[email protected] interns leave for Taiwan

Three interns who have successfully gone through the [email protected] internship program left the country for Taiwan yesterday to undergo further vocational training. Heading for Tai-Chunghua-Nantou Regional branch Institute for a 3 month study program on various fields ranging from, computer applications and networking to Refrigeration and air-conditioning. The interns were handpicked by [email protected] for the…

Islanders against seabed mining

PACIFIC Indigenous peoples have voiced their united stand against any proposed seabed mining. Solomon Islands Dr Samson Viulu who spoke on behalf of the pacific indigenous peoples made it clear before world leaders during the UN General Assembly in New York. He said its important to halt any plans to carryout seabed mining in the…

POB Panatina branch opens next week

WITH the demand for banking services by customers of Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) along with its increasing membership, the bank is expanding its service with the opening of its new branch next week. POB chief executive officer (CEO) Nihal Kekulawala has confirmed that their East Honiara branch will be opening up at Panatina Plaza next…

Council issues license Grand Plaza businesses

HONIARA city council (HCC) has finally started issuing business license to interested business operators within Town Ground Grand Plaza. The Solomon Star was told business licenses have already been issued to more than five interested business occupants. Council when contacted has confirmed issuing business licenses following its environmental health assessment and physical planning inspection of…

Concern over betelnut selling in Auki

CONCERNED residents of Auki, Malaita province are concern with the increasing sells of betel nut in front of Auki market. This came after betel nut vendors have increased in numbers, which nearly covered the main entrance gate to the market. A concerned man speaking on behalf of the Auki residents said that the betel nut…

Munda to host mini-agriculture show next month

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MALS) Munda office will host a mini agriculture show next month in Munda. The mini agriculture show aims to bring together all farmers around Roviana, Rendova, Munda and Noroto showcase their agricultural products. Agriculture officer in Munda Rueben Alepio told the Solomon Star in Munda over the weekend that the…

Holistic approach to climate change issues vital

UNITED Nations’ member states and stakeholders participating in the climate summit in New York has been strongly urged to take  a holistic and appropriate  steps  towards  addressing  climate change issues. Pacific Indigenous Peoples (PIP) made the statement before distinguished chairs, panelists and delegates with one voice for urgent action. Solomon Islands Dr Samson Viulu who…

Peace ministry farewells Tarimae

The Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP) last Friday farewelledtheir Caretaker Minister HypoliteTarimae and five SPC interns. Speaking at the farewell function hosted by ministry at Mendana Hotel, Permanent Secretary (PS) Lennis Rukale thanked the Caretaker Minister Tarimae for his contribution towards the ministry.  “In your four years in Parliament and as a…