SIRUF lay out its programs for the season

After some times of waiting the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in collaboration with its member union associations, its sponsorship partners and other stakeholders will officially kick start its programs and activities for the season this week. The SIRUF calendar of events for this year (2016) is quite comprehensive which indicated that this year…

Give Yow a chance

Dear Editor – The world is changing in technology and in order to change we have to spend some millions of dollars to feel the change and betterment. To my personal view, what SIPA boss does is just the beginning of the ”Change and Betterment’. Let’s sit and watch. This reform can’t affect us from…

Hefty bonuses

Dear Editor – I write purposely to clarify to your readers’ the payment received by SIPA Board members. There are obvious incorrect information carried in articles ‘Hefty bonues revealed’ and ‘PS clarifies, admits hefty SIPA payment’ published in the Solomon Star issue No. 6139 and Sunday Star 2oth March respectively. As permanent secretary responsible for…

Union-Ports saga deepens

Works’ Union of Solomon Islands (WUSI) has issued a notice of request to the International Transport Federation (ITF) for an international ban on shipping services to Solomon Islands. This comes as the ongoing dispute between the parties continues. WUSI general secretary Tony Kagovai yesterday confirmed to this paper that a letter has been sent to…

Auki market vendors now get the concepts right

THE Auki Market Vendors Association has benefitted greatly from a successful training completed on Wednesday last week. Twenty five people attended the training which aimed to give fair knowledge about selling of products, budgeting and saving concepts. The training was conducted by BSB, Auki branch manager and UN Coordination Analyst Sarah Nihopara. The market business…

‘SIPA saga tricky for PM’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare is reportedly under pressure as the planned intervention into Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) saga faces political contrast. Major companies, Soltuna and GPPOL including Solrice and other big businesses have called for immediate government intervention on the SIPA ongoing reforms which is irking businesses and people. Insiders revealed the private business…