Lauru land conference held

A THREE days land conference was held last weekin the mid-remote village of Ogho in Varisi ward of North West Choiseul. The event which was held from the 5th to the 8th October was attended by more than one hundred delegates. This is the thirty forth (34) conference of the Lauru Land Conference of Tribal…

Miss Solomon Islands pageant launched

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Parliament meets this week

Parliament will convene for its third meeting this Thursday. This is the 3rd meeting of the tenth Parliament. National Parliament of Solomon Islands has confirmed the meeting date after receiving a copy of the notice to the Governor General from the Prime Ministers Office. In its previous meeting in April, Parliament has passed 2 Bills.…

Malaita next Premiers meet host

MALAITA Province will host the next Premiers conference in 2017. Malaita Premier, Peter Channel Ramohia said the province welcomes the announcement and is very pleased and enthusiastic to host the prestigious conference. “All other provinces have had their turn and we are so grateful for the co-hosts of the recent premier’s conference, Honiara City Council…

Cemetery to be fenced

HONIARA City Council will be constructing a security fence around the land boundary of Kola Ridge national cemetery. Clerk to Honiara City council, Charles Kelly said, the plan to erect security fencing around the cemetery compound had been on the council’s drawing board for some time. He said, construction will start when money is available…

SINTA’s action plan for 2015 -2018

THE Solomon Islands National Teachers’ Association (SINTA) has completed its first action plan draft for 2015-2018 last week. A statement from the association yesterday said, the action plan took SINTA officers three days to draft the plan. “This action plan will be implemented so that the office will be working accordingly,” the statement added. “The…

SOEH, new lecture theatre soon

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) and its School of Education and Humanity at Panatina Campus will soon have its own lecture theatre which will be an icon building for the university.  The School of Education and Humanity purposely need this new complex building to meet higher demand of the rising number of students in…

Christafari ticket sales on

TICKETS for the Christafari concerts this month is now on sale in various churches within Honiara starting yesterday. This was confirmed to the Solomon Star by local tour promoter, Moses Maearia. “Tickets for the concerts is out of this weekend and available in churches by Sunday (yesterday) morning. “We are giving priority to people and…

A vow to act

Auga: DCC vows to act on communiqués Minister for Provincial Government and Institution Strengthening (MPGIS), Augustine Auga has assured Provincial Premiers at the closing of the 8th Premiers Conference that the national government is serious looking into the past and current communiqués. Formal discussions to the conference completed last week Friday with official closing at…

Youth sustains broken leg in car accident

A YOUTH had sustained a broken leg in a car accident in Honiara, Thursday this week. Honiara police said they were unable to verify the accident since it was not reported to them on time. However, Solomon star understand, the accident happened when a parked taxi car accidentally rolled downhill from the ridge above Lawson…