‘Teamwork, a way forward for peace’

Teamwork is a way forward to bring peace and unity in our nation, stated the women participants of the transnational leadership and character education for peaceful co-existence. During their discussion on Tuesday the women said that only through teamwork ad by working together will peace be available in the country and communities. Having good character…

Malaita schools receive tools

FIFTY four schools throughout Malaita province will receive agriculture tools and materials funded for by the New Zealand Government. This is part of a education development program of the ministry of education and human resources through the New Zealand government. The aim is to boost schools’ agriculture curriculums and also encourage farming for schools in…

RIOT INSTIGATORS NABBED – The hunt is on, more to be arrested police warned

POLICE have yesterday arrested and charged one of the prime suspects and instigators which led to the rioting and looting fortnight ago. Acting assistant commissioner national capital, Gabriel Manelusi confirmed to the Solomon Star last night that, in police custody awaiting court appearance is flash flood victims coalition taskforce interim chairman Jefferey Leni. Mr Manelusi…

OPPOSITION WALKS OUT, BILL PASS

THE controversial Political Parties Integrity Bill was finally passed, but with some tension in the chamber. Members of the opposition group walked out during the committee stage proceeding. Deputy Opposition Leader Mathew Wale has been very critical on all the clauses during the initial stage of the committee of the whole house. But many of…

Rennell landowners embrace miners

RENNELL island is a step closer to hosting its first ever mining project after four tribal landowning groups signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an Indonesian mining company Bintang Borneo last week. The historic ceremony took place at Tingoa between landowners from East and West Rennell with the mining firm. A nine-member delegation from…

Seized tobacco still held by Customs

NO decision has yet been made on how 1,145 boxes of illegally imported tobacco products seized in September 2012 are to be disposed. The products are being kept at the Customs Queen warehouse at Point Cruz. Earlier this year, top government officials reportedly attempted to remove the products out from the warehouse but Customs prevented…