SINU AGAIN

University ends Employment Contracts for all Academic staff UNTIL last month it is the students who faced an uncertain future as Government officials and the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Management grappled with the issue of allowing students with outstanding tuition fees to sit their First Semester exams. That was been successfully resolved and some…

Weightlifting, Rugby 7s competition ends

WEIGHTLIFTING and Rugby 7s have completed their respective competitions for the National Secondary School Games (NSSG) on Friday. For weightlifting, 24 student athletes were awarded medals for the eight weight categories they competed in. The medal presentation was supported with the presence of the Attorney General , John Muria Jr, SSPM Albert Kabui, NOCSI president…

Malaita Council of Women review constitution 

THE Malaita Provincial Council of Women constitution has undergone a review to its constitution, in the past two days.  Stakeholders gathered at the Women Resource Centre in Auki for the past two days purposely to review the constitution with the aim to amend the constitution soon. The review ended on Friday afternoon. Speaking to this…

Tribal landowners react

‘We stand solid and united to protect our tribal land’   WHILE the past government must be blame for depriving our land rights under the ‘Compulsory Acquisition’ we will not stop pursuing our land related issues and concerns with the current led Sogavare government. “We will continue to exercise our constitutional right to express our…

Xie Xie TAIWAN

Premier Suidani recovering after medical treatment, thanks ROC Taiwan   THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani successfully underwent his medical treatment in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan). Speaking exclusively to Solomon Star Auki from Taipei, Premier Suidani said he is now feeling well after receiving the much needed medical treatment. Mr Suidani underwent his medical…

LOs’ BLOCK LAND

..demands gov’t to sort out Tina Hydro development  LANDOWNING Tribes who were deprived of their rights for hosting the much talked national project Tina Hydro Project are demanding the National Government to give back their land. After several attempt to solve their issue with the national government they have taken another step by stopping the…

MV Taimareho accused yet to plea

THE individuals facing charges in relation to the MV Taimareho incident that claimed the lives of 27 passengers in April last year are still to plea to the charges against them. They are vessel master Michael Roy Galo, captains Joe Malepa and Stephen Waina’ai, WAC Shipping Community Limited directors Esther Hoasihere, John Bosco Houanihau, Lawrence…

TRICKSTER UNDER POLICE RADAR

STEPHEN HOKIWASI – the man credited with Solomon Islands’ latest home-grown scam – is under police radar, sources told Solomon Star last night. According to information obtained by Solomon Star, Mr. Wasi had allegedly collected more than $7.8 million in bank and other fees from his 1, 038-member followers. Sources said some of the people…

$34m Fiscal Relief Support from NZ received

SOLOMON Islands yesterday took ownership of a Fiscal Relief package worth about NZD 6 million/ SBD34m from the New Zealand Government.  The funding support was given in acknowledgement that while Solomon Islands communities remain protected against the serious health impacts of an outbreak, the ongoing effects of COVID-19 have caused significant socio-economic hardship and impacts…

Police arrest 3 youths for stealing mobile phones 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara City has arrested three youths for robbery of mobile phones during operation clean east zone over the weekend. Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Honiara City, Superintendent John Matamaru said the trio were arrested for alleged robbery of a bag containing personal belongings including three smart phones and $300-00 cash. …