DCGA to focus on export sector 

AS part of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) redirection policy it will focus on developing the export sector. A statement issued by the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said this plan will be achieved by investing heavily in the primary industries and downstream processing. “This includes providing price and support subsidies to the main…

NO APPROVALS

‘Tubi logs under Forestry tight surveillance’    Forestry officers who manned the controversial Tubi logs on San Jorge Islands say that they have not received any directive from the headquarters to facilitate the export of the logs by Malaysian logging company Sunrise Investment Ltd. That’s according to reliable sources within the Ministry of Forestry and…

NEW DEAL

NPF ‘Negotiating’ new management deal for Tavanipupu Resort   THE Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) is believed to be considering new management for its Tavanipupu Island Resort (TIR), sources close to the Fund’s Management have revealed. The Fund’s Investment Committee is believed to be discussing the matter before it makes its recommendation to the…

KOSSA up one spot

KOSSA FC moved a spot up the Telekom S-league (TSL) after thrashing Malaita Kingz FC 7-1 at Lawson Tama, Wednesday. It was anticipated to be an equally fought match however KOSSA proved too strong for the young Kingz side. KOSSA led the first half with a comfortable 4-1 lead before extending their lead with another…

FAREWELL TO A GREAT MAN

PM pays final tribute to late Sir Paul Tovua PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Tuesday has paid his final respects to the late Sir Paul Tovua. The Prime Minister and his wife Madam Sogavare paid their final respects as the body of the late Sir Paul Tovua Lay-in-State at the National Parliament Chambers, a statement issued…

Bad weather closes schools

SOME schools in Honiara have been forced to close their doors due to the continuing inclement weather. The Solomon Star was told that some schools postponed classes as of Tuesday. One parent said he had received a text message from the administration of the school his children are attending that classes would be postponed until…