Mobile service applauded

Villagers of Kwaibaita in the East Malaita have applauded Our Telekom for connecting them with the outside world through the phone calls and internet. This follows the completion of the Fiu tower that brings better mobile coverage for the region which was once isolated.and never connected to the world for decades. The villagers said that…

Call to explain government’s budget

The Government’s low revenue intake for 2014 first quarter has raised serious concerns that seek explanation from the ministry of finance and treasury. It was revealed the government revenue for the first quarter has not even hit half the budgeted figure which raised serious concerns. The Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) technical head Martin Housanau calls…

Festival kicks off today

The much awaited 2014 Aquilla Talasasa festival will officially open today at the Kennedy stadium in Gizo. Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB), Prime Minister Office (PMO) and Bowmans Ltd are the major sponsors of this festival. Kawea Tiroia, festival coordinator told the Solomon Star in Gizo on Tuesday that the festival is being organized at…

SIVB supports festival

The Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) on Tuesday handed over a cheaque of $15, 000  to the organisers of the 2014 Aquila Talasasa festival set to start today in Gizo. SIVB event organize officer Stella Lucas handed over the cheaqu to the organizing committee saying, the money is to support the committee organize the event.…

Voices gear up for awards night

The popular choral group established last year by the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI), Solomon Voices will once again perform at the 2014 Solomon Islands Business Excellence Awards Gala Night scheduled for Saturday 30th August at the Heritage Park Hotel’s A’Hara Conference Centre. Since the SI BEA Gala event of March 2013,…