Unscrewed scale, a concern

Some fish vendors at the Honiara Central Market continues to use unscrewed scales to weigh fish robbing customers of the little money they have. This was seen last weekend at the market when one of the Honiara City Council officers was alerted about a fish vendor cheating incident of fish scaling, which was later confiscated…

Kakabona SDA church praise & give

KAKABONA Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) hive Church located in the West side of the city over the weekend successfully organised ‘a praise and give’ to help raise funds to support its Church building. As part of supporting the Church a series of freewill offerings were collected in a number of SDA Churches located in the…

Regional fuel prices increasing again

Suva, Fiji – For the past ten months, Pacific Island countries and territories have enjoyed falling petroleum prices but there are indications that the region should prepare for rising fuel prices. Assessments by Economic Development Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) show that between July 2014 and May 2015, annual savings for…

Weekend camping ends in style

A week-end camp out that took place at St. Mary Tanagai Parish has ended in style last Sunday. The event that started Friday last week was concluded with a morning procession from the Kovuare area to the Parish grounds, an open Mass service, feasting and outdoor activities. Youth groups from White River right down to…

Service – Its Proper place

Welcome to our continuing discussion on this important subject of “Worship.” In the past few weeks we looked at why worship is important and the various aspects we need to know to enrich our worship of God. This week we will look at another important aspect of worship and that is “Service – Its Proper…

Public demand explanation on road work

Members of the general public of Honiara City are demanding the road repair contractors to reveal their qualifications to carry out road works, and also contractors must explain to the people why their pot holes’ patching job cannot even last for a month. Speaking to this paper, Alfred Leka a commuter who always travels by…

Ground breaking for new Auki tourism office

Construction of a new provincial tourism office for Malaita province in Auki will kick off soon following the official ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Culture and Tourism (MCT) Bartholomew Parapola and the Malaita Provincial Deputy Premier Alick Maeaba. Mr Parapola is currently leading a high level delegation…

Modern highway commence soon

THE construction of modern highway road will commence soon following the signing of an exchange of note between the government of Japan and Solomon Islands at the Prime Minister and Cabinet conference room yesterday. Called ‘Upgrading of Kukum Highway’ it was signed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Japanese Chard d’ Affairs His Excellency Kenichi Kimiya…