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LCC has powers to probe unexplained wealth: Kalu PUBLIC servants possessing unexplained wealth that are far beyond their incomes can be reported to the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) for proper investigation. LCC chairman Solomon Kalu clarified this in the wake of claims certain public servants are enriching themselves through dishonest allocations of government contracts. “The…

PNG TRIUMPHANT

Solomon Islands has failed to qualify for the grand finals of the OFC Nations Cup after being edged by host Papua New Guinea (PNG) 2-1 last night at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. It was an equally fought match which saw both teams ended the first half with a 1-1 draw. PNG…

Students safe

But they wanted to return home SOLOMON Islands students studying at University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) were evacuated from the university campus on Wednesday to a hotel after police opened fire on protesting students. And they told the Solomon Star although none of them took part in the protest or was injured in the…

Women learn piggery management

MEMBERS of the Rokotanikeni women association of Kiu and Uhu in South Malaita have undergone a training on small piggery management. The training was facilitated by Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) poultry and livestock technician Peter Haio last week. This was part of Rokotanikeni women Association together with kastom Gaden Association (KGA) to improve piggery farmers’…

Lad to Buckingham for award

NOLAN Salmon Parairua will travel to Buckingham Palace in England next Wednesday to receive an award from the Queen for his leadership role. Parairua, 26 years, is among eight Pacific Islanders who will receive the awards. They are among 60 young people from around the Commonwealth to receive a Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The winners…