Air Nauru to expand service to central Pacific

GOLD COAST, (ISLANDS BUSINESS) – Nauru’s national carrier will look at expanding into the Central Pacific. The small operator has expanded services since 2005 and now operates five aircraft on a number of routes. Geoff Bowmaker, CEO of Air Nauru, said the airline had extended services in the region and would conduct further studies before…

MP focuses water, sanitation

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Pele Constituency and Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Dudley Kopu say he is looking forward at addressing the essential services for his people especially in the area of water supply and sanitation. Speaking to the people on Reef Islands last week at the launching of three water supply projects…

MP lauds donors

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Pele, Dudley Kopu has acknowledged donors that help him to complete the three water supply projects that was launched last week. The three water supply projects were launched at separate locations in the Temotu Pele constituency. “Many people around the world strive for water but we are lucky the…

Visale parish prepares for silver jubilee

THE Visale Catholic mother church will be celebrating its 50th silver Jubilee next month. According to Solomon Star northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki, the programme will start on June 3rd and finishes 5th. “Preparation for the programme is underway and hopefully things will get ready in the next few days before the event takes place,”…

AOG superintendent visits South Korea

SOLOMON Islands Christians need to strengthen their prayer lives and make strong commitment to God every day. Assemblies of God (AOG) Solomon Islands superintendent, Reverend John Subu highlighted this after he returned from Asia Pacific AOG Fellowship in Seoul, Korea from May 10-11 2016. He was joined by other superintendents from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…

Women equip with new knowledge

LAST week two of our young women advocates were part of an international conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 16-19 May. Here young advocate Natasha Eddie shares her experience about the conference. A year ago while Natasha was in University of the South pacific in Fiji studying law and journalism, she found out about this link…

Malaitans rise to support province

THERE was a call by the Premier of Malaita to all Malaitans a week ago through the National Malaita Forum on Facebook to come forth support and initiative to build a Malaita Provincial Assembly Chamber in Auki. The chamber symbolises Malaita unity for all the 5 regions in Malaita, through their elected provincial representatives, said…

Sikua on Giant African snail control

Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Dr Derek Sikua has cautioned parliament over the increasing population of Giant African Snail along the Guadalcanal plains. Speaking in parliament on Monday the Leader of the Independent Group warned the house that government must seriously do something to contain the rapid spread of this unwanted pests,…