‘New World’s papers in order to operate’

NEW World Limited is legally registered to operate on West Rennell, government officials confirmed on Wednesday. The confirmation has smashed to shreds claims by Solomon Resources Management Ltd – a rival logging company – that New World Limited was operating illegally on West Rennell. “New World Ltd is operating legally on West Rennell. Its papers,…

SINSO: Visitor Arrivals here remain low

A SIGNIFICANT decline in international arrivals continues to be recorded since restrictions were imposed on International flights by the Solomon Islands Government towards the end of March 2020. The latest Visitor Arrivals bulletin released by National Statistician Douglas Kimi on Tuesday 31st August 2021 confirmed this. The report showed the total arrivals for fourth quarter…

$120M BOND PURCHASE

SINPF Board purchase new 10-year $120m bond   THE Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) Board has purchased a new 10-year $120 million bond from the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) current $300 million bond issue. This is a new investment that will bring additional income of $6 million per annum on our members fund from…

East Are’Are chiefs lauds customary land recording

THE traditional chieftainship of East Are’ Are in Malaita Province has applauded the National Government for implementing the Customary Land Recording Act. The main purpose of the Customary Recording Programme was to record the land rights of customary landholding groups. It also allowed recording tribal genealogies which will be officially recognized and subsequently registered in…

‘HE MUST STEP DOWN’

Demand on Sogavare to step down gaining momentum   DEMAND by ex-combatants that Manasseh Sogavare step down as Prime Minister (PM) is gaining momentum amongst unemployed youths, one of the key members of the group told Solomon Star in an exclusive interview in Honiara yesterday. At the same time, the man who requested anonymity indicated…

A new private eye centre opens

A FIRSTEVER private medical centre specialising in providing eye care for the public has opened its door in Honiara. Called ‘CDP Private Health’, the centre is operated by Dr Claude Posala who last year was terminated by Government over a facebook page post. His termination was received with disappointment given his 16 years of experience…