Benefits of forest highlighted

FOREST is very important resource because it can be used to generate energy for lighting, cooking, heating and many more. Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Forestry Vaeno Vigulu highlighted this on Wednesday during the International Day of Forest which was celebrated in Honiara. The theme for the celebration was: ‘Forests and Energy.’ “Forest in…

Bilateral deals to be reviewed

The existing bilateral programmes between Solomon Islands Government and Papua New Guinea (PNG) will soon come under review with the focus to improve on them. A statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat a joint working group consisting of Solomon Islands Government and Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government officials are being tasked to conduct the…

Red Cross moves to extend its reach

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U-16 training squad named

SOLOMON ISLANDS Football Federation (SIFF) has assembled 61 girls to fight for a place in the under-16 national team. SIFF Technical director, Patrick Miniti revealed the players on Wednesday to Star Sports. Mr Miniti said his selection team have indentified potential players and will run trails as of this weekend at Lawson Tama. “This is…