Solomon Islands National News - Solomon Star News


Parapolo’s petition dismissed 

THE election petition case lodged against the MP for Gela, Bartholomew Parapolo has been dismissed, Thursday in the High Court.

Operation ‘Hunt-man’ still on

POLICE are continuing to ask for communities’ assistance in their “Operation Hunt-Man” to locate the two remaining prison escapees.

Bio-security seize betel-nut bags 

THE Bio-security Division in Western Province has confiscated so far 25 bags of betel-nuts from Bougainvillea bound for Gizo, transported by a Shortland Islander.

Impose license for boat operators, say Chief

A CHIEF of Purinabangara, Katupika District in South Choiseul has called on responsible authorities to impose license to boat owners who provide transportation between Western and Choiseul province seas. 


  • HCC clarifies licenses hike for Casinos 
  • Pacific Casino refuses to pay up

NZ community assists Malu’u clinic’s repair 

MALU’U Area Health Centre in North Malaita is currently undergoing refurbishment work specifically with repainting of the entire building facilities.

Gender equality explained

THE concept of gender equality has been misinterpreted by many Solomon Islanders.

I’m glad to be here

From the High Commissioner’s Desk 
Dr Lachlan Strahan 

Local students survive blaze

TWO local students studying at the University of South Pacific (USP) Campus at Laucala, Suva, have survived a blaze on Tuesday night which killed an elderly couple.

Maelanga hails Australia as SI’s key partner

DEPUTY Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has acknowledged Australia as Solomon Islands’ key strategic development partner.

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