Category Frank Short

Medicinal plants, herbs in Solomon Islands

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I wrote recently about a trial that began last week in the United States in the hope of soon finding a vaccine to stop the coronavirus. The letter prompted a correspondent in the Solomon Islands to say there were plants…

Leading by example

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His Excellency the Governor-General Sir David Vunagi, GCMG, reminded Members of Parliament of the need to lead by example and to live up to the expectations of the country as national leaders when he delivered the ‘Traditional Speech from the…

SIG launches new online portal on the internet

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Opinion by Frank Short: With project backing by way of funding from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Solomon Islands Government this Monday launched its new online gateway portal on the internet. The portal will make…

Disability Sector workshop in Honiara

Access to Justice

The Solomon Star newspaper on Wednesday, featured an article saying that a two day ‘Disability Sector Collaboration Workshop’ on accessing justice in the country was currently underway at the Mendana Hotel conference room. I will quote the text of the…