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Dear Editor – Last week the Youth @Work organisation elaborated on the process of its [email protected] internship programmes. The organization’s presentation before an invited audience of local employers gave an overview of the successful and vitally important work that has been done in the educational practices aimed at developing work skills and preparing young people…

Taking back Solomon Islands

SINCE Solomon Islands gain its independence on 7th July 1978 few developments are taking place that many are unaware of, these are the efforts made by very small collection of few expatriates with the collection of Solomon Islanders who have decided that they will betray this Nation for fees. Together they form organization to feed…

Alleged threat by loggers

Dear Editor – I might be far from the local scene but not unaware of local social media reports last week in the Solomon Islands which gave voice to alleged serious threats made by at least one Asian Logging Contractors in relation to the alleged forced removal of settlers on the land claimed by Samlimsam.…

Insult to Makira parishioners

Dear Editor – I am a Marist-missionary, who lived among and worked with the people of Makira for more than half a century. In the Solomon Star and in the Island Sun, in both papers, there was an article by Camillus Kole, Catholic Media, titled ‘Archbishop Cardone to tour Makira.’ In this press release is…

Wantok Cup ends on high note

The Wantok Futsal Challenge competition ended successfully following the finals played at the Multipurpose Hall on Saturday. The prize presentation ceremony wrapped up the day’s action and concluded the second edition of the Wantok Cup Challenge. G.Camp futsal club won the Wantok Cup competition and was awarded a cash prize of $10, 000, gold medals…

Bulk Shop futsal league launched

The 2016 Bulk Shop Futsal League was officially launched at the Multipurpose Hall yesterday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs, George Palua, officiated at the launch. More than 20 teams participated in the opening ceremony, which started with a uniform parade by all participating teams. This was followed by speeches from some of…

Greater need for safer driving

Many drivers are participating in training courses offered by a local company, Solomon Safe Driving Hub, as the need for safe driving increases. Solomon Safe Driving Hub director William Iro Biu told the Sunday Star that since he introduced the training courses many drivers submitted their interest to undergo training. The company started introducing these…

Police hunt for killers

News of arrest in Malaita not confirmed A police team are in Malaita hunting down those they believed are responsible for the Easter-double murder in Honiara. Mutilated bodies of Chinese couple Gongzen Lao and his wife Yuegu were found inside their shop at Town Ground on 17 April 2017. Earlier police seized the car believed…

Auki murder case adjourns again

FOUR men accused of murder in Auki, Malaita Province in 2015 had their case adjourned again on Friday. This would be the third adjournment made for the closing submissions because some lawyers representing the accused are yet to hand in their closing submissions. Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo after hearing from the counsels adjourned the…