World statistics day celebrated

THE national Statistics office in Honiara has joined other countries in the world to celebrate the world Statistics day on Monday. The theme’s celebration was ‘Better Data, Better Lives.’ A statement from the office explained it was important to host that event for the second time to give opportunity for the public to learn about…

Dolphin attraction booms

PEOPLE interested in watching dolphins play and swim in style will now be able to do so, thanks to Alistair Morris who initiated the establishment of Dolphin View Beach, a dolphin  off shore water way along a reef line, just  a short drive west of the capital Honiara. Mr Morris said, the site is becoming…

Nanngu celebrates new water supply

AFTER more than 20 years, the people of Nanngu community on the island of Santa Cruz, Temotu Province, now have a reliable and safe water supply system. The water supply, built by community members, working with a contractor under the Community Resilience to Climate and Disaster Risks in Solomon Islands Project (CRISP), was opened on…

Political upheaval deepens

PM to adjourn parliament, Thursday PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will adjourn parliament this morning in a move likely to prolong the current political upheaval. Parliament confirmed in its order paper that the only business for today is the asking and answering of question. After that, Mr Sogavare will adjourn parliament to December 3. The move…

PM hits out at ‘smear campaign’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Tuesday has described allegations against him over the misuse of the Republic of China (ROC) funds and his purchase of two properties in Honiara as fabricated to smear his public image. Responding to allegations made by former Deputy Prime Minister Douglas Ete in Parliament, Mr Sogavare said it is hypocritical…

Sir Frank wants see job creation

GOVERNOR GENERAL, Sir Frank Kabui says creation of jobs through development of industries and services is an essential element the country needs in order to prosper ecumenically and socially. Sir Frank highlighted this while addressing graduating students of Don Bosco Training Institute in Honiara last week. Sir Frank was the guest of honour during the…

Moli supports hydro project

FORMER premier of Malaita province Reuben Moil urges Fiu village resource owners of the proposed hydro project to cooperate by working together to ensure the project gets off the ground. Mr Moli urged Government and Malaita Provincial Government to put all efforts into getting the project implemented. A resident of Fiu village himself, Mr Moli…