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Friday, July 17, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Scientist from Taiwan National Unversity establish seven broad-band seismometer

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA A team from the Taiwan National University have spent five days in the country to follow up on Taiwan’s project established 10 years ago. The research project entitled as ‘Seismotectonics along the...

    Private undersea cable set to go despite government topnotch not knowing

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA THE Government is not aware of the private undersea cable to be pulled from Vanuatu to Solomon Islands. Upon his return from Australia last week, Prime Minister (PM) Hou made an announcement to...

    Secret deal

    Is Solomon Telekom undermining government’s joint undersea cable project? By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Telekom, trading as Our Telekom, appears to have set the stage for confrontation with the Government over the controversial fibre optic undersea cable...

    SI, Aus and PNG sign Coral Sea cable system MOU

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA P ODOKOLO THE memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the funding of construction and installation of the Coral Sea Cable system has been signed in Brisbane on July 11, 2018 between Australia, Papua...

    Telekom soccer league to use comet

    By Taromane Martin THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has announced they will be using the COMET computer software program to do registration of players and team officials for the 2018/2019 season of the Telekom...

    Private company constructs undersea cable from Vanuatu to SI

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA WORK on the construction of a submarine cable from Vanuatu to Solomon Islands is currently underway. Interchange Limited, a private company based in Vanuatu is funding the ICN2 cable to connect Vanuatu...

    ITTSI supports girls and women in ICT

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE IT Society of Solomon Islands (ITSSI) is committed to supporting initiatives of women passionate in information technology (IT) with interest in advocating ICT literacy to girls and women in Solomon...

    Day celebrated to empower women and girls in ICT

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA THE IT Society of Solomon Islands and its affiliated Women in IT Solomon Islands have held a one-day ‘Girls in ICT’ conference which involved students from primary and secondary schools. The event...

    Undersea cable to be split in Aussie waters

    By Mike Puia THE two-head undersea cable that promises faster and cheaper internet to Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea might be split in Australian waters. Solomon Islands is prepared to pay about $30 million to...

    Pediatric ward wrought with challenges

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA HANDLING of patients at the national referral hospital is very poor, it is reported. A paediatric doctor from Taiwan successfully completing his one-month volunteer work at NRH reveals this. Dr Wang said, “Working...