SIG to amend laws to allow dual citizenship

The Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has told a visiting South Korean business executive, Young Ju Park, that his Democratic Coalition for Change Government will amend the country’s citizenship laws to allow dual citizenships. Mr Ju Park is Solomon Islands Honorary Consul to South Korea. Mr Sogavare said people from other countries with Solomon Islands connections…

Fiu Resource Owners commend gov’t, stakeholders

RESOURCE owners of the multi-million dollar Fiu hydro power project on Malaita have commended the National Government, donors and stakeholders for their support and commitment to develop and implement Fiu Hydro Project on Malaita Province. Fiu Hydro Resource Owners Alfred Gegeo thanked the Asian Development Bank, the Malaita Provincial Government, Solomon Power and other stake…

J Boog tour here set

SAMOAN/AMERICAN RNB and Reggae superstar, J Boog is set to tour Solomon Islands next month. Organizers, the Heritage Park Hotel announced the arrival to the excitement of local reggae fans. He will be performing at the Heritage Park Hotel car park on the 17th of February. J  Boog  (born  Jerry  Afemata,  Long  Beach,  California)  is …

Farmers urged to sell best products

FARMERS are reminded to sell their best selected produce at the markets. A woman wanted to be known as Florence said farmers need to ensure they select best produces from their gardens for the markets. “I am making this reminder because on two occasions, I was a victim of selling of bad products at the…

It’s all in how we see God

Welcome to our discussion on this statement ‘Until we know God as he is, we’ll never become all that he created us to be.’ It is very important that from time to time we need to have our spiritual eyes examined so that they can refocus and gain a wider, clearer perspective on God as…

Visale gears up for 150th Jubilee

THE Visale Catholic Mission Church in Northwest Guadalcanal has set up a task force committee to lead in preparations for the mission station’s 150th Jubilee this year. Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki said the committee met last Saturday to talk about preparation for the event. “They looked at the budget, activities to be…

Steady growth in Fiji economy

THE Fijian economy is at its peak with a low expectancy of a downturn in the next few years. Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya said the country experienced a fantastic growth over the past few years. “The economy has been having a slow steady growth and there is not going to be…

PM Sogavare celebrates 61st birthday

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare celebrated his 61st birthday with his wife Madam Emmy and their children Brandt, Shannon and Marydel and other family members in a private function at the Taiwanese Fusion Restaurant in Honiara on Monday. Marking the event with the Sogavares were the Minister for Police, National Security and Correction Services Hon Stanley…

Robbers panic

Give away crucial lead Robbers have escaped with undisclosed box of money after grabbing the box from two Asian businessmen outside the Bank South Pacific office in Central Honiara yesterday morning. But they left a crucial lead for police. One of the men believed to have involved in the robbery failed to make it in…