New fisheries centre to open soon

A FISHERY centre build at Tambea in Northwest Guadalcanal will be opened for use. This was confirmed by a contractor Richard Ubua who builds the centre. Speaking to the Solomon Star’s Northwest Guadalcanal stringer, John Toki, Mr Ubua said that the centre will be opened soon in three months time. He added this fisheries centre…

Baegeni leads golden boot race

MALAITA EAGLES striker, Clement Baegeni is currently leading the Golden Boot race of the 2017 Solomon Cup Tournament. Baegeni bagged eight goals from five matches played since the start of the competition. He scored his highest number of goals yesterday, a hat trick against Lauru in the second semi final match. If he continues to…

SPENDING SOARS

GOVERNMENT spending continues to sky-rocket, it____s been disclosed. A close source within the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) revealed to this paper, Thursday. “Government’s expenditure continues to soar beyond the revenues collected, thus suffocating government coffers.” The officer who wants to remain anonymous said revenue collected for this first half of the year is…

CORPSE FOUND IN MATANIKO RIVER

A DEAD unidentified body of a male believed to be in his 30’s was found floating in the Mataniko River, Central Honiara around 3pm yesterday afternoon. The police said the body of Melanesian features was first spotted by two women floating near the river banks close to the clinic. They were shocked with the discovery…

Maranatha Children’s Ministry tours Malaita

The Honiara-based Maranatha Children____s Ministry of the Seventh Day Adventists Church is currently on a week long outreach program to Auki, Malaita province. The children ministry which consisted mainly of children of aged between 11-18 is currently doing their children ministry outreach program helping various communities including a clinic and Kilu’ufi hospital in the province.…

Kilu____ufi hospital thanks kids for visit

Director of the Kilu’ufi Hospital in Auki, Malaita province Dr. Henry Kako has thanked the visiting Maranatha Children____s Ministry for visiting Kilu’ufi hospital. In a statement on Wednesday Dr. Kako thanked the kids for their visit to the sick patients at the wards. He said the visit was welcomed by Kilu’ufi hospital and its staff.…

East road service affected by poor road

DAILY road users in East Malaita are facing unreliable transport service as a portion of the East road deteriorates to its worst condition. The last road repair was completed last year and users complain of having to pay for twice as much for road transportation. Farmers, women and children are the most effected people who…

J-PRISM project here has been successful

The Japanese Technical Cooperation Project for Promotion of Regional Initiative on Solid Waste Management (J-PRISM I) for Solomon Islands has yielded successful results. Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands, H.E Kenichi Kimiya during his remarks at J-PRISM’s first steering committee on Monday said through the continuous efforts and team work with the Ministry of Environment, Honiara…

Pacific fisheries observers safety a concern: WWF

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Concerns have been raised that some countries have not yet implemented the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) requirements, imposed in 2016. This is to provide all regional observers with appropriate technology that will not only save lives but ultimately improve data they submit. The concern was raised by…