The Government of Japan has vowed to support basic education and the improvement of schools facilities in the country.
The Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands Kenichi Kimiya said this recently during the signing ceremony of a deal worth $647,836.84 for the construction of a new classroom and staff houses.
The Ambassador said:
“The priority areas of our assistance under the Grassroots and Human Security Scheme in SI are supporting basic education through the construction of school facilities such as classrooms for students and staff houses for teachers.
"A four days training exercise, funded by Live&Learn in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, (MCT) ended successfully in Isabel Province last week.
It was organized at two different venues namely Lololeheo Homestay and Boletei, Havulei Ward and was attended by nearly 42 participants.
"The founder of Women International, Marga Fripp, conducted an inspiring workshop on leadership for members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) at the YWCA conference room on Tuesday, 17 March 2015.
Her visit to Honiara inspired many women who attended her sessions that started over the weekend and SIWIBA was privileged to have Ms. Fripp to talk to some successful business members of the Association.
During the workshop, SIWIBA members shared their experience of leadership as business owners as well as leadership figures at home and communities.
A report filed in mid-February 2015.
"Wellington, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Feb. 20, 2015) – 40 Pacific youth representatives from 15 countries in the region are travelling to Suva this weekend for the inaugural Pacific Youth Forum Against Corruption.
I am sure that many in the Solomon Islands will be thinking of their fellow Melanesian brothers and sisters in Vanuatu after the country was left devastated by Cyclone Pam.
CNN News has said, "The fury of Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the most powerful storms ever to make landfall, has moved on, but the misery it left behind in the islands of Vanuatu is just starting to become apparent.”