SOSA raises funds, work starts

TWO weeks after raising more than $503,000 to support their old school, work has began on the Selwyn College students’ laundry and toilet facilities. Today, the first batch of materials that will cater for the boys’ three and girls’ two laundries have been transported to the school on West Guadalcanal for work to start on…

SI visa exemption to Israel effective

As of the 29th January 2017, Solomon Islands citizen____s wishing to travel to Israel can now do so under a Visa Exemption Agreement signed between Israel and Solomon Islands in 2012. The Visa Exemption agreement was signed between the Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Home Affairs Manasseh Maelanga and Israel____s Ambassador Michael Ronen in…

Final friendly showdown

National squad takes on All Stars today THE Solomon Islands national men’s football team will play their first friendly match today after weeks of resuming training. They will take on the All Stars team at 3pm at the Lawson Tama Stadium this afternoon. All Stars team is a team comprised of top provincial players selected…

Federal system

Dear Editor – I refer to letters to the editor in view point column Star No.6646 of Friday 14, 2017 on the above subject by Clement Kengava(CK) former MP. I also realized that the he had written on the same subject earlier in Star No.6636 on July 4, 2017 In his second letter to the…

MID: 9 road development projects for 2017

NINE road development projects have been identified by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to start this year. Speaking before the National Sustainable Tourism Investment Forum last week, MID undersecretary (technical) Jimmy Nuake said these nine projects are under the Medium Term Transport Action Plan (MTTAP) 2017 to 2021. MID projects are pivotal in the…

Young Queen Leaders award

Dear Editor – After receiving her recent Young Queen Leaders award, Karrie Jionisi has said she now wants to work on a project to help school dropouts. She told the SIBC that she had started a project called ‘Back to School’ to involve everyone who had dropped out of school to become involved in the…

My apology

Dear Editor – I write to acknowledge the media apologetic presentation and contention posed against my name in the Island Sun paper dated 15th June 2017 was featured only for the interest of media and the reading audience. It was a true misrepresentation of what I stood for in the church and also in the…