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    Newly Registered Nurses from Atoifi awarded

    Newly Registered Nurses from Atoifi awarded TWENTY six nurses from the Atoifi School of nursing have been awarded with their part two registered license at the Seventh Day Adventist’s Maranatha Hall on September 8. Speaking during...

    Seven Honiara City Council youth groups awarded grants under Oxfam’s ‘Statim Faia’ Project.

    SEVEN community youth groups successfully signed a grant agreement with Oxfam’s “Statim Faia” project today as part of a series of capacity building and mentoring project designed to enhance youth-led solutions. The “Staim Faia” initiative...

    PM criticizes same sex marriage

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has criticized the notion of approving same sex marriage especially from a religious country like Solomon Islands. The statement was made while giving his keynote address to officially...

    All SIPA workers get $5, 000 in bonuses this week: WUSI

    By Alfred Sasako ALL employees of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) will get $5, 000 in special bonuses each, the President of the Workers’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI), David Tuhanuku confirmed yesterday. This will cost...

    Drunk students

    …MERHD investigates boozing involving male students studying in Manila By Alfred Sasako THE Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) is investigating reports of boozing involving male students studying at two academic institutions in Manila,...

    Mental fitness vital: Coach Sam

    Kurkuru leaves next week for Turkmenistan By Taromane Martin MENTAL fitness will be a concern for the Solomon Islands national futsal team, the Kurukurus, when they travel next week for the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial...

    Risky meal

    Food outlets operating without proper monitoring, increasing cases of complaints   THE health risks associated with eating in one of the many food outlets in Honiara continues unchecked as the Government places little effort towards bolstering...

    Reviewed Anti-Corruption Bill toothless against illicit gains

    BLC labels this a regrettable decision & serious omission BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA PROVISIONS against illicit gains have been removed from the Anti-Corruption Bill 2016, and this has been described by the Bills and Legislations Committee (BLC)...

    Wini won Commonwealth gold

    BY ROMULUS HUTA   NATIONAL female weightlifter Jenlyn Wini had won a gold medal in the Commonwealth and the Oceania Weightlifting Championships currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia. Wini snatched gold in the women’s 58kg category to...

    Gov’t cheque bounce

    Treasury records $20 million weekly revenue collection shortfall on September 1   By Alfred Sasako   GOVERNMENT Treasury recorded a $20 million shortfall in its weekly revenue collection on September 1. As a result, government cheques made out...