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Kwaio man launches new book at ANU

AT an exceptional occasion Tuesday this week at the Australian National University’s (ANU) University House, coinciding with the Solomon Islands Transition Workshop, a little known Esau Kekeubata of the interior of East Kwaio was given an uncommon honor to launch Dr David Akin’s book: Colonialism, Maasina Rule, and the Origins of Malaitan Kastom.

What’s up in the Flag

You’ve seen the five stars embedded on the nation flag.

The tragedy that made a president

The young, skinny Navy officer walked along the dock at a South Pacific base and met his new crewmen for the first time, as they stood on the sun-drenched deck of a nondescript, navy green torpedo boat.

Working hard to bring communication to remote areas

It was Wednesday morning the sea was very calm that one could easily mirror themselves on the reflection of shadow the surface of the sea produce.

Good work done but much remain

I am encouraged to read that the new Special Coordinator to the Regional Assistance Mission (RAMSI) has said she will continue to work with the RSIPF in support of the SIG-RAMSI five year development plan announced comparatively recently.

What is RDP?

THE Solomon Islands Rural Development Program (RDP) is the largest project that the World Bank supports in Solomon Islands.

A balanced response on health services

In yesterday’s editorial piece (‘Is Number 9 Melanesia’s Worst Hospital?’, Solstar 2/12), the author made some very good and challenging points about NRH and provincial health services, highlighting areas of concern of which the Government is no doubt aware and seeking to address.

Ill-fated MV Francis-Gerena saga

Over the last few days the public, news media and the social network had produced, published and broadcasted so much fabricated information and news about the episode surrounding the recently ill-fated MV Francis-Gerena.

2013: Making Strides toward Sustainable Tuna

Across the globe, as populations soar, a growing number of people are relying on seafood for their nutrition and their livelihood.

Coral bands reflect Pacific Ocean 20-30 year climate swings

University of Queensland researchers have found physical evidence in Great Barrier Reef corals of a little-known, long-term climate pattern in the Pacific Ocean.