Kukum Market delay clarified

CONSTRUCTION of the new Kukum Market is expected to complete early next year. Honiara City clerk Rence Sore confirmed this to Solomon Star, Tuesday. “We were actually expected to complete the building by the end of this year but that was not possible.   “We are likely to complete the Market Project in the first quarter…

West Makira Cup set

THE West Makira Cup tournament is set to kick off on December 28th. This was confirmed by the president of the Makira Ulawa Football Association (MUFA) Tommy Mana. Mana who is also the current patron of the tournament which was founded in 2003 handed the tournament trophy to the Chairman of the tournament’s Local Organizing…

RTC graduates benefit from support

One of the many challenges Rural Training Centre (RTC) graduates face is the sustainability of skills and knowledge they have after the completion of their two-year skills training. This was echoed by the Director of the Solomon Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centres ( SIAVRTC ) Billy Mae when he handed over a small…

Waneagu mini-games launched

The Ward 28 Waneagu Sulanasina 2020 Mini-Games was officially launched at Bina community in West Kwaio, Malaita Province on Monday.  The mini-games are being organised based on the theme, “Empowering youths through sports.” It was officially opened by the Malaita Deputy Premier Randol Sifoni yesterday.  Speaking during the official opening, MPA for Ward 28 Clodio Tei’ifi…

Sisilo reaches out to Kokonut Pacific Aust

With the COVID-19 restrictions easing, Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia Robert Sisilo is reaching out to small and medium enterprises investing in Solomon Islands.   Kokonut Pacific Australia (KPA), based in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, in a joint venture with Kokonut Pacific Solomon Islands (KPSI) since 2004, was Mr. Sisilo’s first port of call last…

QBE donates to Red Cross

Solomon Islands Red Cross Society has received a donation of SBD$60,000.00 from QBE Insurance.  This is during the National Society’s Annual Fundraising Dinner held at the Cowboys Grill Bar and Restaurant recently. Speaking in response to the donation, Solomon Islands Red Cross Society President Mr. Mockson Aáron thanked QBE Insurance for considering making the donation…