PS of Mines fired

Permanent Secretary (PS) Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification Jeffrey Kauha, has been terminated from office. The revelation came as the Mines Director; Peter Auga also reported received a suspension letter last week said, to be related to the Rennell Mining saga. Kauha this week confirmed receiving his termination letter May 22 2015. “Yes,…

Oceania proud of our hockey

The Oceania Hockey Federation has expressed gratitude to the news of Solomon Islands sending it Hockey team to the Pacific Games for the first time. In an email cited by Star Sports Gill Gemming, Continental Development Officer of the Oceania Hockey Federation expressed the federation’s gratitude and vowed to make a final visit to the…

Locals set for Fiji Open

Seven Solomon Islands tennis players will be taking part in the 2015 Fiji Open Tennis Championships this week. They players are Junior Benjamin Charley, Graham Mani, Christinoh Fujiyama, Vinda Teally, Georjimah Row, Luke Paeni and Yanni Honila. This was confirmed by senior player and trainer, Yanni Honila. Honila said the team will put in their…

Respond to Commissioner of Forest

Dear Editor – I kindly ask if you could print my responds of Forestry  Commissioner article that appeared in the Island Sun newspaper on 22 May Friday which demanded us to responds to the article so that there is a proper balance of understanding on the subject to avoid misunderstanding, confusion and mishap. The public…

Biggest ever Australian travel promotion wraps up

Wrapping up the biggest ever Solomon Islands promotional campaign in Australia, Solomon Airlines and the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau have hailed the week-long travel industry road show industry update series in Queensland and NSW a major success. With travel agent workshops taking place in Brisbane, Wollongong and on the New South Wales Central Coast, the…

Festival of Pacific Arts 2016: One-year countdown begins

The Festival of Pacific Arts Coordinating Committee, along with Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, FestPac Coordinating Committee Honorary Chairwoman First Lady Christine Calvo, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities (CAHA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has announced that on Friday marks exactly one year until the…