Beauty contestants voice against violence

Miss Solomon Islands Beauty Pageants have raised their voice to stop domestic violence against women and children. They raised their voice after visiting the victims of domestic violence at the Christian Care Centre at Tenaru yesterday. The beauty pageants said, it was sad thing for them to see women and children having gone through hard…

HCC Queen

Honiara City Council (HCC) now has a Queen representative in the upcoming Miss Solomon Islands beauty pageant.  She is Miss Theresa Rikoaia. The City Council secured the sponsorship for the young lady, Tuesday for a total of $27, 000. After securing the sponsorship     Miss Rikoaia who is now the new Miss Honiara City Council assured…

Event to advocate FPA 2014 commencement

THE upcoming 2015 16 days of activism would also be used as an opportunity to advocate for the commencement of the Family Protection Act (FPA) 2014. Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs is organising the campaign. “The main intention behind advocating for the commencement of the FPA is that the Solomon islands has…

Gender workshop for media workers

A TWO days training for media workers to report on Gender based violence against women and girls is set to start tomorrow. The workshop will run from Thursday to Friday. “This training is part of UN Women’s activities towards ending violence facing women and girls in the country,” project Coordinator for Solomon Islands Atenasi Wasuka…

“Be faithful witness”

“Be faithful witness, by loving God and loving your neighbour,” Archbishop Adrian Smith sm, strongly emphasised this during the Confirmation Eucharistic Celebration in the Holy Family parish – Kukum. Forty two candidates were confirmed by his Grace on the 15th November, 2015. The entrance procession was led by the dancing group from Burn’s Creek Catholic…

New centre unveiled to public

MEMBERS of the public have began visiting the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints new district centre building at Talise area, Honiara, as of Friday. The centre will be officially opened today. This follows an invitation extended to members of the public to go and visit and see for themselves what and how the Church…

Time to develop the Fashion industry

Need to develop fashion industry IT’S time to develop the country’s fashion industry and support fashion producers. That’s the message the president of the Association of Solomon Islanders in Creative Fashion Justina Radclyffe delivered this week while welcoming guests at the opening of Solomons Fashion Week 2015.  Mrs Radclyffe said that it was the nature…

More sponsors for pageant show

VARIOUS organisations and companies have confirmed their willingness to become sponsors for the Miss Solomon Islands Pageant 2015. This was revealed to the Solomon Star by Joyce Konofilia, the Miss Solomon Islands 2015 organizing committee pageant show director. “Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) will be providing free of charge installations for all the drop-down banners…