ALMOST DONE!

The iconic ‘Boat of Friendship’ stadium funded by the Peoples’ Republic of China is just about complete as Honiara gears up to host the Pacific Games later this year SOLOMON Islands iconic new state-of-the-art stadium symbolising the ‘boat of friendship’ between Solomon Islands and the Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC) is 80 percent complete. This…

MV Vatud Star runs aground

THE Marine Vessel (MV) owned by the Vatud Constituency in Temotu Province, MV Vatud Star, has run aground yesterday at the Kukum Prince Philip Highway coastline in Honiara. This occurred around 1 pm yesterday as Cyclone Judy caused strong winds and rough seas continued to batter Honiara. Solomon Star was unable to establish why the…

SI poised for economic growth in 2023

AFTER three consecutive years of negative economic growth, Solomon Islands economy will return to growth this year. This is according to the World Bank’s inaugural Pacific Economic Update, a comprehensive assessment and forward-projection of 11 Pacific Island country economies, launched yesterday in Suva, Fiji. It said the return of Solomon Islands to economic growth in…

SI, Vanuatu renew ‘acquaintances’

SOLOMON Islands and the Republic of Vanuatu have renewed ‘acquaintances with each other,’ a statement from the Prime Minister’s Press Secretariat said. Prime Ministers Manasseh Sogavare and Ishmael Kalsakau deliberated on the above and other issues of mutual concern and interest between their two countries at the margins of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Special…

‘A POLITICAL SIN’

Temotu MPA Mali labels the Temotu Provincial Executive members’ travel to Honiara as “a sin against Temotu people TRAVEL to Honiara by the Executive members of the Temotu Provincial Government is a “sin against the people of Temotu Province”, according to clergyman and MPA for Nangu Ward, Philip Mali. “I have served 20 years in…