Concern over poor road condition

DRIVERS, vehicle owners and commuters at large have expressed concern over the poor road condition in the city following days of rainfall in the country. Over the past days most drivers have raised their disappointment over the poor work being done by contractors along the highways and feeders roads within the city. Many have described…

Students learn about marine environment

TWO primary schools in Marovo Lagoon, Western province last week were engaged in an excursion to learn about the marine environment. Solomon Island Community Conservation Partnership (SICCP) organised the excursion for primary school students at Hinakole Adventist primary and Chibikopi United both located in central Marovo. Hinakole students underwent their excursion on Tuesday while Chubikopi…

Heavy rain disrupts market supply

Continuous heavy rain in the last few days has affected normal supply of local food to Honiara market outlets. This was seen since mid last week when heavy down pour hit the capital and Guadalcanal, following the announcement of typhoon dolphin headed towards Guam. Local market outlets at White River in the western side of…

PM: Induction program will make MPs becomes better

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has reiterated during the opening of the Members of Parliament’s (MP) induction program that MPs will become better in their performance after going through series of their induction session. Speaking during the opening of the induction program at the Heritage Park Hotel early last week, PM said that his clear…

Support for tourism industry acknowledged

Minister for Culture and Tourism (MCT) and Member for Gela Constituency in Central Island Province has expressed his sincere thanks to citizen of this country who have supported the development of tourism. Bartholomew Parapolo highlighted this when he delivered his official speech during the official launching of the National Tourism Strategic Plan 2015-2019 at National…

Fiji seasonal workers leave for Australia

SUVA, (FIJI LIVE) – The first Fijians to participate in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program will depart for Australia tomorrow. This first recruitment has come only days after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in Suva between the Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations, Jioji Konrote and Australia’s Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and…

Kara cocoa farmers acknowledge govt’s support

COCOA farmers at Kara village in South Rannogah, Western Province have thanked government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) for its funding support towards the provision of tools to help revive cocoa industry on the island. About 12 cocoa farmers received basic cocoa tools from MAL’s extension division early this year. These tools…

Ete in Japan for PALM 7 Summit

Deputy Prime Minister Douglas Ete left the country yesterday to attend the Seventh Pacific Islands Leaders’ Summit (PALM7 Summit) in Japan. The high level meeting will be held from May 22nd to May 23rd in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture. The Deputy Prime Minister is accompanied by the Deputy Secretary to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and…