YOUNG EAGLES’ DEFENDER JOINS U17

  THE Junior Malaita Eagles left-back, Stanford Jacob Waleoi is the latest player the National Under-17 head coach, Stanley Waita and his coaching staff has drafted into the National U17 training squad in preparation for the FIFA World Cup in Peru.     Waleoi’s inclusion was confirmed to Star Sports on Monday after SIFF announced the first…

Ngossi youths making huge difference

NGOSSI  Community Youths (NCY) have taken up the challenge and task to voluntarily clean up the National Referral Hospital on Saturday, as part of their youth development and empowering the vulnerable people in the society. Ngossi Youth Coordinator, Obed Odogari told Solomon Star that NCY strives to create a future where their Youths are able…

TAHERAMO AREA HEALTH CENTRE

Life-Saving Services Heading South By ANDREW FANASIA “Avoidable deaths can only be avoided if we have proper health and medical facilities on the island of Ulawa”. This sentiment was echoed by a lone Registered Nurse, Judith Rose Ahukeni of Taheramo area health clinic on Ulawa Island. Ms Rose was doing her house chores at her…

Customers return bad rice, gets refunds

THREE customers in Auki, Malaita province on Monday demanded the refund of their money from Low Price Enterprise, following an unpleasant discovery of bags of rice sold by the superstore. They were astonished when they opened the bags of rice only to found insects inside the bags.  Solomon Star was made known of the incident, by…

Bechedemer dealers urged to pay licence

THOSE currently harvesting or buying bechedemer in Malaita are urged to pay for their business licence. Caretaker premier Peter Ramohia made the call, Monday. “We’ve learned many bechedemer dealers who got their licences from the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) failed to visit the provincial office in Auki before going out to Ontong…

Caretaker PM to launch DAP Manifesto

CARETAKER Prime Minister Rick Hou will officially launch the Democratic Alliance Party (DAP) Manifesto Tuesday, in Honiara. The program will kick off at 4pm at the Saint Barnabas Hall. The Democratic Alliance Party (DAP) manifesto presents the vision and policies of the Party to the Solomon Islands’ electorate and the population at large for the…

Lata Hospital needs Radiographer

TEMOTUANS have expressed deep concern on why the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) did not quickly deploy a Radiographer to operate the x-ray machine at Lata Hospital. This paper was informed that there is no radiographer at the Lata Hospital, since 2016. Number of patients speaking in an exclusive interview says doctors and…

Drugs ready for distribution

MORE drugs are ready for distribution to hospitals and clinics across the country following their recent arrival and release from the Solomon Islands Ports Authority. This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and Supervising Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, McKinnie Dentana. Dentana said…

Police probe sea robbery

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) are investigating an alleged robbery at sea between Ngella and Guadalcanal, Sunday. It is alleged that the robbery took place around 4:30 pm on 20 January 2019 at sea, and the three suspects escaped in a blue ray boat. RSIPF Assistant Commissioner Provincial, Joseph Manelugu says,…

MUA GOES ON TRIAL

Virivolomo tells court of $10M payment By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN TRIAL into the case of the outgoing MP for Savo/Russell accused of converting $3milion intended to purchase a ship for his constituency in 2013 started yesterday. Mua is standing trial for one count of conversion before Chief Magistrate Emma Garo. So far two witnesses have completed…