PAWA F6 STUDENTS SENT HOME

FORM Six science students at Pawa Provincial Secondary School on Ugi in Makira Ulawa Province have been sent home due to shortage of teachers at the school. 45 students were sent home last week because there was...

MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON

A man from Makira-Ulawa Province has been arrested over the burning down of a home in Makira Province. The 29-year-old was arrested by Makira police after the incident happened on May 31. Police Commissioner reported yesterday...

ISABEL YOUTH CONSTITUENCY TOURNAMENT OPEN IN STYLE

ISABEL Youth constituency tournament has kicked off on last Sunday after a colourful parade at the Solomon Islands Ports Authority Soccer Field. Guest of Honour, Leader of Opposition Parliamentary group Hon Jeremiah Manele took time...

HON MANELE HAPPY WITH IPYF CONSTITUENCY TOURNAMENT

THE Leader of Opposition Parliamentary, Hon Jeremiah Manele has applauded Isabel Province Youth Forum (IPYF) for organising the Isabel Youth Constituency tournament. Speaking during the official opening of the tournament on Sunday Hon Manele said...

LOGGING SCANDAL SCARES ISABEL COMMUNITIES

A proposed logging operation which is expected to land on Lava land close to Bagovu village, Maringe district, is scaring communities within Gao in Isabel province. Report reaching this paper stated that a logging company...

AUSTRALIA SIGNS $5.8M GRANT FOR YOUTH@WORK AUKI AND GIZO

THE Australian government has committed SBD$5.8m to Youth@Work for another two years of operation in Malaita and Western provinces, as part of its ongoing support for youth development in Solomon Islands. The announcement follows visits...

FLASH FLOOD IN EAST FATALEKA’S RURU SCHOOL

RURU primary and secondary school was flooded after heavy rains last Saturday, in east Fataleka, in Malaita province. Ruru School principal Wesley Rubea told this paper yesterday that the flooding started in the early hours...

WAISISI PALM OIL PROJECT IS REAL: MAL

THE Waisisi-Wairokai Palm Oil Project is real says the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). Ground work is ongoing at Wairokai where the nursery is located and transplanting of the first 9,000 seedlings is implemented. MAL...

MALA PREMIER ANGERED BY SLOW RESPONSE TO BOAT TRAGEDY

PREMIER of Malaita Province, Peter Ramohia has lashed out at the slow response of the country’s search and rescue unit following the boat tragedy that claimed lives between the seas of Malaita and Guadalcanal...

RICK HOU URGES LANDOWNERS TO COOPERATE

LAND owners and resource owners in Small Malaita have been urged to cooperate and open up their land for development in order for the Constituency to develop. The sentiments were echoed by Hon Rick Hou...