PM attends Partnering Pacific Meeting

  PRIME Minister Rick Hou has attended the ‘Partnering with the Pacific’ gathering at the Commonwealth House in Gold Coast, Australia on Saturday. The gathering was organized to promote businesses in the Pacific and attended by other dignitaries, Pacific Island businesses including the Premier of Queensland Annastacia Palaszczuk and Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey.…

Beyond disability

How Barnabas formed a group to help the deaf By LESLEY SANGA It started some years ago with Ali Barnabas’ passion to form an association to look after young people with a hearing disability. Barnabas, 38, is now the president of the newly formed Solomon Islands Deaf Association (SIDA). Last week, the Solomon Star caught…

Totori keen to extend lead

Veteran Solomon Islands footballer Benjamin Totori says he is determined to extend his top scoring record in the OFC Champions League. Totori is leading the top scorers tally with 23 goals ahead of Argentinian Emiliano Tade who is closing in behind with 18 goals for Auckland City. Speaking to Star Sports on Saturday, Totori said…