Communities, schools in Makira learn about child protection, safeguarding 

Four communities and four schools in Makira Ulawa Province have trained about Child Protection and Safeguarding and Disability Inclusiveness and equality.  The communities were Tadahadi Community, Wango, Manita and Manihuki Community while the schools were Etemarore Primary School, Toroiwango Primary School, Taripara Community High School and Primary School and Manama Primary School,  a statement issued…

MALAITA SHALL NOT BE SOLD! NOT NEGOTIABLE!

I wish to express my view concerning the switch of allegiance to PRC and his stand in Malaita as a Province (state) and a Nation (sovereign people). On the front page of ‘The Island Sun’, Issue 3291, dated Wednesday, 7th August 2019, appears a caption in bold Letters, ‘WE’LL BE SOLD SOON’, then under the…

Protect our young children

PARENTS must take all precautionary measures to protect your children from diarrhoea. This is in light of the rising number of diarrhoea cases being reported over the past weeks. The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) through its surveillance system last week issued an alert notice. So far six young children have died from…

Owner of One Link Pacifica to face court, Wednesday

THE owner of the fast money making scheme, One Link Pacifica, Charles Dora will be appearing on Wednesday at the Honiara Magistrate’s Court. Dora is facing two counts of operating unlicensed banking business under the Financial Institution Act. He was arrested on June 1 this year at his residence in Russell Islands, Central Province and remanded…

‘Emergency, not an excuse for corruption’

CHAIRMAN of the Bills and Legislation Mathew Wale says that disasters and emergencies must not become an excuse for corruption while we want work to be done quickly. His comments came after Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Steven Maesiola get caught up in the COVID-19 emergency to complete important COVID-19…

Six months in jail for phone theft 

A YOUNG man who confesses to stealing a phone that was later returned to its owner has been sentenced to six months in prison, Tuesday. Patterson Faisi, 20, was sentenced on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to one count of simple larceny. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea said Faisi’s action is a selfish kind of…

Police probe death incident in Makira

Kira Kira Police of the Makira Ulawa Provincial Headquarters says its crime investigators are investigating a report that a male student from Nuku Kaisi in the Makirima Area of West Bauro, Central Makira had taken his own life. PPC Peter Sitai says his crime investigators who have been to the scene have yet to find…

VICTIMS REACT

AIPF SI Ltd’s victims to meet CBSI Intelligence Unit today   INDIGENOUS victims of AIPF SI Ltd’s consultancy dealings will meet the Intelligence Unit of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) this morning, sources told Solomon Star last night. Many will be there to express their disappointment that the CBSI, has failed to protect…

DMP making it big globally

SOLOMON Islands renowned boy band ‘Doorman’s Project (DMP) has taken a massive step in their music journey making it top of the World’s largest music online competition – the Djooky Music Awards (DMA). According to band manager and promoter, Victor Lopez, “the boys recently entered as the first Solomon Islands artists into the DMA.” “They…