Easter Soccer 7s kicks off today

The Easter Soccer 7s competition will kick off today after it was postponed due to the heavy rain over the Easter weekend. The competition is sponsored by the Member of Parliament for West Honiara constituency Honourable Namson Tran. The West Honiara Constituency Development Officer (CDO) Brian Taupiri said the objective of the competition is to…

Scam alert for Auki residents

A FINANCIAL scheme promising huge returns and bonuses to financial members if they invest between $1,000 to $4,000 is hitting Auki, Malaita province, by storm. As a result of the report, the Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit (SIFIU) under the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI), is calling on the general public to immediately cease…

MP BLASTS GOVT OVER LITTLE HELP

THE GOVERNMENT has been accused of doing very little to protect  businesses activities reserved for locals in the country. This was expressed by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga and Chairman of Bills and Legislation Committee Matthew Wale. He was speaking during the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing into the 2018 estimates of the…

SINUSA: Strike still stand

THE Solomon Islands National University Students Association (SINUSA) says they won’t call off the 14-day strike notice and demand an independent committee to look into this matter. After a meeting on Tuesday students body president Reginald Ngati told the Solomon Star that the strike still stands and they want to call for an independent committee…

INCREASE REVENUE FORECAST

Gov’t expects to collect more this year By AATAI JOHN                   THE GOVERNMENT expects to increase its local revenue collections this year by $151 million from last year, Finance minister Manasseh Sogavare says. Handing down this year’s $4.068 billion budget in parliament on Monday, Mr Sogavare said $3.5 billion of the total budget will be sourced…

Salvation – Part 3

Welcome to our final session of discussion on the topic “Salvation. As we are just two days aware from Easter, where we reflect on the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, it is important to remind ourselves of the significance of this event for our personal salvation. It is important to realise…