PM welcomes Chinese Ambassador to SI  

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has officially welcomed the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Ambassador to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr. Li Ming as he began his posting in Honiara today this week. Chinese President Xi Jinping appointed Mr. Li Ming as China’s first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Solomon Islands with residence in Honiara. Mr.…

Our students in Philippines

I spent some of yesterday (Wednesday) with the families of the students stuck in Philippines.Their stories are heart-breaking and it was very distressing seeing the pain in the faces of the families.  I then came home and read on Facebook the well written statement by Mr Doug Marau who Mr Douglas Marau who is the…

In court with Assumpta

* Closing subs on HCC break-in, next week* Former Agri-officer’s fate next week* Man accused of abusing wife remains silent* Crashed police vehicle trial starts next week Closing subs on HCC break-in, next week CLOSING submissions on the case of the man accused of breaking into the Honiara City Council (HCC) head office in 2018…

Students’ head to hotel

‘Awaiting final tests and first repatriation flight’ By ANDREW FANASIAHoniara Newsroom THE first batch of students passing their first COVID-19 test in the Philippines is moving into their designated hotels to wait for their final two tests and first repatriation flights. Report reaching Solomon Star from the Philippines confirmed late on Friday. It was reported…

CHINESE AMBASSADOR PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

Embassy opens Monday The People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Mr. Li Ming has presented his credentials to the Governor General His Excellency, Sir David Vunagi at Government House today (Friday 18) to formalize his appointment. President Xi Jinping appointed Mr. Li Ming as China’s first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to…

GP Women & Girls successfully held 3 days forum

Guadalcanal Provincial Women and Girls three (3) days’ forum held on Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th aimed at providing a platform for girls and women on issues affecting them in the country was successfully completed.  Speaking to this paper on Thursday 17th, National Women’s Forum Convener, Advocacy Partnership and Networking Officer Lisa Horiwapu said the…

Malaita’s response to joint statement

By Daniel SuidaniMalaita Premier The Premier of Malaita Province would like to respond to the joint statement by the 9 Malaita DCGA MPs that appeared on Solomon Star newspaper on Thursday, 17th September 2020. It is an unusual letter to be written and signed by members of the Executive. This statement refers to different arms…

Students in Philippines COVID-19 test

THE COVID-19 tests for the 1st and 2nd batches of students in the Philippines have been completed. This was the first out of three tests for COVID-19 for our students in their respective areas according to the students in the Philippines. This paper is informed that the testing is carried out accordingly and the students…