Bintan holds legal license APID did no wrong

BINTAN Mining Solomon Islands Limited (BMSI) is the provincial business license holder to do mining operations in West Rennell, and not Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID), a private Barrister and Solicitor explained in his letter to the Provincial Police Commander, Renbel Province. The private lawyer from Whitlam Private Law Firm who wants to remain anonymous…

Premier claims ploy to oust him

RENBEL premier Colin Singamoana has accused Asia Pacific Investment Development Limited (APID) of colluding with the province’s non-executive group to oust him. He claimed this was confirmed recently with non-executive members coming out with wild allegations accusing him and his executive. “The group, led by the former Renbel premier Lence Tango, is attempting to topple…

Congregation urged to help the poor

CHURCH members of St Vincent De Paul Catholic Church in Central Guadalcanal are being urged to practice the characters of St Vincent in their daily living. The characters of St Vincent are to help the poor. According to Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki, the program was attended by 500 people from churches around…

PCC holds training for MPs

More than ten Members of Parliament (MP) despite their very busy schedules have attended a three day training workshop program organised by the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC). The workshop which commenced on Monday was held half a day over three days and was facilitated by Rev. Francois Pihaatae and Dr. Julia Edwards of the…

Police pay tribute to fallen PNG colleagues

ROYAL Solomon Islands Police force shear moment of remembrance to five Royal Papua New Guinea Constable who lost their live over the past twelve months in their lines of duty. They are late Senior Constable Salathiel Steve Lasingan, Constable Clifford Yembiningi, Senior constable Alan Anai,Chief Sergeant Camilus Salingwi and Senior constable Dunstan Baure. Solomon Islands…

Australian commitment to UN joint programme for Pacific mother, child and adolescent health

SUVA,  (UNICEF/UNFPA/WHO/DFAT) – Three Pacific Island countries using integrated approaches to health delivery for women, new-borns, children and adolescents will benefit from a nearly AU$7 million UN Joint Programme announced in New York as part of a meeting of Pacific Foreign Ministers. These countries are Kiribati, Solomon islands and Vanuatu. The Australian Government’s investment in…

Honiara High school hosts cultural day

ONE of the leading high schools in the country has successfully staged its cultural festival on Wednesday. Honiara High School, in central Honiara was the centre of focus for students, parents, friends, and the general public who turned up in numbers to be part of the one day event. About 20 participating cultural groups from…

Yam festival set for 2016

THE dates for the ‘Yam Festival’ which will take place at the southern region of Malaita province is set for 24 – 27 of July 2016. This was revealed by the chairman of the organizing committee and Member of Parliament (MP) for Small Malaita, Rick Hou during the launching of the festival’s logo and theme…