Easter Vigil Message

As we celebrate to Easter Vigil, we are entering the most crucial and mysterious period of time.  On the part of the disciples and those who were close to Jesus, it was a time of confusion, a time of loneliness, doubts, and uncertainties. But more than this, it is a time of darkness and death.…

The Fall of MP. Steve Abana

Dear Editor –  To liberate Fataleka from the bondage of poor leadership you needa super and dynamic intervention approach. On the 6th Of April 2019 more than two thousand six hundred and sixty-four voters of Fataleka constituency gathered along the black sandy beaches of Subobono, Fakanakafo and Taeloa waving palm leaves, tree branches goodbye to…

Thank you Taiwan

Dear Editor – Since we are in the Easter season, a time to reflect and thank our Savor Jesus Christ, as a Christian I wish to thank a friend who has been silently supporting Solomon Islands’ growth. I’m referring to our good friend Taiwan.  As a mother and woman I have seen and heard the…

Food security crucial

Dear Editor – Following the national General Election on 3 April 2019 there are said to be moves in hand for a coalition grouping to form the new Solomon Islands government. Whatever the make-up of the new administration there are several serious challenges to be tackled and I have already outlined the urgency of work…

Dive operators to form body

A MAJOR step forward for the future promotion and development of the Solomon Islands dive tourism sector, the destination’s main dive operators have agreed to combine resources to create a formal representative body – Dive Operators Solomon Islands (DOSI). The move follows a recent forum in Honiara facilitated by Strongim Bisnis, an Australian government initiative…

Manele explains party decision

WHY WE JOIN DCGA JEREMIAH Manele says his party decided to join the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) based on the leadership style of Manasseh Sogvare and other party leaders that made up the camp. Sogavare is DCGA’s candidate for the prime minister’s job. Manele, parliamentary wing leader of the Democratic Alliance Party (DAP),…

SISBEC expands to Munda

THE Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprise Centre (SISBEC) has finally opened its doors on Thursday in Munda, Western province. A ceremony to declare the official opening of the organisation was attended by numerous individuals including the Deputy Premier and Permanent Secretary of the Western Province,as well as church and community leaders. In his speech at…

MMF halts planned meeting

THE Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has put on hold the proposed public meeting to discuss the issues surrounding the lending of loans and payment by the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF). Speaking to the Solomon Star, President of MMF Martin Housanau said they have decide to halt the propose meeting to discuss NPF, on…

Heavy rain flooded Gizo

HEAVY rain on Tuesday has caused flooding to many low lying areas of Gizo township, Western Province. The heavy down pour has caught the township off guard due to its poor drainage system. This had resulted in mud water flooding some of the shops, Church compounds, accommodation, private homes and offices in the heart of…