Student Sponsorship

Dear Editor – Since lending my support to students who had been given letters to study at Solomon Islands National University (SINU) but had limited financial means to support their semester fees and had requested some form of educational sponsorship to enable them to pursue their studies either at the University or at home, my…

Short bus routes

Dear Editor – I will be very grateful if could allow me a space in your famous paper to comment on the above subject. I am an ordinary citizen residing behind the outskirts of Honiara, and every morning I try my best to get early to my workplace, which is nearly 8km from where I…

Teachers’ condition of service

THE greatest challenge for any new government is how successfully they will address and manage teachers’ condition of service efficiently and effectively. Teachers in Solomon Islands are government public servants who have needs that must be satisfied and feelings that have to be taken into account. School environment is vigorously difficult and the future is…

SIWIBA marks 10th anniversary

THE Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has celebrated its 10th years anniversary yesterday highlighting SIWIBA’s history from where it all begins. The anniversary celebration coincided with SIWIBA monthly Mere market that runs for this whole week, and will end tomorrow. “This anniversary is a milestone for SIWIBA, an honour to share it with…

SIWIBA’s dream into reality

SOLOMON Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) was formed to promote and empower women’s participation as business owners in the private sector. This was SIWIBA’s mission which was established by six inspiring women who recognised the potential of Solomon Islands women’s role in business. “It was an honour to share with everyone the 10 years…

Govt plans to upgrade all provincial airport

Government through the Ministry of Aviation and Communication (MAC) plans to upgrade all provincial airport and terminals. Permanent Secretary (PS) Francis Lomo revealed this yesterday following complaints being raised that some provincial airports terminals are unhygienic. Mr Lomo told the Solomon Star yesterday, DCC government through the Ministry will upgrade all provincial airports and terminals…

Another shipping company operates in Choiseul

THE demand for shipping services in Choiseul Province has seen another private shipping firm operating into the province. Provincial Secretary (PS) of Choiseul Provincial Government, John Tabepuda, last week said, Fairtrade shipping company has been eyed by the provincial government to start servicing the province. “Fairtrade shipping company will be providing services to the province…

Gov’t to upgrade domestic terminal

The Ministry of Aviation and Communication (MAC) plans to install a proper water supply and a standby water pump generator at Henderson domestic terminal as part of upgrading services at the terminal. This was revealed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary (PS) Francis Lomo yesterday. This is to ensure there is continuous supply of water to…

Local musicians featured in promotions

OUR Telekom has been acknowledged for engaging musicians in their current road show promotion in Honiara. The promotion was started off on Monday and will end on 6th March. Yesterday there was live band entertainment by Iron Rock Band normally known as Littol Rasta. Lead vocalist Samuel Tio said, he was thankful for Our Telekom…