Bmobile/Vodafone on expansion mode

BMOBILE/VODAFONE is currently engaging in its expansion mode, where yesterday it officially launched its first ever phone booth in Honiara. This was revealed by the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Niall Downey in an interview with members of the media on Tuesday. “We have just finished our project and we are the largest network provider…

$8.9M grant

…After three years Malaita finally receives provincial grant MALAITA province is now qualified to receive its SBD$8.9million grant under the Provincial Government Strengthening Program this year. This was confirmed by the Malaita provincial Premier Peter Chanel Ramohia in an interview on Monday. Mr Ramohia who could not hide his excitement after receiving the news said,…

Billion dollar scheme poised corrupt

THE GOVERNMENT’S multi-billion dollar housing scheme had come under public criticism. Many members of the public have contacted Solomon Star by telephone voicing strong opposition and doubts about the credibility of the proposed scheme. Last week the Parliamentary Opposition Leader Jeremiah Manele also strongly lashed out against  the proposed scheme describing it as another fraudulent…

Sore: Moves to deregister FSII an option

Special Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Rence Sore says the move to de-register the popular face book group known as Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) is just an option because of its political involvement. Speaking to the Solomon Star on Monday Mr Sore said, FSII should remain neutral in their role, not political involvement. “Their…

Saelea: MOU paves the way for development

THE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which was signed by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL), with the Western Provincial Assembly was branded as a way forward for the development of the province. On Monday, the Western provincial government and MAL have signed a deal for oil palm plantation development in the province. Speaking in…