Solomon’s first PLS aged care workers for Australia

In a major milestone, Australian an employer has recruited four aged care workers from Solomon Islands through the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS). The all-female PLS group will undertake roles in Mercy Services residential care facility in Singleton, New South Wales. Prior to leaving the Solomon Islands, the workers participated in a pre-departure training which included…

Suidani challenges MPAs

If your intention to be a Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) is to get rich then the Provincial Assembly is not your right place.  The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani uttered these words in an exclusive interview with Solomon Star Auki on Wednesday.  Premier Suidani made this statement in the light of a rumour…

City mayor responds to One Link Pacifica

Mayor Wilson Mamae and City Clerk Rence Sore have met with the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands Raynold Moveni and have concurred with CBSI’s decision over One Link Pacifica licensing issue. In response to One Link Pacifica, Mamae said it is sad to know that the former City Councilor Henry Star…

PNG PM state visit

The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (PM) James Marape will arrive in Honiara today for his first state visit to the Solomon Islands. A statement from the Government Communication Unit said the three-day visit will be from Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th February 2020.  “This will be the first State Visit by Prime Minister…

Mewa hails MUP for delivering PCDF

The former Minister of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening Program Commins Mewa has commended the Makira Ulawa Province for its efforts in delivering the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) since 2008, especially the former regime and its hardworking officers. He made the commendation in Kira Kira, the provincial capital while delivering the opening address February…

New Varese CHS opens

VARESE community in South East Vella La Vella, Western Province on Tuesday officially commissioned its recently completed community high school (CHS). The opening of the school means the school will now be offering its first form one as of this year. Hundreds of guests, students, staff and community members witnessed the grand opening. Special guests…