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…

Govt commits to women’s advancement

THE Solomon Islands Government attaches strong commitment to the advancement of women and youth in the country says the Permanent secretary of Women and Youth, Ethel Sigimanu. Mrs Sigimanu made the remarks when she officially opened the Solomons Fashion Week yesterday at the National Art Gallery. She said, the fashion week has a strong alignment…

Women helping women

A powerful way to advance LEADERS and representatives from local women’s organisations recently attended a book launching, “Ways to Be Happy”, in Honiara. Each participant was given from 50 to 100 copies of this small, but very significant book, to share with their network of women across the nation. Soroptimist International of Solomon Islands, a…

Young entrepreneur utilises skills

Mary Osiabu, a youth with an intellectual disability, is excited to become an entrepreneur.  The young woman from Choiseul and Malaita has decided to set up a small business selling doormats she has made. The 32 year old recently completed the Young Entrepreneurs Program conducted by Youth@Work, which focuses on helping young people understand that…

SIWIBA supports limited rearmament

The decision by the Government to consider the limited rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIPF) has been acknowledged by members of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA). This followed a briefing on the staged limited rearmament of the RSIPF project by a team representing the Ministry of Police, National Security and…