Power and authority for development

THANK you for allowing this precious time for us to sit together and to think over some thing important which I would like to share for our people and the nation. The word of God says that we have been created in Christ Jesus to do good works and to bless others. If Solomon Islands…

Auki COM holds parental training

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (COM) in Auki yesterday kicked off its positive parents training. The two-week training is aimed at better educating and equipping couples, parents (most importantly wives), the family and parenting leadership rules required in their respective communities. Speaking to this paper, training facilitators; Mary Fungi and Rose Sau said that this…

Production of Owa New Testament underway

Owa speakers from Santa Ana, Makira province are gathering at the SITAG/BTLP property for the purpose of producing an audio recording of the Owa New Testament. Mr. Renato and Mrs. Rose Lacubay, volunteers serving with Faith Comes by Hearing, are in the country to oversee the recording project.  More than 25 readers are needed for…

West plans agriculture mini show

The Western province is proposing to host an agriculture mini show, October this year in Munda. The three days show is to coincide with the 2014 world food day. The show is going to be funded by the national and provincial government through the national food security and enhancement program. Speaking to the Solomon star…

Australian film festival set

The Australian High Commission in Honiara has announced the presentation of the inaugural G’day Solomon Islands film festival commencing Friday 6 June. The festival will be held every Friday evening in June at the Honiara Art Gallery Grounds. Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Andrew Byrne said this is an opportunity for families to have…

Holy mass celebrated Visale

ON Sunday Honiara Archbishop Adrian Thomas Smith celebrated the holy mass with the congregation of Visale parish, northwest Guadalcanal. Northwest Guadalcanal stringer John Toki said about 130 children including four students from Selwyn College received conformation on Sunday from the archbishop. “The liturgy was prepared by catholic mothers of Visale parish.” In his message delivered…

The Lord is my portion

In moments like this, when families lost everything from the flash flooding, struggle to build their lives back to normal, and work hard to put food on the table daily. Life can be very depressing. We live in an increasingly chaotic, fragmented world. You might feel life is like going through a day when dark…

Women’s group formed in Florida

A NEW women’s group was formed in Roderick Bay Hideaway Florida Island in Central Province  after the basic household training ended  Friday last week. It involved all the participants who attended the training. Most of them are women from Haroro village and surrounding communities in Florida. It was formed to coordinate women’s program in the…

Florida women under training to improve skills

About 22 women in Florida island, Central province have successfully completed a four days basic cooking, floral and dying training Friday last week. The training was organised by Green Tourism Solomon Island Ltd and was held at Roderick Bay Hideaway compound starting Tuesday. Nelly Tokuru, wife of Michael Tokuru managing director of Green Tourism Solomon…