Rokotanikeni 16th AGM officially opens

THE West Are’are Rokotanikeni Association (WARA) 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was successfully opened on Tuesday at the King George Sixth School Hall after a morning parade. Hundreds of women took to the Honiara’s Prince Philip highway participating in a colorful parade from Kukum campus field all the way to King George School in East…

$950K unpaid hotel bills

THREE Government Ministers have owed the Heritage Park Hotel more than SBD $900,000 in food and accommodation. The Parliamentary Opposition Group yesterday disclosed information which could cost tax-payers of this country The three ministers are Minister for Agriculture & Livestock August Auga, Minister for Mines & Energy David Dei Pacha and Minister for Tourism Bartholomew…

Environment to respond to dead fish report

THE MINISTRY of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management & Metrology has assured people in Marovo Lagoon, Western Province that they will respond to reports about the schools of dead fish and corals found dead early this week. Director of Environment Joe Horokou told the Solomon Star that once formal reports reached his office, they will…

USP registration commences

THE University of South Pacific (USP) semester two registrations have started on Monday. A visit by this paper to the Honiara Campus yesterday witnessed more than a hundred students both new and old queuing up to do their registrations. According to the USP calendar, the registration will be conducted for two weeks which starts yesterday…

Call to fix Fiu bridge, road

Fiu communities in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province have urged the national and provincial government to quickly repair the Fiu bridge and road which were badly destroyed by flood last week. A driver at Fiu community John Tau said, the damaged areas are very dangerous. “It needs quick repair.” The road and bridge connects the North…

MOU must be signed

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) must be signed before discharging of untreated water proceeds at the Gold Ridge tailing dam, a concern leader and former premier says. Mr Stephen Panga said, this is necessary to guarantee the safety of the communities for possibilities of any side effects of water when it is discharged. The government…

Potential stars at show at Tu-Ata games

NATIONAL Umpires and referees were stunned by the raw talent exposed by Sikaiana sports men and women over the weekend at the Ever Green Sports Grounds in East Guadalcanal. The tourney dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted around 50 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara and at home (Sikaiana). National Netball Development Officer Mata…

Premier matches resumes today

The HFA premier division matches will resumes today following a long break due to wet weather experienced in the national capital, Honiara in recent weeks. HFA general secretary told Star Sports yesterday that the premier division matches will resumes this afternoon at the Lawson Tama Stadium and SIFF Academy. “The Premier matches resumes tomorrow (today)…

Solo Icon Quarter final round

The Icon quarter final elimination went ballistic with the contestants of the different categories within the competition pushes their potential to the edge as each one vie for placement in the semi-final round on the 26th July at the Multi-Purpose Hall before a three panel judge team. There is an eruption of hilarious roar as…

Pacific Partnership conduct humanitarians services

A combine Air force, Marines, Navy and Army from the United States, Australia and New Zealand engage in the Pacific Partnership 2015 are currently conducting humanitarian’s services and shared experiences with local professions in the country. The humanitarian services they are conducting in the country include support to address critical infrastructures concern, health, education and…