By-election preparation continues 

Preparation by Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEC) for the by-election in North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara constituencies towards the end of the year is making progress.  Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Jane Waetara in a statement on Monday said that her team, is currently planning and implementing all the pre-election activities before the proposed election date…

Parents meet gov’t officials

PARENTS and guardians of our students studying in Philippines are satisfied with the outcome of the dialogue they held with government officials, Monday. The Philippines Students Parents Committee (PSPC) met with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Permanent Secretary Dr Franco Rodie and…

Manila students uneasy 

Local students studying in the Philippines are desperately pleading to return home as six local students have tested positive of covid-19. Speaking exclusively to this paper via an online interview on Sunday, local students who wanted their identities withheld stated most of them are now living in fear.  They expressed they felt neglected after government…

SIX COVID POSITIVE 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed six Solomon Islands students studying in Philippines have tested positive for COVID-19. In a special nation wide address yesterday, Sogavare said the six cases were detected out from the 130 students who have conducted test on Friday 11 September as required before they travel back to the country.   The…

GTC puts stop on vendors

Gizo Town Council Management has issued a stop notice to all betelnut, root crop, fruit and vegetable vendors from using the MSG building to sale their produces. Speaking to Solomon Star Gizo, Gizo Town Council (GTC) Clerk Charles Kelly said that his office has recently served a notice on all vendors to stop selling with…

NEIKO DRUG UNDER POLICE RADAR

POLICE are working closely with other agencies to regulate or look at an appropriate regulation for the new substance called ““Neiko Drug or Copaine”. Police Chief Mostyn Mangau told reporters on Thursday that they are continuing to conduct awareness throughout the country about this new substance.   “At the moment, the matter is being discussed…