Finance minister Sogavare details government’s stinger budget

By Alfred Sasako FINANCE Minister Manasseh Sogavare has delivered his first and probably his last budget – a $4-billion outlay designed to demonstrate the “Government’s commitment to delivering on some of its most critical policy...

Spectacular cultural dances in MACFest day-2

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA DAY-TWO of the 6th Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival (MACFest) has seen stunning cultural performances from participating countries. The main stage event was held at the Melanesian village lakeside where Melanesian countries...

Three more points for Warriors

We’re still not there yet: Toata By Taromane Martin SOLOMON Warriors FC extended their lead on the Telekom Soccer League table to 27 points after beating FC Guadalcanal 6-0 at the Lawson Tama stadium. Despite their seven...

SICCI, Private Sector and the Sustainable Development Goals

ACHIEVING an ambitious agenda like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be achieved without full engagement with the Private Sector and the business community. Former UNDP Administrator and New Zealand Prime Minister, Ms Helen Clark...

Ghiro wins petition case

MEMBER of Parliament for East Makira Alfred Ghiro has won an election petition case put up against him at the High Court of Solomon Islands last week. This follows the dismissal of the claims made...

Rural women in micro-business recognised

BY GEORGINA KEKEA “SOMETIMES I feel that I have been neglecting my children and I try to balance work with family and it is quite difficult trying to maintain that balance. But when I won...

Mbokona students learn Mandarin

BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE FORM 6 students and staff of Mbokona Community High School took part in a Mandarin awareness activity conducted by SINU’s Mandarin teacher from Taiwan, Ms Kuei-Mi Li, on April 20. They were...

Why waste $20M?

Gov't called on to justify $20M Terminal Grant against low Development Budget   THE Solomon Islands Social Accountability Coalition (SISAC) is calling on the Government to rationalize its commitment of the Terminal Grant to MPs at...

More people benefit from Kukum clinic late hours

THE extended opening hours of Kukum Clinic is progressing well as patients continue to seek medical service during the night. Since its inception, clinical nurse in charge of the late shift Mr Micheal Kafaniro said...

WIS students off to Mexico this weekend

BY LYNTON AARON FILIA FOUR students from the Woodford International School (WIS) will be leaving for Mexico on August 11 to participate in the 2018 First Global Robotic Competition. This is the second time WIS is...




scattered clouds
23 ° C
23 °
23 °
100 %
40 %
25 °
29 °
27 °
28 °
28 °
error: Content is protected !!