OPMC urges Dr Sikua to stop misleading

Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,”serif”; mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;} The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has urged the Leader of the Independent Group, Hon Derek Sikua not to…

WHO regional head meets PM

The visiting World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr. Shin Young-soo met Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in Honiara yesterday. Dr Shin is visiting Solomon Islands this week as part of his regional tour of the Western Pacific Region. The two leaders discussed issues regarding health services including issues of population growth…

Tourism training held in Afio

Tourism company Solomon Host recently conducted Tourism & Hospitality training in Afio, South Malaita. The training was requested by Honorable Rick Hou MP for South Malaita and funded by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism.  The training was conducted for a total of  4 days on Introduction to Tourism, Restaurant services, Events management, VIP and…

Call to reduce loud music when heading west side

Chiefs and elders from the communities of Sagalu ward in North West Guadalcanal are calling on the traveling public to respect church services on Sundays, since loud music from vehicles always distract the church congregation. This was revealed by the Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki yesterday He said the chiefs are very concern…

Mayor may face arrest

A warrant of arrest will be issued for Honiara City Mayor Alfrence Fatai if he fails to turn up in court on July 26. Public Prosecutor Olivia Ratu asked the court to issue a bench warrant following the mayor’s absence in court on Tuesday. She said the accused is to explain to the court why…

German Accordion orchestra band here

Honiara international airport was packed on Tuesday by Bosconians to welcome the visiting Accordion orchestra group from Saxony-Germany. The band arrived from Papua New Guinea after conducting a number of performance there. While in Honiara they will perform at Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) Auditorium tomorrow – Thursday, 21st July from 6.00pm, and at Don…

Church to elect new superintendent

The South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Northern region leaders in Malaita will meet this Thursday at Subobono village in Ata’a to elect their new Superintendent. This was confirmed by the Ata’a SSEC Association assistant senior pastor Paul Saeni Sade on Tuesday. Mr. Sade said the four days conference will attract SSEC leaders from Kwara’e, Fataleka,…

Materials bound for Baegu/Asifola

Wards six and nine within the Baegu/Asifola constituency in North Malaita is set to receive building materials through their grants under the constituency funds. Materials are being shipped to the constituency on Monday. Member of Parliament for the constituency, Augustine Auga said materials delivered are sourced from various grants including housing scheme project, rural livelihood…