and abusing his power as minister, influencing and stopped SLH Timber Corporation Ltd to carry out logging activities and community development on Northwest Guadalcanal. Claims Minister Dettke himself outrageously dismissed as attempt to tarnish his image because he knew nothing of…

SIPA reforming face of Ports

SIPA CEO Colin Yow said “An integral part of SIPA’s reform is gender and race diversity in its workforce. It is critical to recognise that in a workforce, talents and loyalty are highly valued properties. Recently, a notice highlighting the standards of behaviour and conduct was circulated to its workforce emphasising the Company’s stand on…

Tourism awareness needed in rural areas

SOLOMON Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) and Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) are urged to do more awareness about tourism in rural area. Provincial Tourism Minister for Western Provincial Government (WPG) Chris Mesepitu highlighted this during the 2015 council of tourism meeting in Honiara last week. Mr Mesepitu told the forum that awareness for tourism…

PNG Govt working on new media law

PORT MORESBY  (POST COURIER) – A proposed law on a cross media ownership is currently being worked on by the government of Papua New Guinea. Minister responsible for Communication Jimmy Miringtoro said the law will allow Papua New Guineans to own shares in the media organisations in the country. He told Parliament during Question Time…