Gov’t continues to sort students’ visas

The Solomon Islands Government continues to work on sorting out expired Visas of students studying in the Philippines. This is according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, MP during his weekly National Address. According to the Prime Minister, out of the 161 students that had problems with their Student Visas last week, 73 of them had…

Opportunists demand money for road works 

Opportunists are back on the roads in Malaita Province demanding money for patching affecting areas along the North Road. This came following a heavy downpour felt in the province lately.   Transport providers along the North Road told Solomon Star Auki that they hardly make a profit from their daily runs because of the high demand…

Kuper: strict regulation in place 

THE Camp Management Sector Management assures the country that the camp team will always do what it has mandated to do to contain any possible Covid-19 cases in the country.  The sentiment was echoed by the  Camp Management Sector Management Chair Karl Kuper in his response to a question asked during the weekly radio talk-back…

RSIPF assures residence of their safety

Residents living in and around the location of the fatal bomb blast on Sunday night at Tasahe in West Honiara have been assured that they are safe to continue with their normal activities. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) issued the assurance in a statement yesterday. The residence of the Tasahe area in West…

Students rubbish report

  THE Solomon Islands Philippines Student Association (SIPSA) executive says the media report about students’ behaviour in the Philippines is not factual and they want the public to know the truth. A SIPSA spokesperson told the Solomon Star from the Philippines via email last night. A SIPSA spokesperson said that moving to the hotels doesn’t…

TWO MORE COVID CASES

TWO additional COVID cases involving local students studying in the Philippines have been confirmed. This now brings the total to 14 students who have now contracted the virus. This was announced by Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare yesterday during his nation-wide address on Monday.    “The Oversight Committee has been advised that there have been…

PM welcomes China’s envoy

‘PRC embassy will bolsters SINO relationship’ By ANDREW FANASIANewsroom, Honiara PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare officially welcomes the first ambassador of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Li Ming with a firm belief that their new embassy is a step forward for the Solomon Islands. Sogavare made these sentiments…