Students’ head to hotel

‘Awaiting final tests and first repatriation flight’ By ANDREW FANASIAHoniara Newsroom THE first batch of students passing their first COVID-19 test in the Philippines is moving into their designated hotels to wait for their final two tests and first repatriation flights. Report reaching Solomon Star from the Philippines confirmed late on Friday. It was reported…

CHINESE AMBASSADOR PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

Embassy opens Monday The People’s Republic of China’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Mr. Li Ming has presented his credentials to the Governor General His Excellency, Sir David Vunagi at Government House today (Friday 18) to formalize his appointment. President Xi Jinping appointed Mr. Li Ming as China’s first Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to…

ESP screening on schedule 

THE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and Chair of the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) Oversight Committee Mr Mackinnie Dentana said that the screening and approval process are on schedule.  Mr Dentana made the revelation during the COVID-19 talk back show over the national broadcaster on Sunday 13 September. He said that…

$27K for damaging MP’s vehicles

SEVEN men who damaged three vehicles belonging to North Malaita MP Senley Fiualea at his Honiara residence last November have been fined a total of $27,000. Principal Magistrate Tearo Beneteti has imposed various fines to each of the men based on their age and past conviction. The incident happened on 30 November 2019 at Fiualea’s…