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…

SSEC women celebrate big day

The South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) women’s fellowship from the central church in Honiara celebrated their 50 years of golden jubilee over the weekend. The women’s fellowship coordinator Ms Rachel Hou said, the event was an important one for the women to remember the key founders (women) who began the ministry in the Church way…

Pray for One another

Welcome to our ongoing discussion on the ‘One another’ series in the New Testament.This week we will look at the twelve of the ‘one another’ sayings and that is to “pray for one another” (James 5:16). I believe that you have been blessed and encouraged by what we have already looked at in this series.…

Bauxite mining awareness in Rendova

Bintang Borneo Mining company from Indonesia and officials from the Ministry of Mines and Energy are conducting awareness onBauxite mining around Rendova Island in Western Province this week. They are currently in Munda to conduct the mining awareness. Speaking to the Solomon Star in Munda over the weekend an officer from the ministry who wanted…