Easter road race this Saturday

Athletics Solomon Easter Road Race, branded as Credit Corp/ LKP Easter Road Race challenge is set to be staged this Saturday for interested athletes in and around Honiara. Junior Robert Anisi of the Athletics Solomon confirmed this to Star Sports yesterday. “Athletics Solomon will host the Credit Corp/ LKP Easter Road Race challenge this Saturday,’’…

Students raised FJD$4k for cyclone victims

LOCAL students studying in various universities in Fiji have raised a total of FJD$4,805.00 equivalent to SBD$18,099.23 towards the victims of the recent tropical cyclone Winston. This was made known to the Solomon Star by the President of the Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) at USP, Laucala campus. Richard Hou said the money raised was…

Ship wrecks yet to be returned

THE old wreckage from a sunken ship in the Malaita outer islands are yet to be returned to Dr Reginald Aipia, sources revealed. Speaking to the Solomon Star one of the local scuba divers who helped to salvage the suspected mineral objects from the sunken ship said their boss (Aipia) is still waiting to receive…

Opposition questions Guam FOPA selection

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group is concerned that nepotism has influenced the list of cultural groups that will represent Solomon Islands in this year’s Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Opposition said they have received complaints from various cultural groups that they have been misled by the Culture &…

MMF backs SIPA reform

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has commended the efforts made by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Collin Yow of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) to put in place new reforms that will generate more revenue for the country. This was revealed in the MMF final reports of their research conducted to unveil the financial status of the…

Heads of Missions consultations

A four day national consultation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) for its Heads of Missions and other relevant stakeholders will begin on Tuesday 29th March. The consultation will see all of the Country’s Heads of Missions from New York, Havana, Brussels, Geneva, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Canberra, Suva, Wellington, Jakarta and…

Our Telekom supports PNG team

The Solomon Islands largest Telecommunication Company, Our Telekom has donated 40 sim cards with $20 credits and 100 megabytes of data to the Papua New Guinea national football team currently in Honiara. Our Telekom Sales Manager Barbara Kiere delivered the sim cards to the team’s head coach Flemming Serritslev in a brief hand over at…