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Friday, December 3, 2021

    MERHD demands Scholarship control

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONAMINISTER of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) Hon John D Kuku has appealed to Members of Parliament to allow his Ministry manage scholarships for 2018.The Minister said this after noting some...

    We need answers

    Parents’ last hopes rest on MEHRD as uncertainty over children’s future troubles themBY BARNABAS MANEBONAPARENTS of students who sat this year’s examination are still uncertain and are worrying over their children’s future.Speaking with Island...

    Caretaker PM commends APTC in SI

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA AUSTRALIA Pacific Technical College (APTC) in its 10 years in the Solomon Islands has contributed heavily to the country’s labour market.Caretaker Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said it’s very encouraging to see...

    Perch School calls on HCC for dialogue

    BY SAMIE WAIKORITHE Perch Christian School has appealed to the Honiara City Council (HCC) to enter into dialogue over how to settle the matter between them.Admin Officer of the school, Mr Michael Riola, makes...

    Perch students’ futures jeopardised by HCC law enforcers

    BY SAMIE WAIKORITHE future of standard-six and form-three students of Perch Christian School have been put in jeopardy by Honiara City Council law enforcers.Yesterday, while the students were sitting their entrance examinations, HCC law...

    Taiwan increases scholarships for SI

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIATHE Republic of China (Taiwan) President has declared an increase of 18 vacancies for its six Pacific ally-countries, including Solomon Islands, in its scholarship programme.President Tsai Ing-wen announced this in parliament...

    King George VI 2017 merit awards

    BY ALICE NANTARAKING George Sixth National Secondary School yesterday held a low-profile event to award its scholars merit awards.More than 400 students crowded the school assembly hall yesterday to receive their merit awards according...

    Youth leaders reflect on Statim Faia project

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA ABOUT twenty youth leaders from community-based youth groups of Honiara City are in a three-day workshop on the Statim Faia annual reflection conference at the Ginger beach retreat, west Guadalcanal.The workshop...

    Second chance education for drop-outs in the pipeline

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) will roll out its ‘second chance’ education programme through its distance flexible learning centre (DFL).This move poses a significant opportunity for school drop outs to have...

    Touching Lives gives back to the community

    BY ALICE NANTARA400-plus King George Sixth students and their patrons gathered yesterday midday at the National Referral Hospital Square to fulfil the main goal of ‘Touching Lives’.Opening prayer was done by the school Chaplain...