Awareness on prohibited marine species

AN awareness program to inform the public on prohibited species under the Fisheries Regulation is being carried at the two markets in Honiara. It is being carried out by the compliance Unit of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) at the Central Market and Fishing Village on Saturdays and Sunday respectively. The intention…

MMF meeting, Sunday

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) is organing a meeting for its members this weekend. A statement from the Forum said , the meeting will be held on this coming Sunday, 30th of August in the Auditorium room, at the National Museum Compound in Point Cruz. A member of MMF Henry Ata said, members of the group…

Who is behind Alfred Sasako?

Dear Editor – Please allow space in your paper on our fact finding mission on this so called veteran journalist who has been obviously written against Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) on a number of occasions in his investigative writings. For several weeks, one Alfred Sasako has made outrageous, sensationalist and unsubstantiated claims against APID…

West Rennell task force

Dear Editor – Allow me space to respond to A. Jones regarding the above article, in Star Issue No.5952 on Thursday 20/08/15. I am sorry for him that he falls short to understand the points that I have raised in my article on 19th /08/2015. In fact my article is basically questioning the formation of…

Activities in aid of disabled

Dear Editor – It was very satisfying to read in your newspaper yesterday, 26 August, that several people with disabilities from communities all around Honiara will participate in a sports ‘Fun Day’ at the Maranatha Hall. What was all the more pleasing was the report that the event was to raise awareness and for the…

Alleged scam: a blessing in disguise

THIS week appears to be setting the stage for a showdown when Parliament meets next month. In many ways, issues that have surfaced are playing into the hands of the Opposition, which could unleash a torrent of salvos come Question Time. For example, SKL and its subsidiaries, a group of company being promoted here as…

CDF: Constituent are in the dark

THERE is great need for openness and transparency in the use of Constituency Development Fund. Why CDF information continued to be left in the dark is a painful reality to people in the rural communities. It is for their sake that this additional layer of service delivery apart from the central and provincial government system…

Our futsal teams into semis

Paramartyr Kingz and Saints FC have has booked their semi-final spots of the second edition of Wantok Futsal Challenge currently took place in Vanuatu. According to Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) reports both local futsal teams have secured their semi-final spots of the competition after day four of the competition. Kingz earned their spot after two…

Farmset supports Ministry

FARMSET Limited has donated 12 pairs of soccer shoes and $7,200 cash to the Ministry of Rural Development on Wednesday at the Farmset office at Ranadi, East Honiara. The donation was purposely to assist the Ministry in preparation for the upcoming Inter- Ministry competitions. Farmset branch manager Lolito Ceredon said, he was so delighted to…