Govt students’ failure

Dear Editor – I write with regards to the above issue. At the end of each semester this issue of students failing their course is always a matter being discussed and raised in the social media and the mass media. It____s a sad case indeed. However, I have noted that in most cases students studying…

Truth about Waisisi Oil Palm

It is very interesting to read the article in Solomon Star issue No: 6636 on Tuesday 4 July 2017 from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL). The article titled “Truth about Waisis revealed” is full of errors and as a grass root man of Wairokai I wish to present the…

Market Vendors Association (HCMVA) Constitution review

Market vendors from the Honiara Central Market are gathering for the first time to review their constitution. Twenty vendors from Honiara Central Market Vendors Association (HCMVA) and market management staff are meeting for two days with a legal consultant in Honiara to review their constitution, facilitated by UN Women’s Markets for Change (M4C) project. Improving…

Police to install GPS tracking in vehicles

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will be installing Communications and Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking systems in its vehicles. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley during yesterday’s 9th Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum announced that GPS devices will be installed on all the RSIPF- issued vehicles. “This is to ensure that we know the location…

UNDERSEA CABLE IN LIMBO

THE much awaited Undersea Cable project faces a gloomy start following revelation Australian government has attempted to halt the project which is set to start early September due to security reason. Canberra, through its Solomon Islands High Commission is said to be interfering with its own statutory authorities – the Australian Communication Media Authority (ACMA)…

HARD CASH STILL MISSING

No cash retrieval after two key arrests, Auki Police confirms POLICE have yet to recover any cash allegedly snatched from the LGZ Shop at Townground, East Honiara during the murder of the couple over the Easter. It is now two months following the successful apprehension of the double murder key suspects Jimson Goufi and Raymond…