Telekom launches 3G at Visale

TELEKOM launched its 3G network at Visale, northwest Guadalcanal, last weekend. Solomon Star’s Guadalcanal stringer John Toki was at the launch. Toki said the event took place at Visale Mission Station, and witnessed by surrounding villagers. According to Toki the launching featured programs like sale of mobile phones, SIM cards, live music performance, dancing and…

KAUA HOPEFUL 

….as he acclimatizes to new environment By CARLOS ARUAFU INTERNATIONAL midfielder Atkin Kaua remains hopeful for his trials in Europe despite the change in weather. Kaua told Star Sports yesterday that it is quite cold in Malta at the moment and is having an impact on his trainings. He added that despite this change in…

Iyaz to perform here

THE British Virgin Islands singer Keidran Jones, better known by his stage name Iyaz, will stage a one night show in Honiara this coming weekend on Friday 24th January at the Pacific Casino Hotel. Iyaz is currently doing his 10 Year Anniversary Tour of his worldwide hit song ‘Replay’ to Australia Solomon Islands, New Caledonia,…

Dunde villagers enthrone chief

VILLAGERS at Munda, Western Province, last week witnessed the enthronement of Eti Daga of Dunde as their new chief. Daga was appointed by his predecessor Chief Simion Mamupio 30 years ago to be a chief, but has not been enthroned until Tuesday this week. Thousands of villagers and invited guests witnessed the occasion. The Dunde Council…

‘Ban butane gas canister’

AUTHORITIES should ban the import the import of butane gas canister into the country because of its dangerous and hazardous effects. Medical doctor Dr Pedical Togamae expressed this after a six-year-old boy nearly lost his life at Burns Creek when an empty butane gas canister he was playing with exploded and burned his face. The…

New ADB head takes office

JAPANESE Masatsugu Asakawa assumed office as the 10th President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday. “I am honoured to assume the role of ADB President and to begin working in close cooperation with our 68 member countries,” Asakawa said. “ADB has been a trusted partner of the region for more than half a…