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Trauma workshop in progress Trauma workshop in progress A WEEK-LONG trauma workshop training of trainers ended successfully, Wednesday last week.

The training is a Training of Trainers [TOT] on Trauma Counseling for Trauma Support Workers from Guadalcanal, Honiara and Malaita. 

It started on the 26th of August and ended on September 4.

This training is conducted by UNDP’s Human Security project in partnership with the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace.

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Category: Development

PPF Commander, Paul Osborne and Acting Police Commissioner Ms Juanita Matanga PPF Commander, Paul Osborne and Acting Police Commissioner Ms Juanita Matanga

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) after receiving a boost in new standard police equipment last week will now use it in field operations.

Acting Police Commissioner Ms Juanita Matanga said that now that they are equipped it will be much safer for police to carry out their operations.

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Category: Development

Prime Minister Gordon  LiloPrime Minister Gordon Lilo

WESTER Province premier George Lilo has expressed confidence in hosting a vital piece of national infrastructure in his province.

Mr Lilo made his statement following the handing over of the New Zealand government funded Munda Airport runway to the national government last Thursday.

Mr. Lilo thanked the New Zealand government and the National government for recognising the potential within the province.

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Category: Development

Former scouts and war time heroes (left) pausing with US Amabassador to SI, Pacific Partnership Commander and Royal Australian Navy Commander at Commonwealth streetFormer scouts and war time heroes (left) pausing with US Amabassador to SI, Pacific Partnership Commander and Royal Australian Navy Commander at Commonwealth street

A PIECE of history where brave Solomon Islanders who fought side by side with America and its allies in 1942, has been redefined with the completion of the Scouts and Coastwatchers monument.

The unveiling of the monument, according to Annie Kwaio, who is currently working on rediscovering the stories of these Solomon Islanders who fought in 1942 as part of her masters thesis, brings out the truth of these period in our history.

“Stories of our beginnings as a nation in the ‘bigfela fight’ that once took place on our Islands are now fading from our minds,” she said.

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Category: Development

Munda International airport ready to be handed over to SIG-photo Douglas SaefoaMunda International airport ready to be handed over to SIG-photo Douglas Saefoa

WORK on Munda International Runway has been completed and is ready to be handed over to government next month.

This was claimed by the Under Secretary of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation Mr. Stevenson Piringisau in statement to Isles Media this week.

Mr. Piringisau claimed that overall work on the airport specifically the Tarmac area has recently been completed by New Zealand contractor.

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Category: Development
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