More ECE closes academic year

VARIOUS Early Childhood Education (ECE) centres within Honiara and Guadalcanal have closed the 2015 academic year with prize presentations and feasting yesterday. A visit within the Honiara town boundary has seen many kindergarten students and their teachers who ended the year’s program with joy. Some of the Schools that had their closing ceremonies yesterday were,…

Craig David in town

INTERNATIONAL multi-platinum artist and United Kingdom R&B Sensation Craig David has arrived in Honiara yesterday ahead of the grand opening of the Coral Sea Resort and Casino this weekend. The Solomon Star understands that, he will be the headline on both launch events performing his world-re-owned TS5 show. On arrival at the Henderson terminal, he…

New HIV Cases

Three more cases recorded this year, official total now stands at 28 SOLOMON ISLANDS has officially recorded three new HIV cases this year, one female and two males. The three new cases of HIV was announced  by the under secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services,  Dr Chris Becha during the launching of…

PM vows head-on clash with Opposition

PRIME MINISTER Manasseh Sogavare has vowed to clash head-on with the parliamentary opposition on the floor of parliament. Prime Minister Sogavare says he is reserving his counter response to all the allegations the parliamentary opposition group have levelled against him until parliament resumes its meeting this week. In an exclusive interview with Solomon Star, Mr…

Search for robbers is on

Search for the three armed men with ski-masks who took off with more than $200,000 after raiding BSP bank Auki intensifies whilst lead behind their escape route is made known. A police source said the masked men made their way into the bush after their getaway car tyre punctured. They were last seen at Gwouno’a…

Makira calls for infrastructure investment

PEOPLE of Makira/Ulawa province are in desperate need for development in their province, in terms of infrastructure requirements. This was made known to the Solomon Star by community elders within the Star Habour region of Makira, in an interview a fortnight ago. In was understood that, the biggest infrastructure need for the people of Makira…

SIM cards giveaway on arrival

VISITORS arriving in the country were being welcomed with a free SIM card gift from Bmobile-Vodafone company upon arrival at the Henderson terminal. This is part of the company’s promotion as the biggest network provider in the capital, Honiara. The Solomon Star understands that, the promotion has started since the middle of last month. “From…

Auki BSP resumes services

Malaita’s Bank South Pacific in Auki resumes business yesterday after the robbery on 27 November in which three armed men wearing ski-masks raided the teller’s bench and took off with more than $200,000. The robbery which happened 11:25am forced the bank to close its doors for the rest of the day with only ATM machine…