Malaita’s policy statement launching set

MALAITA Provincial Government will launch its much awaited policy strategic statement next month. The policy statement dubbed ‘Malaita Alliance of Reform and Transformation’ (MART) was supposed to be launched this Friday. However, it was now deferred to March 12. A change of date happened following a request by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to attend…

New GS for SINA

THE Solomon Islands Nursing Association (SINA) now has a new general secretary (GS) after the post was left vacant for four years. She is Sue Sikihi a retired nurse who serves in the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) for many years now. Yesterday Mrs Sikihi signed a two year contract to take up…

Australia supports innovative partnership on food fortification

THE Australian Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the national government, Delite Flour Mill, Solomon Rice Company Limited and other stakeholders on food fortification in the Solomon Islands. Australia helped broker the innovative public-private partnership between nine stakeholders, which will see commonly eaten food in the Solomon Islands fortified with micronutrients such as…

Govt plans to upgrade all provincial airport

Government through the Ministry of Aviation and Communication (MAC) plans to upgrade all provincial airport and terminals. Permanent Secretary (PS) Francis Lomo revealed this yesterday following complaints being raised that some provincial airports terminals are unhygienic. Mr Lomo told the Solomon Star yesterday, DCC government through the Ministry will upgrade all provincial airports and terminals…

Another shipping company operates in Choiseul

THE demand for shipping services in Choiseul Province has seen another private shipping firm operating into the province. Provincial Secretary (PS) of Choiseul Provincial Government, John Tabepuda, last week said, Fairtrade shipping company has been eyed by the provincial government to start servicing the province. “Fairtrade shipping company will be providing services to the province…