2022/23 Tropical Cyclone Outlook – PRESS CONFERENCE

2022/23 Tropical Cyclone Outlook – PRESS CONFERENCE

News DeskNovember 10, 20221 min read

https://youtu.be/BvYSj8fJBYI A Press Conference organised by the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDMM). SPEAKERS 1. Director Meteorology – David Hiriasia 2. Director NDMO – Jonathan Tafiariki…

Gold Ridge Mine Reopening Ceremony

Gold Ridge Mine Reopening Ceremony

News DeskDecember 2, 20221 min read

https://youtu.be/zk2vzIbWjuk With the support and commitment of all stakeholders involved, the Gold Ridge Mine has been reopened on Tuesday, December 29th. Under the management of Wanguo International Mining Group Limited,…

SINU Fisheries Students Visits FFA

SINU Fisheries Students Visits FFA

News DeskNovember 27, 20221 min read

BY RODRICK DESURI, Freelance Reporter YEAR 2 (two) Fisheries students from the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Ranadi campus have expressed that they have learned many new things and enjoyed…

Making a Difference through Coconut Products

Making a Difference through Coconut Products

Editor’s DeskNovember 24, 20224 min read

BY CHRIS ALEX ISLANDS’ Own is a Solomon Islands growing brand that is well-known for its coconut-based manufactured food, cosmetic, and animal feed products. Started in 2018 by Paul Koririhona…

Thousand Villagers of Kolombangara to Benefit from KIWA “WISH+” Project

Thousand Villagers of Kolombangara to Benefit from KIWA “WISH+” Project

Editor’s DeskNovember 23, 20226 min read

BY JOHN HOUANIHAU THOUSANDS of villagers at the Kolombangara Island in the Western province are set to benefit from the KIWA “WISH+” project to help tackle climate change through better…

NO TSUNAMI THREAT

NO TSUNAMI THREAT

News DeskNovember 22, 20221 min read

NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO THE SOLOMON ISLANDSIssued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 1:48pm this afternoon on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred at…

Local Company behind the Tina River Hydro CBSP Water Supply Program

Local Company behind the Tina River Hydro CBSP Water Supply Program

Editor’s DeskNovember 18, 20224 min read

THE construction of direct water supplies and improved sanitation to villages in the Tina River Hydropower catchment area has been a vital deliverable of the Community Benefit Sharing Project.   As…

Customary Land Issues Hinder Provision Of Clean Water In Solomon Islands

Customary Land Issues Hinder Provision Of Clean Water In Solomon Islands

News DeskNovember 17, 20222 min read

CUSTOMARY land issues have been highlighted as a major hindrance to providing safe and clean water services to many Solomon Islanders. This was highlighted in the list of challenges facing…

MRD Mission Team Visits Grace Road Farm in Fiji

MRD Mission Team Visits Grace Road Farm in Fiji

Editor’s DeskNovember 16, 20224 min read

THE Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) policy management team that is currently in Fiji on official engagements on Monday 14 November, 2022 visited the Grace Road Farm at Navua. The…

NDMO Conducts Evacuation Exercise on Savo Island

NDMO Conducts Evacuation Exercise on Savo Island

John HouanihauNovember 16, 20224 min read

The National Disaster Management Office, NDMO, with assistance from The Australian Defence Force, ADF, has successfully conducted a one-day Evacuation Exercise on Savo Island on Friday 11th November 2022. Called…

Loss and Damage and Finance at COP27 Sharm El Sheikh

Loss and Damage and Finance at COP27 Sharm El Sheikh

John HouanihauNovember 16, 20223 min read

Sharm El Sheikh Climate Change Conference first week of negotiations concluded with the closing plenary of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technology Advice (SBSTA) and Subsidiary Body for Implementation…