360 Discovery back on service

After weeks of suspending its services fast craft 360 Discovery is now back in service after a new engine was replaced. In a statement on Thursday, the management of BLK Investments Co Ltd, owners and operators said the boat is now ready to serve the traveling public. “We would like to inform our good traveling…

Pastor happy to get connected

A pastor of the Revival fellowship Centre of Dala north in West Kwara’ae, Malaita province has acknowledged Our Telekom for the launching of a new mobile tower in the area allowing the villages to get connected to the outside world through their mobiles. During the launching Our Telekom has managed to give out cell phones…

Panel of judges set for BEA 2014

A judging panel of ten high-powered women and men are gearing up for the selection of 17 winners and runner up winners for the second annual Solomon Islands Business Excellence Awards (BEA) starting Monday 11th August 2014. A statement from the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industries (SICCI) said the panel comprised of a…

More companies register with NFP

National Provident Fund (NFP) this year received more applications from newly formed companies to register with them. A spokesperson for the fund revealed this to the Solomon Star in an interview yesterday saying, these companies are both local and overseas. “We have quite a number of companies both local and overseas registering with NPF. He…

Organisation supports widows and orphans

Widows and orphans at Abukwou community in Central Kwara’ae received gifts from a non- government organization called ‘Hearts of Hope Family’. The historic occasion was staged on Wednesday in the province. The Hearts of Hope family organization was founded by Ms Janet Justus Aihari in 2006 in her own home and later in 2010 where…

PNG rejects Fiji Forum claims

RNZI: Papua New Guinea’s Foreign Minister has denied a claim that his government reneged on a commitment to support Fiji’s candidate for the role of Pacific Islands Forum Secretary-General. The claim by the Fiji Sun newspaper followed the selection of PNG’s nominee Meg Taylor to the role at last week’s Forum Leaders summit in Palau.…