Editor - Solomon Star News


ANZ-Australian Govt team up in mobile banking

ANZ today announced an agreement with the Australian Government to support the increased roll out of mobile banking and financial literacy programs to a further 65,000 Solomon Islanders previously excluded from traditional banking services.

PNG gets top job, PIFS first female secretary general

The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders at their Retreat in Peleliu State, Palau on 31st July announced Dame Meg Taylor, DBE, as the next Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, making history as the first woman to be selected to hold the office of Secretary General.

Forum Leaders warn of disappearing Pacific

AFP - Pacific leaders warn that entire island nations will disappear under the waves unless action is taken to address climate change.

Trio faces fraud charge

A woman who allegedly obtained more than $150,000 from her employer under false pretences in 2008 is now facing the court.

Croc snatches woman

A fifty eight year old woman from Bokokimbo village in north east Guadalcanal has been the latest victim of a crocodile attack over the weekend.

SICCI explains awards

 Following the number of enquiries being received at the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) office concerning awards and award categories, the chamber has came out to inform the nine awards on offer.

Fake council of chief

Dear Editor - Allow me space to respond in brief to the fake council of chief of east Rennell.

Criticism against Renbel

Dear Editor - Please allow me space to respond to so many Rennell and Bellona critics in the papers, facebook, radio, phones and text massages concerning logging and prospecting in Rennell.

Don't lose focus: Takayawa

FBC SPORTS ---The 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Nacanieli Takayawa says Team Fiji should not lose sight of their goals when competing in their various events.

Let's be on alert

The news of the deadly disease which had claimed four young lives so far in Makira province should not be taken lightly.