Lomo clarifies beacon installations

TWO firms have been awarded the contract to install non-directional beacons in five airports around the country. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation clarified this after the ministry was criticisefor what was described as unfair awarding of contracts. Francis Lomo on Thursday said the beacons are navigational equipment used widely in…

Renbel issues warning to companies

RENBEL provincial secretary (PS) has issued a strong advice to companies operating in the province to pay their license fees to the provincial treasurer or the PS and not anyone else. The advice came following claims some logging companies paying up their fees to the deputy provincial secretary. Yesterday the provincial secretary BaiabePeseika said that’s…

Rural farmers commend MAL

Local rural farmers’ who took part in the field day held at Dala South Community, West Kwara’ae, Malaita province on Wednesday has commended the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) for the initiative. The field day was an opportunity for farmers in the central region of the province to come together at the venue to…

APSD reopens

The Asia Pacific Sustainable Development (APSD) rural training centre(RTC) based at Gwaigeo near Fiu village, West Kwara’ae, Malaita province has reopened itsdoors after suspending classes for two years. Former premier of Malaita province and the principal of the centre Reuben Moli in an interview with Solomon Star at the Centre on Thursday said the centre…