Nihopara condemns vandalism of WWII plaque

PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara on Monday denounced the vandalisation of a plaque at the United States Bloody Ridge World War II Monument. “This type of behaviour must be condemned by every Solomon Islander in the strongest terms.  “It is unfortunate and rather very disrespectful act by someone with…

NOCSI VP to Vila

The vice president of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOSCI) Nihal Senevirantne will leave for Vanuatu this afternoon to attend the chef de mission meeting for the 2017 Mini Games.  The meeting is set for Port Villa, Vanuatu on the 17th and 18th of August 2017. Seneviratne said the chef de mission meeting…

Bred Bank slowly progressing

Bred Bank will slowly expand its services throughout the country as things continue to progress, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Owen Thomson assured. Speaking to the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview, CEO said they will see how things progress as they have just open up their banking business last Friday. He says that option to…

Youths realise potential after training

A number of young people who live in informal settlements around Honiara city learned ways to become active peace builders during a peace-building workshop last week. The training was part of a collaborative effort between the United Nations Peace Building Fund (UN PBF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations (UN) Woman and…