Narasirato promotes local culture abroad

The country’s top panpipes group the Narasirato fortnight ago highlighted the country’s culture through music at the Fuji rock festival in Japan. With their unique cultural style of music, sounds and dancing the group performed at the city of Naeba. Their participation was based on are quest from the Fuji rock festival organising community. The…

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…

PM meets Indonesian president

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Sir Chan supports APS with $30k

Interim president of United Democratic Party (UDP)has handed over a cheque of thirty thousand dollars $30,000 to support the infrastructure development of the Auki Primary School (APS) in Malaita province. The cheque was handed over to the APS deputy headmaster (Primary Division) Mr Raphael Angi’i by representatives from the UDP Billy Kwasaimanu and the UDP’s…

Pacific Islands Forum – Secretary General

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Christian identity

Dear Editor – We claim that we are Christian country but why does those that organizing the Solo Icon encouraged our youths to involve by singing love songs for competitions. Is this what Christian is? Why not hosting any education competitions like creating any songs about high esteem, quiz on subjects been taught to them…

Home razed over sorcery claims

A MAN and his family remain homeless after their home was burnt down over the weekend after being accused of practicing sorcery. The incident occurred after a group of angry men retaliated over claims that Daniel Douglas from Temotu who was residing at Lunga, East Honiara had cast a spell on a female student. The…