Cemetary full

Kola Ridge Cemetery the only available cemetery in Honiara city is running out of space for new burials. Reports reaching this paper claimed that the cemetery is running out of space which makes it difficult to find space for new burials. The report claimed that when looking for space at cemetery, some peopleactually dig out…

Medical team on Buala tour

A medical team from the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is currently providing medical assistance in Buala, Isabel province. This was confirmed by Dr Kaeni Agiomea from Buala who is also part of the medical team. In an interview yesterday, Dr. Agiomea said their current visit to Isabel is very timely and helpful as they help…

Workshop on household survey in Auki

A two days dissemination workshop program on Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) was in Auki this week. It successfully concluded on Wednesday. It was conducted and facilitated by statistician Alfred Palo from Survey Unit Statistics department and Raphael Aipaina Principal Statistician from the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. The workshop was held on the…

Call to allow land for development

Solomon Star stringer John Toki has reiterated the general call of the chief from Sagalu ward in the North West Guadalcanal region to all landowners of the island to release their land for development. Mr Toki quoted that the chiefs of Sagalu have realised the barrier brought by land dispute to development in the North…

New investment guidelines for credit unions

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has released a new policy guideline that will help support and safe guard all credit unions seeking to expand and grow their investment portfolios for member’s benefits. Following the CBSI Board of Directors (BOD) meeting on 11th February 2016, CBSI board members unanimously approved guidelines designed to cover…

Italian govt delegation visits DBTI

The visiting Italian delegation on Wednesday made a one-day visitation to meet and held consultations at d Don Bosco, Henderson, East Honiara. They visited the institution at 4.30 pm and spent an hour seeing the facilities there. The delegation was led by H. E. Gianluca Galletti, Minister for Environment and H. E. Pier Francesco Zazo,…