Month May 2018

Futsal coaching course underway

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki A four days Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) futsal coaching training is underway for futsal coaches in Malaita Province. The workshop is being held in Auki and is conducted by Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Futsal Development Officer Jerry Sam. Sam said the main objective of the…

National nature park will change Barana

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE Barana National Nature Park will change the face of its society and become an attractive environment, which has been lost with activities of deforestation. It has been years, the Barana community of the Central Guadalcanal…

Fishing constitution to be launched

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU GIZO THE Gizo-Raru local fishers association constitution is expected to be launched tomorrow in Gizo, Western province. All fishers around Gizo and Rarumana Island are welcome to participate in the day’s activities. Chairman Amon Tauman said the…

Culture lures overseas visitors

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA CULTURE is one factor of attraction for overseas visitors, and the theme: Past Recollections, Future Connections is fitting for the 6th MSG Festival. This is according to the Melanesian Arts and Festival’s (MACFEST) chairperson and Permanent…

MEHRD urged to consider female students health

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO DR Nemia Bainivalu, undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS) has called on the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) to consider procuring re-usable pads and provide them at a subsidised…

SI holds first national BCH workshop

BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE first national Biosafety Clearing House (BCH) Capacity Building workshop took place at Kairos Conference room on Wednesday. Officially opening the program was Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology’s (MECDM) Director of Environment…