Holy Trinity Chapel at Lepi dedicated  

Lepi Village in Bugotu Paka District under the Diocese of Ysabel and Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) has unveiled its new Holy Trinity Chapel over the weekend. The $1.3million complex was consecrated on Saturday 29th May, 2021.  The consecration was conducted by Bishop Ellison Quity, Diocesan Bishop of the Ysabel Anglican Church of Melanesian and…

Dr Posala exposes SoPE shortfalls

SOLOMON Islands Medical Association (SIMA) President Dr. Claude Posala says mal-administration and corruption are evident during the State of Public Emergency within the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and nothing has been done to address these matters. Dr. Posala revealed this when he appeared before the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) on Monday to…

Mamara Developer clarifies ‘leaked’ letter 

The Mamara New Capital City project Developer on Tuesday responded to the recent media publicized letter from Metropolis Pacific Pte Ltd, notifying the government of the delivery date for the first batch of houses.  The Mamara Developer in a statement said the communication was a typical notification that they the developers, shall have delivered on their…

Waita Ben: Ex-PMs should not be given govt houses

EX-PRIME Ministers Sir Francis Billy Hilly and Allan Kemakeza should not be ‘offered’ government houses at the expense of senior public servants, a former Speaker of the National Parliament said this week. Waita Ben was reacting to a report in the Solomon Star last week that the Office of the Prime Minister is finalising arrangements…

PM to Buala for Isabel’s big day 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will leave for Buala, Isabel Province this morning to attend the province’s 2nd Appointed Day celebrations. The event will be held tomorrow in Buala. The Prime Minister and his delegation will travel onboard the Patrol Boat, a statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The Isabel provincial government and communities…

TRIP MAY BACKFIRE

Premier Suidani’s trip to Taiwan could bring his own downfall   THE controversial travel to Taiwan by Premier Daniel Suidani is reportedly turning into a nightmare and could abruptly end the man’s tenure as Malaita Premier prematurely, inside sources told Solomon Star last night. Its understood the Malaita Executive is considering an emergency sitting, angry…

AUTHORITIES HIT BACK

PG2023 Materials not linked to log pond offloading Social Media speculations linking PG 2023 construction materials to offloading activities at a Log Pond near Alligator Creek, East of Honiara are incorrect and authorities condemn such misleading rumors. Authorities responsible for the implementation of the Pacific Games 2023 including the National Hosting Authority, the 2023 Cabinet…

Tagini joins KOSSA’s technical team

KOSSA FC continues to regroup adding important technical people into their team before the 2021 TSL season kicks off this weekend. KOSSA’s latest inclusion into their technical team is Samo Tagini’s service as the club physio for this TSL season.  Tagini has a vast experience being an experienced nurse and have worked with numerous sporting…

SI, Morocco sign deals

The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia, His Excellency Robert Sisilo, and the non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr Karim Medrek, signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and an Agreement to enhance the countries’ bilateral cooperation in Canberra last week.  The two MOUs are on diplomatic training and…