20 students enrolled at Kwaibala centre

A TOTAL of 20 students have enrolled by registering their names starting Monday this week at the newly built  Academic Learning Center at kwabala,Auki  Malaita Province. The enrollment began on Monday and was closed on Friday. Speaking to this paper, Director of the Academic center, John Ulasi said the students have enrolled for training in…

Korean group on fact-finding mission

A Korean consultancy group has spent the past few days in the country on a fact-finding mission to set up businesses here. The three member delegation came on behalf of potential investors who are interested in setting up businesses here. They met with senior Government officials earlier this week. The group consists of business executives…

Academic seminar set for this weekend

AN INTERACTIVE seminar bringing together all local students and academics studying and working at the University of the South Pacific (USP), Laucala campus in Suva, Fiji is set for this weekend. It was a new initiative by the current Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) executive, led by president, Anthony Maelasi. Its called, FARAILA in a…

‘Repair Marubo bridge’

WOMEN from the Savulei ward in West Guadalcanal are calling on the responsible authorities to repair their bridge that broke down last month. The group made the call last week after going through difficulties in transporting their market produces to Honiara market. A spokeswoman for the group said, that they want to call upon their…

Visa on arrival to ‘boost tourism’ in PNG

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – Visa on arrival for Australian tourists should be ready by October and the paper work is still in its policy stages, Papua New Guinea National Planning Minister Charles Abel has announced. Speaking also as the acting Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Abel said that the Government have supported a major…

Dry spell affects palm

NEWLY re-planted palm oil at the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) in North Guadalcanal area are being reportedly dying due to lack of rain. The current dry season being experienced in parts of the country including Honiara for nearly a month now has affected the plants. A GPPOL resident told the Solomon Star this…

Malaita projects set to roll out this month

WORK on major infrastructure projects in Malaita province will begin this month following the recent formalisation of contracts between relevant Government Ministries and Contractors. These projects include the Auki Road Sealing project, Fiu Bridge Emergency works, Busurata-Okwala Road rehabilitation and Emergency Works on the North Road while scoping work for major rehabilitation for North Road,…

Hakatingisa’a: Well done Sasako

Out spoken Rennell landowner Pautangata Hakatingisa’a commends the series of investigative report produced by Alfred Sasako to expose Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) in the media. Speaking to this paper yesterday Hakatingisa’a applauded the reports by stating Renbell people owes him so much in his efforts to put things right under the laws of this…