Makira police plans awareness

Makira police is proposing an awareness program for communities surrounding the Kirakira station and part of the province. Makira provincial police commander Richard Hane revealed this in an interview, Wednesday. He said his officers will undergo training and awareness program with the communities based on violence, abuse and basic traffic rules for drivers in the…

Police says celebration peaceful in Kira Kira

The recent celebrations marking the Makira/Ulawaprovince’s second appointed has been described as very successful and peaceful. Makira provincial police commander Richard Hane told Solomon Star that the second appointed day celebration was very peaceful with no major disturbances. He said the public that witnessed the event behaved well. “There were no major disturbances, unlawful activities…

Schools warned

Malaita education authority has issued an ultimatum advising all schools operating under its authority to retire reports of how they spent their school grant before the 2014 academic year ends. Principal education officer of the Malaita provincial education authority Richard Hou in an interview with the Solomon Star on Wednesday said the authority is serious…

Our embassy in Jakarta opens

The country’s tenth foreign mission in Indonesia was officially unviwled by Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo yesterday in Jakarta, Speaking at the opening Mr. Lilo said the opening marks an important day in the relationship between Solomon Islands and the Republic of Indonesia. He described the opening very unique as it marked a new and…

Many homes without water

MANY homes and schools in West Honiara are without running water for over five days now. Since late last week, many homes from Rove down to White River have been facing acute water shortage. Speaking to this paper in an interview yesterday an elder from Rifle Range community Peter Tamana said whole of the areain…