Tambalivu celebrates feast day

Tambalivu church of Visale parish in northwest Guadalcanal celebrated feast day of the holy name of Mary last Friday. The celebration of the holy name of Mary was held annually every year. More than 500 people from surrounding communities of Visale attended the program. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said Visale parish priest…

RSIPF assist Nauru officers with training

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF)yesterday welcomed six police officers from Nauru to participate in a public order management (POM) training program. Commissioner Frank Prendergast was at hand to welcome the officers who are now in the country. The POM training program is facilitated by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Academy through its Officer…

More finance infor released

The caretaker minister for finance and treasury, Rick Hou, has over the past weeks, provided an unprecedented level of information relating to public finances to the public, as part of the release of the first ever Mid-Year Budget Review. “This is a dawning of a new era in public financial management, and I am delighted…

Govt budget under-spent: Hou

Caretaker Finance and Treasury Minister, Rick Hou has said the national government has under-spent the 2014 Budget during the first six months of the year. Mr Hou said the consolidated expenses for the first half of 2014 was 1,621-point-8 million dollars while the revised pro-rata 2014 budget estimate for the same period was 1,861-point-8 million…

Metal buyer in Auki

Alpha Pacific Trading, the buyers of non- ferrous metal in Honiara is now operating in Auki, Malaita province doing its job of buying metals. The company through the help of a 45 year old man James Waki established a branch in Auki. In an interview on Tuesday, Mr Waki revealed that the aim of extending…

Palm Drive school hosts science fair

A DISPLAY of various creative and innovative science related ideas and experiments were highlighted at yesterday’s science fair day organised by Palm Drive Adventist International school. About 140 students from grades one to six took part in the annual event held at the Maranatha conference centre, Burns Creek, East of Honiara. The fair day was…