Local artist wins award

  A LOCAL artist, Lloyd Newton, has been awarded a prestigious DEEP Fund award to undertake Our Ocean, Our Identity, a seven-month project that is being co-led by Newton in Solomon Islands, Alvaro Sumaki Kuautonga in Vanuatu and Pax Jakupa in Papua New Guinea. Each artist is holding workshops with women to explore emotional bonds…

SADE FACES MOTION

Premier Sade welcomes ‘motion of no confidence’   GUADALCANAL Provincial Premier, Francis Sade says he welcomes the motion of no confidence against him with confidence. The Solomon Star was informed of the proposed no-confidence motion this week. In an interview with the media on Thursday, Premier Sade said the motion was put forward by the…

Health gladly receives centrifuge technology and blood pressure manometer from Japan 

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has today received three (3) sets of centrifuge technology and 358 blood pressure manometer provided by Japan.  Centrifuge technology is very important for use in medical laboratories for the separation of liquid and solid components. For instance, when donating blood and conducting biochemistry tests to detect a…

Western Province to establish more women’s resource centres and safehouses

WESTERN Province Women’s Division is now working towards establishing two women’s resource centres and two safe houses for women in Western Province. The Provincial Minister for Women, Youth and Sports, Adrian Chriswell Minu confirmed this during the International Women’s Day celebration in Gizo on Monday. Mr Minu said the proposed women’s resource centres will be…

PAID IN FULL 

N-East Guadalcanal MP settles outstanding SINU dues MORE than forty North East Guadalcanal Constituency students studying at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have had their outstanding fees paid out, Wednesday. It was their newly-elected Member of Parliament, Ethel Lency Vokia, who came to the rescue. Mrs. Vokia told Solomon Star that the first 41…