APTC partners with FHEC

The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) and the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) have agreed to work collaboratively towards building the capacity of technical, vocational educationand training (TVET) in Fiji. Both institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to formalise their partnershipto implement joint initiatives and activities for development opportunities for those working in TVET,and…

Oto’s case Aug 16

THE ORAL pre-trial conference on the case of the senior government officer accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $800,000 of public funds through dishonest tender processes will be made in court on August 16. This followed the filing of the pre-trial documents on the case of Stephen Jude Oto yesterday at the Honiara Magistrates’ Court.…

RAGOMO KEEN TO JOIN KURUKURU

Inspiration captain calls on SIFF to contact Brazilian club for his release BRAZIL-based Elliot Ragomo told Sunday Star Sports he is keen to team up with the national futsal team for the 5th Asian Indoor Games in Turkmenistan. The Kurukuru inspirational captain who is currently on a six months trail with a professional club in…

ABD Gives SIG US$15.4 Million

THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) revealed that the government has secured US$15.4 million from the Asian Development Bank for the development of the USP fourth campus project in the country. The prolonged development of the project has received an encouraging progress and its ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for next month.…

TSI’s CDF community audit raises serious questions on the administration of the public funds

The Transparency Solomon Islands and UNDP sponsored Constituency Development Fund(CDF) Community Audit has raised some serious questions about the way the fund has been administered and managed by the national politicians and the ruling administration. A community audit carried out recently in 39 constituencies shows many people are in the dark not just about the…

Tekobi urged to stick with football

A Renbel football fanatic Jim Sevesi has questioned why the Sports Authority in Renbel Province could not shed something officially about Eugene Tekobi’s recent inclusion in the national football team. Mr Sevesi told Sunday Star Sports the achievement of Renbell____s very own Tekobi is a big thing in the province’s social sector, which sport is…