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Friday, April 3, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Number of terminated SIG-scholarship drops

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE number of SIG-students terminated has dropped significantly this year, semester 1. Education Ministry (MEHRD) Permanent Secretary tells Island Sun that this semester’s number of terminated students is the lowest ever. Every year, the...

    Half of students yet to receive allowances in Philippines

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA ALMOST half of Solomon Islands government sponsored students in the Philippines are still waiting for allowances this week, as some have already received theirs last week, it is reported. More than 300 Solomon...

    Call for bosses to step down

    It is happening at SINU, Our Telekom and …   By Alfred Sasako   THEY were once seen as “saviour” of institutions they were recruited to administer. These institutions are national icons, but none is headed by a...

    Request for authorities to investigate said ‘allowances’

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Islands Students Association in Philippines (SISAP) request for the Ministry of Education and responsible authorities to investigate said allowance payments that they deny receiving. The Ministry of Education through the National Training...

    Students kicked out

    MERHD delaying of allowance sees SIG-scholars in Philippines on the streets    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA and MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO WHAT we have feared has happened - Solomon Islands government-sponsored students in the Philippines have been kicked out...

    Window of hope

    AMA Medical students urged to seek help from their MPs   By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT-sponsored students of AMA University who had been barred from returning to continue studies are being urged to seek help from their members...

    Students starve overseas

    Gov’t scholars in Philippines facing hell, education ministry ‘not aware’     BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO   SOLOMON Islands students in the Philippines are in danger of living there illegally if the Government does not do anything soon. And, permanent...

    Fugui urges Education Minister to push the 4th USP Campus

    By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBER of Parliament for Central Honiara, John Moffat Fugui urges the Minister of Education and Human Resources, John Dean Kuku to push the University of South Pacific 4th Campus in Honiara. This came...

    Malaita province dominates scholarship awards

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI   MALAITA province continues to dominate the Solomon Islands Government scholarship scheme at around 50 percent of recipients each year, it is reported. Minister for Education John Dean Kuku voiced this during a dinner...

    Solomon Islands APTC alumna makes progress for women in trades

    HELLEN Samo holds an Australian qualification from the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) in Painting and Decorating, joining the many women unveiling their potential in Solomon Islands' trades industries. Hellen, an APTC alumna from Malaita...


    Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

    THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.

    Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

    By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is...

    Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

    By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework...

    PM to produce PIF report to Cabinet

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will present the report of the government’s trip to the recent...

    Aust announces $11m funding for marine pollution

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THE Australian government has announced SBD$11m for the Pacific Regional Environment programme to...
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