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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

APTC training gives Monica a job in Australia

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Gaining an internationally recognised qualification expands employment prospects for Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) graduates seeking employment in international labour markets.  APTC graduates like Monica Wale from the Solomon Islands see value in pursuing Technical...

Students call for fairness

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ABOUT 26 students from Malaita Province doing their bachelor programmes under SIG scholarships at Solomon Islands National University (SINU) call for “fairness” from the government. This after the National Scholarship Division (NSD) at Solomon Islands...

Parents eagerly wait for school results

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PARENTS, guardians and students are anxious to know the placements for forms four, six and seven. However, the ministry of education is silent. No one is working in its offices. Deputy Secretary of the...

Ministry to meet airfares of terminated students: PS Rodie

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Education and Human Resources will meet the airfares of the six terminated students in Philippines. Permanent Secretary, Dr Franco Rodie confirmed this after the terminated were worried that government would not...

Zobule: scholars have obligation to contribute to society

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BY CHARLES KADAMANA Every Scholar has the moral obligation to contribute to society which can make a difference to the world and improve life. This was highlighted by Dr Alphaeus Zobule guest of honour at the...

Schools to remain closed: Rodie

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SCHOOLS in the country will still remain closed as the emergency period is extended another four months. This was revealed to Island Sun on Tuesday 14th April by Franco Rodie, Permanent Secretary...

Debt choke

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Private students top SINU’s unpaid tuition fees By Alfred Sasako THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) is owed about $48 million in unpaid tuition fees with more than half the amount owed by private students, it was revealed yesterday. Insiders...

Govt provides additional $5000 to students in Fiji

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Education and Huma Resources has allocated an additional $5000 (1373 FJD) to government sponsored students in Fiji. This is part of the government’s assistance to support the students as Fiji records...

China scholarships to be opened soon

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By EDDIE OSIFELO The Chinese Government Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year will open for application shortly. The Chinese Embassy will make public announcement at a later stage. About 78 students are heading to China on March...

Schools to benefit from new Israeli biogas system

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MAIN national secondary schools across the country will benefit from an Israeli-designed Home BioGas System. This new system is expected to significantly reduced their costs in purchasing gas for their cooking. Israeli consul in Solomon Islands...