26.9 C
Solomon Islands
Thursday, December 2, 2021

    String bands and cultural dances mark country’s 43rd anniversary

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOYESTERDAY string bands and cultural groups from the provinces performed cultural songs, music and dances to mark the country’s 43rd independence.The occasion was held at the National Auditorium Museum. Speaking at the...

    Celebrating women’s leadership here

    The UN Development Programme, SolRice, and the Government of Australia have joined forces to acknowledge women’s leadership and their role in achieving social change through the dissemination of 85 000 copies of the Outstanding Women...

    Central Islands Province celebrates its 40th anniversary

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAPREMIER of Central Province, Stanley Manetiva says 40 years is a time to take stock and reflect on the province’s journey and where it can improve to map out the vision of...

    Taxi owners, drivers to address safety of girls

    PUBLIC Transport owners and drivers have agreed to take initial steps to address Women and Girls’ safety on public transport in Honiara in a forum organized by Safer Cities for Girls, a project under...

    Empowering youth to promote peace

     THE United NationsDevelopment Programme (UNDP) and International Labor Organization (ILO), in partnership with the national government, are empowering youth and promoting their role as agents of peace and resilience through community-based projects within the...

    Where clouds meet the mountain

    BY BEN BILUAGizoWANT to see this place, go to Hambere Village Stay which is located at one of Western Province’s biggest Islands, Kolombangara.The beautiful and breath taking view is worthy of your hard earned...

    Aulutalau women launch association

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIA long-time dream has come true for women of A’ulutalau in ward 21 of Small Malaita - establishing a women’s organisation that will embrace them in cooperation to achieve benefits of their...

    Only 2 UNESCO Conventions ratified so far

    By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands has only ratified two UNESCO Conventions.They are:The 1972 World Heritage Convention ratified on the 10 June 1992 andthe 2003 Intangible Cultural Convention (ICH) ratified on the 11 May 2018.The country...

    Gov’t supports UNESCO Convention deal

    By EDDIE OSIFELOSOLOMON Islands Government has totally supported the move to ratify the 2001 UNESCO Convention.Director of Culture, Dennis Marita confirmed this during the opening of the second UNESCO 2001 Underwater Culture Heritage (UCH)...

    Grereo festival starts

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE 2021 Grereo festival and Isabel Second Appointed Day Celebration for Isabelians residing in Honiara was officially opened yesterday with the aim to re-ignite cultural and religious values.The event was held...