Solomon Islands Regional News - Solomon Star News


Vanuatu fundraising campaign collects more than $2 million

ABC - A joint fundraising effort by the Australian Red Cross and the ABC has raised more than $2 million (US$1.5 million) for Vanuatu's Cyclone Pam relief appeal.

Pacific a focus area for global risk governance study

A new global disaster risk governance study has identified the Pacific as a priority area.

Catholic teachers commissioned

MEMBERS of the Catholic Teachers Sodality (CTS) gathered at Holy Cross on Sunday for the commissioning of teachers to their Mission work.

Journo students briefed on magazine

Journalism students of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) were excited to have a brief visit from [email protected]’s communications team yesterday.

Women’s contribution acknowledged

WOMEN contribute so much to sustaining this country in the agricultural sector by providing most of the labour force in the subsistence economy which is the backbone of this country.

Responsibility of Honiara women huge

THE role of Honiara Council of Women (HCW) is of immense responsibility and purpose seeing they have a strategy to work with.

Crack down on resellers

THE Office of the Market Master under the Honiara City Council will kick off a vendors’ inspection at the central market soon.

ANZ waives transfer fees into Vanuatu

ANZ on Wednesday announced that it will waive fees for International Money Transfers into Vanuatu, as relief efforts continue following the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

Water, sanitation training for community facilitators

The environmental health division of the Ministry of Health and Medical service has successfully conducted a two weeks training for community WASH(Water supply, Sanitation and Hygiene) Facilitator in Guadalcanal province.

Welder killed in explosion

It came like a bomb, say witnesses