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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

Aftershocks slowly easing: Report  

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE reoccurrence of aftershocks is slowly easing, says National Disaster Council situation report released on 5th December 2022.“Reoccurrence of aftershocks slowly easing, however, people particularly in Southwest Guadalcanal are still living...

MHMS eyes boosting lab to test illegal drugs

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOMINISTRY of Health and Medical Services has identified the need to secure resources to increase analysis of illegal substances at the National Public Health Laboratory.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr...

Climate finance roadmap launched

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BY NED GAGAHEFinance Minister Harry Kuma launched the Solomon Islands Roadmap for improving access to climate finance and public spending document at the Heritage Park Hotel on 2nd December 2022.Kuma launched the document...

St Nicholas students visit new terminal building 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOST Nicholas College primary students have visited the new Honiara international airport terminal.This visit was planned with the aim to help boost the students’ learning spirit and motivate them.The representative of...

Kuma highlights SI challenges to climate change

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BY NED GAGAHEMinister of Finance Harry Kuma says Solomon Islands is at the forefront of climate change and the country has experienced the full brunt of its impacts and the reoccurrence of natural disasters.Kuma...

Former CDO jailed 19 months for corruption

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPAFORMER Constituency Development Officer for Temotu Nende has been slapped with a 19-month jail term for the charge of official corruption.Philip Tuplo was earlier found guilty of one count of official corruption...

Court wants a quick one on Winwin case

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPACourt has told counsels in the case of the general manager for Winwin mining company to quickly progress the case.Principal magistrate Tearo Beneteti said this is because the charges against accused, Dan...

Gov’t hopes to table TRC report next year

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government hopes to table the long-awaited Truth and Reconciliation Commission report in the March sitting next year.The five-volume report uncovers the accounts of victims and perpetrators on the causes, details and...

MID to find someone to fix Honiara’s drains

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By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Infrastructure Development will choose a permanent contractor to look after the drainage system in Honiara next year.This comes after the drainage system could not withstand heavy rains leading to major...

Nature-based solutions for floods and landslides in Central Valley community

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BY NED GAGAHECentral Valley Community located along the Mataniko Riverbank witnessed another milestone on 29th November 2022.A pilot project geared towards strengthening their community against flooding and landslides saw an open-air dissemination event hosted...