Plastic picking fever hits Lata

The plastic picking fever has hit Lata, Temotu Province. After news reached surrounding villages that someone’s paying for the plastics, villagers stepped out digging through trash and other road-side dumping ground. Two villagers from Neba, Nickson and Timo showed off their collection. Nickson said he’s collecting plastic because an overseas plastic buyer is buying in Honiara…

Malaitans urged to rise up and build province

Hard work is the key By WILSON SAENI in Auki   Malaitans are urged to do away with the “handout mentality” and work hard to lift and progress the province. Premier Daniel Suidani stated this in an interview with the Sunday Star. “I’ve noted Malaitans are now cultivating and accepting the ‘handout mentality’, an attitude that…

Task force to review ties leave today

GOVERNMENT’s task force to review the China-Taiwan relations will leave today for their second leg of tour to Papua New Guinea (PNG) and then onto Beijing, China. The group will be led by Chairman of the Task force John Moffat Fugui. Members of the task force include: Jamie Vokia, Rex Ramofafia, Amoi Chachabule, Rolland Seleso…

Man arrested over brother’s death

Police has arrested a man from Ambu community near Auki in Malaita Province following the death of his younger brother on Friday. Police confirmed to the Solomon Star the deceased as late Robert Aitorea who died after being involved in a fight with his elder brother. The deceased sustain knife wound to his back. The deceased…

Mamasa primary faces relocation

THE Mamasa primary school at Vulolo Ward, Central Guadalcanal is expected to be relocated soon due to mining operation upstream. The school is currently located close to the Wind-Wind Mining’s operation site. Chief Education Officer (CEO) for Guadalcanal Province (GP) Mr Misack Suia last week said there is a plan for the school to be…

CT SCAN PROJECT STARTS

THE GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has commenced initial work for the establishment of a CT-Scan at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) by November 2020. This was revealed by the Head of Medical Imaging Department at NRH Dr Aaron Oritaimae in a statement over the weekend. As part of the…

Tourist found dead in room

A TOURIST woman has been found dead in her room at the Heritage Park Hotel in the early hours of Sunday morning. Information reaching the paper has revealed the 73 year old has been identified as Ms Pamela Ann Ryan who has sadly passed away while visiting the country for a break. She arrived last…

No registration for constituency students

  SINU OWED $8.8M By LEOTINA AKWAI UP to 32 constituencies owed Solomon Islands National University (SINU) $8,800,700.00 in unpaid tuition fees. This is for this year’s semester 1. “Because of these, SINU has made a decision not to register students from the 32 constituencies for semester 2,” a SINU statement said. “But students from…

Bolland Green

A change maker’s story By GEORGIANNA MARGARETPAOA FM News “WHEN some people see me, they will think I’m a Criminal. No I’m a Kastom man.”  These are the words from a tattooist preserving his culture on his skin.  His arms, legs, chest and parts of his back are covered in the traditional designs of his…