Husband surrenders after death of wife

A HUSBAND gave himself up to the police, Wednesday, following the death of his wife at the National Referral Hospital, Monday. The woman, from Kakabona, west Guadalcanal, died of serious head injuries after her husband allegedly bashed her up using a solar battery. “The husband is now in our custody after he surrendered himself to…

SIPA imposes new tariff

THE Solomon Island Ports Authority (SIPA) has implemented its new gazetted ports tariff as of 1st of September. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Solomon Island Ports Authority (SIPA) Collin Yow, revealed this during a press conference held at his office yesterday afternoon. Mr Yow said, the new tariff increase was gazetted on 1st of September…

Auki road tar sealing set to start

Auki tar sealing project will start in a fortnight, Monday 21st of this month. This was confirmed by Malaita premier Peter Channel Ramohia, Thursday morning saying that Dalgro Company was undertaking the project. He said, despite his objection for the company to work on the road improvement project in Auki, the Ministry of Infrastructure ((MID)…

Four companies confirm to attend MSG roadshow

FOUR companies in Honiara have been confirmed to take part in the upcoming 3rd Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Roadshow and Trade Fair in Noumea, New Caledonia on 9th -10 November. Cornelius Donga Director for Marketing and Promotion in the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration (MCILI) told the Solomon Star in an interview on…

Tourism forum set

MINISTRY for Culture and Tourism (MCT) together with the Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will host a National Tourism Forum (NTF) in Honiara on September 25. The aim of the forum is to review some of the resolutions passed in 2014 forum as well as discuss and agree on a way forward for the industry.…

Mono’s agro-forestry story

LANDOWNERS of Mono in the Shortland islands, Western province have engaged in the agro-forestry over the past eight (8) months thanks to Tri-Jam and Solomon Resources Management. Unlike normal logging practices, these two companies have engaged local land owning tribes to venture into some forms of development programs as required by the clause in the…