SIWIBA Mere’s market kicks off

Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) bi-monthly Mere’s Market commences today at the National Art Gallery. This  initiative strives to empower SIWIBA  women and the event will take place for  3 days. The Mere’s Market will involve competitions, promotions, selling of  products and awareness programs. Yesterday, the association received contributions from the Solomon Islands…

‘We want RSIPF to win back hearts’

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has urged the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) to regain public confidence after RAMSI draw down. He stressed this during the RAMSI 12th anniversary celebration in West Guadalcanal last week. “As far as policing is concern, we want the RSIPF to win back the heart of and minds of our…

Sign up now to sing like a star

A VOCAL workshop ‘Singing like a star’ that was scheduled to take place this Friday will be closing its registration tomorrow. It is being organized for interested songsters in the country at the Honiara Hotel’s Club Le Flamingo. Dubbed as ‘Singing like a star’, the workshop will be conducted by Elly Oh – a touring…

New student management system for Uni

Solomon Islands National University SINU has taken another another milestone in its development.  The implementation of the Student Management System project of the SINU officially began. A statement from SINU said, the project was officially started by Anand Chukka, Project / Implementation Manager & Principal Consultant from Technology One. “This was followed by a visit…

Tohuika appeals for support

Chairman of West Rennell Resource Owners Association Jonathan Tohuika has appealed for assistance to support his High Court cased filed  on behalf of the people to save Rennell from mining destructions. Speaking to the Solomon Star after leaving the court room yesterday morning, Tohuika lost faith in his case, after sighting two professional Aussie lawyers…

‘All sectors contribute to education development’

Almost every sector of the Ministry of Education has a part to play in developing competent, committed and professional teachers, says the deputy secretary of the Ministry James Bosamata. Speaking on the theme “Teacher Professional Learning Development and Scholarship opportunities,” yesterday he  highlighted the importance of working together to achieve competent, committed and professional teachers.…

Education conference underway

A conference on developing competent, committed and professional teachers for Solomon Islands is currently underway at the Mendana Hotel. The purpose of the conference is to inform the design of the National Teacher Education Development Plan for the next three years.  The conference also provided an opportunity for all education stakeholders to build and grow…

AWPA’s letter to Forum leaders

Dear Editor – This is an open letter to Pacific Islands Forum Leaders from the Australia West Papua Association (AWPA) in Sydney, Australia. Dear Pacific Islands Forum leaders – on behalf of the Australia West Papua Association (Sydney), I am writing to you concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua. There has been…