Visale men to mark St Joseph day

VISALE Parish men’s group is looking forward to mark Saint Joseph the worker’s day next month. The group consisted of 25 men who are members of Visale parish men’s mission. West Guadalcanal stringer John Toki said the group held their second meeting on Sunday to plan their first program for this year. Toki said, Visale…

Visale Parish celebrates Divine Mercy

VISALE Parish station on Sunday celebrates the Feast of Divine Mercy with more than 300 Catholic members attending the ceremony. West Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the sermon was conducted by Fr. Nickson Sade. “Fr. Sade explained to the congregation why Divine Mercy is important to Christians and its importance to receive Holy…

Youth week of prayer ends successfully

AFASU Seventh Day Adventist Church in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province has completed its week-long youth week of prayer over the weekend. The prayer meeting featured sermons, songs of praise and health talks. A members of the Church said, other members from other denominations also attended the prayer event. He said, most of those attended were…

Scripture Union students camp out

MORE than one hundred Scripture Union (SU) students from secondary schools in Honiara are currently on a weeklong camp at Balasuna COC Bible Training School, North Central Guadalcanal starting yesterday. The program is being organised by Scripture Union for its students to have their time out with Bible sessions and educational talks from other organisations…

Surviving Disappointment

Disappointment is inevitable. That is because life can never consistently live up to our expectations.  I have a friend who involved in church ministry for many years. However, one day without knowing what his wife had in mind, he took his boys for a fishing trip and the wife decided to stay and do some…

Our economy to grow

The Solomon Islands economy is projected to grow by 3.5 percent over the medium term. That’s according to the East Asia Pacific Economic Update released by the World Bank on Monday. The report highlighted that direct investment, the resumption of mining activities investments in fishing processing plants and information technology will boost growth for the…

Momis wants to re-open Panguna mine

BUKA, (PNG LOOP) – If Bougainville’s caretaker president John Momis is re-elected in next month’s elections his government will immediately begin discussions on re-opening the Panguna mine. The huge mine was the catalyst for the civil war that engulfed the Papua New Guinea autonomous region for much of the 1990s. Momis says a resumption of…

Support for staged limited rearmament

A community leader in Honiara supports the decision of the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) to approve a staged limited rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). Pastor David Komasi of the Assembly of God Gateway Church in the Alligator Creek community, East Honiara expressed his support for the limited rearmament during community consultations…