Two killed in a logging camp

TWO people were killed in a logging camp in Roto, Makira province last week when a log slipped from an excavator fell on them. Police Commissioner, Mostyn Mangau said those two were killed when an excavator driven by an Asian was carrying logs, and one of the logs slide from its bucket onto the two…

Big projects for Makira

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced a number of major infrastructure developments for Makira Ulawa Province (MUP) have been declared by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. This was during the celebration commemorating the Province’s 38th Second Appointed Day in Kirakira yesterday, a statement issued by the Government Communication Unit said. In his keynote address, Sogavare reiterated…

CAUSE project keeps Auki town clean

THE Community Access & Urban Service Enhancement (CAUSE) Project is doing a great job in Auki, Malaita province in maintaining the township clean and tidy. This week workers under the CAUSE project were seen cleaning the drain at Sikitae, which has been left untouched for some time making it clean as ever, which caught the…

CEMA to open mill in Noro

GOVERNMENT through the Commodities Export Marketing Authority (CEMA) plans to establish a refinery factory in Noro, Western Province. That’s according to CEMA Director Martin Housanau at a follow-up meeting with the Western Provincial Government (WPG) last week. The meeting was to further discuss when to reopen a number of CEMA buying centers in Western Province.…

Umi Play sponsorship aligns with vision

THE recent Iumi Play Sponsorship by the Solomon Power aligns with the Solomon Power vision on nation building and community service obligations. This was revealed by the Solomon Power Board Chairman, David Quan in his remarks during the launching of the Iumi Play program. Quan highlighted that the program will play a very important role…

Lungga school vaccinated

STUDENTS 18 years and over from Lungga Community High School in East Honaira received their vaccination yesterday from the Guadalcanal Mobilise Vaccination Team. The one day rollout vaccination program was held at Lungga School compound for students, teachers and people in communities around the school. Lungga School principal Joy Cornelius said she was happy students…

PM IN KIRAKIRA FOR CELEBRATION

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation arrived in Kirakira on Wednesday morning ahead of celebrations commemorating Makira-Ulawa Province’s 38th Second Appointed Day this morning. Prime Minister Sogavare touched down at Ngorangora airport yesterday morning to an exciting traditional warriors welcome before he was received by Premier Julian Maka’a and members of his executive, a…

MV Papa Mau

ADVICE IGNORED

Government ignores its own COVID-19 guidelines, document shows THE controversial entry and departure from Honiara of the vessel Papa Mau last month appears to show the Government has ignored its own guidelines for all foreign ships that travel to Solomon Islands. The Solomon Star has obtained a copy of the Shipping Advisory Notice Number 02,…