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Saturday, June 25, 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...

Tikopia welcomes first Premier visit

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BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE TEMOTU Premier David Maina has been hailed a champion by Tikopia’s Chief John Arikitafua for his visit to the island on May 8, 2018 which also marks the Temotu provincial government’s...

No court visit for Tikopia & Ontong Java, 16 years

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Ontong Java and Tikopia have not had any court visit for the last 16 years. Chief Magistrate Emma Garo revealed this during the Public Accounts Committee hearing last week. She said they have not...

Foreign Affairs provides $900,000 support for 2 local companies

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) has acknowledged another mile stone achieved by the Solomon Islands Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) Enhanced Capacity for Agriculture Trade (ECAT) project with the signing of two...

Border site visits

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By EDDIE OSIFELO AUSTRALIA Defence Force (ADF) engineers are in the country visiting the international border sites at Shortland and Temotu. Government has identified the Patrol Board Outpost near Lofung close to Solomon Islands/Papua New Guinea...

PM attends Nela SDA church

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare attended Nela Seventh Day Adventist church at Lata, Santa Cruz, on Sabbath 13th June.   Nela Church elder John Peter Peniop described the fellowship as a ‘rare privilege.’ “The Prime Minister’s worship...

COURTS ‘OVERWHELMED’ BY LAND DISPUTE CASES OVER LOGGING

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FROM Western to Temotu provinces, formerly known as the Eastern Outer Islands, their cries are the same. Landowners’ appeal for government help to sort out the ownership of their customary lands is often denied. In...

21-yo man jailed for rape

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to three years for raping a 16-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Temotu province. The incident occurred in 2019, when the man was 19 years old. The man had...

VIEWPOINT-PM’s visit to Tikopia

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A grateful community say thank you…. PETER FORAU Honiara MANY people would not leap for joy when the Prime Minister makes a visit to their island but for us, the people of Tikopia, the Prime Minister’s latest...

Premier warns NGO

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By Mike Puia PREMIER of Temotu province, David Maina, has threatened to kick out Oxfam International from the remote province. Premier Maina’s threat comes after a meeting with Santa Cruz landowners’ earlier this week. During that meeting,...

Seeds and farming tools delivered for Tikopia & Anuta communities

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THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) through its Extension Department has delivered dozens of vegetable seeds and farming tools to remote communities in Tikopia and Anuta Island, Temotu Province. The consignment was delivered through...