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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Wood tops SI export to NZ

BY BEN BILUA Gizo WOOD remains top of Solomon...

NZ to support tourism here

A funding arrangement of NZD$550,000 (SBD$2.8m) to...

Call to upgrade rundown Maluu nursing facilities

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki THE Ministry of Health and...

APTC supports San Isidro with new supplies

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Australian High Commission, through Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) has supported the San Isidro Rural Training Centre with transportation, IT equipment and covid supplies yesterday. High Commissioner Dr Lachlan Strahan travelled to...

Gov’t assures students of their allowances

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands students studying around the region have been assured that issues that resulted in the delay of the payment of their allowances will be rectified this week. Permanent Secretary of the...

Two GP-CITREC head to British Columbia

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TWO more GP-CITREC graduates are heading to British Columbia (BC) in Canada under the newly rolled out Agricultural Stream programme. Yesterday at the Guadalcanal provincial headquarter, Mr Hamilton Sala and Ms Maureen Savi signed their...

First proficiency Mandarin test in Sols

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BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE FORTY-FIVE candidates have sat for the first official Mandarin proficiency test- TOCFL (Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language), Listening and Reading Test Novice level at the Solomon Islands National University...

Easter gifts for babies

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The new born babies born around the Easter period at the National Referral Hospital were presented with gifts on Easter Monday. The presentation of the gifts was made possible from a surprise visit by the...

MEHRD under pressure to deal with youths

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Education and Human Resources is under pressure to find a solution to the issues facing youths in the country following the last month’s riot and looting in Honiara. This came after...

Sogavare applauds SINU for seizing the opportunity.

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Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has applauded the leadership of the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) for seizing the opportunity to allow China-funded dormitory project on its premises at Kukum Campus. The project “Implementation Agreement” was...

Education Bill to be tabled this year: PM

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BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The Solomon Islands new Education Bill will be tabled in Parliament later this year, according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In his first nationwide address yesterday he said the National Education Board has...

SINU opens new facility

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) officially opened its new state of the art science laboratory and conferencing complex yesterday. This new facility is part of SINU’s Faculty of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forest...

SINU begins addressing student welfare issues  

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BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   SOLOMON Islands National University will start refurbishment its dining hall and dormitories at the Panatina and Kukum campuses today. SINU’s Acting Vice Chancellor Prof Basil Marasinghe said amenities for students have already...