Makirans welcome new leader

VOTERS within Kira Kira Township, the capital of Makira/Ulawa province have welcomed their new premier, Stanley Siapu. Mr Siapu was elected premier at Tuesday’s election held at the provincial capital Kira Kira. He is expected to form the new executive provincial government following his election. Reporting to Solomon Star, Kira Kira resident Simon Waki said…

Makira assembly elects new premier

Makira Provincial Government has a new Premier. He is Stanley Siapu, the provincial member for ward 15, Santa Ana Island. Mr Siapu was elected yesterday, 12th January 2016. Siapu won his only rival Peter Baewai with 12 votes to 8 in the 20 member assembly. The new provincial assembly also elected Reginald Nunu as the…

Japan releases half a million to Vavalu

THE government of Japan through its embassy in the country yesterday released an assistance of $520,000 to Vavalu Primary school in central Guadalcanal. The signing to avail funds for the project was held at the embassy. Chairman of the school Solomon Rata said that it was the first time for the school to receive such…

Thank you unsung heroes

Dear Editor – Monday evening, I went to our national domestic port to wait for my wantoks. While waiting I noticed a vehicle driving recklessly through the not so crowded domestic port road, thank heavens not a lot of people were there. The reckless driver almost hit a car, screeched to a halt and then…

Relocation of the Central Market

Dear Editor – HONIARA City Council should now seriously consider relocating Honiara’s central market to another location. This is for the simple reason the current location is now small and can no longer accommodate any expansion plans. By relocating the market, the council can use the existing site for other development purposes. The market is…

Demanding & compensation, a curse

Those who demand and Receive Compensation bring upon themselves a curse. Demanding and Receiving compensation is an Evil Crafty Scheme hatched by Satan himself, to undermine the power of and truth about forgiveness by the blood of Christ, which was shed for us on Calvary. Heathens and unbelievers require the blood of animals such as…

Awarding of contracts needs reviewing

Dear Editor – Thank you for allowing me space to express my concern regarding the awarding of contracts by the Ministry of Aviation. This ministry has long been associated with the un-procedural awarding of contracts to the ‘who you know’. I would like to bring to the attention of authorities this issue because millions of…

Are we moving or not?

Dear Editor – The years are climbing slowly but firmly. We only realize the years are slipping away when the other ends. I am saying this because our beautiful Solomon Islands is still facing the same problems we faced many years back. Why can’t we address old problems and prepare to face new ones? Facing…

Thank you Island Enterprise

Dear Editor – Thank you Island Enterprises for the full page calendar in the Solomon Star last Friday. We the ordinary people do not get many things like that. Will you be publishing any more calendar soon as many of my friends and family want them, we did not expect it.   J.R. WilliamsHoniara