A HOME-GROWN SCAM EMERGES

A home-grown scam, defrauding its members of millions of dollars and promising trillions in return, has emerged in Honiara, prompting the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to disassociate itself from the scheme. At the same time, ADB, the regional banking institution, has warned unsuspecting members of the public to avoid investing in the scam. “It has…

PS Mae: youths need to play roles in SSEC leadership

Youths attending the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) Northern Region Youth Convention in Malaita Province were told that they are needed in the church’s leadership roles during this 21st century. Guest of honor at the convention, the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Traditional Governance, Peace, and Ecclesiastical Affairs Peter Mae told over 3000…

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

1000 in-country govt scholarships awarded   SOME 1, 000 lucky students have been awarded this year’s in-country scholarships, the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) has announced. But the result will not be published in the country’s two daily newspapers as has been the practice, Permanent Secretary Franco Rodie told Solomon Star on…

Man dies in a fatal accident at Henderson

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara City are investigating a fatal accident on Saturday morning where a male person in his 20’s was hit and killed at Henderson area. Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Central Police Station, Superintendent John Matamaru said the fatal accident occurred along the highway up to the eastern…