Remembering the fallen heroes 

PRINCE of Wales and heir to the throne, Prince Charles on Sunday laid his wreath at the Solomon Islands Scouts and Coastwatchers’ monument to honour the local heroes who died in World War 2. After a tireless visit to a special service at St. Barnabas Cathedral and knighting and lending of medals to local recipients at…

Tovua knighted with ‘Sir’ title  

ONE of the country’s prominent leaders Paul Tovua has been knighted by His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales yesterday at the Government House. Tovua was knighted for the most distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George, the Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG).  He will…

Free education policy queried

A father has questioned the National government about the so called free education as part of its policy in education. In a visit to the Solomon Star on Saturday, Danny Laedi from Mono, Shortland islands said he heard of the so called free education policy by the government but has not felt it. Laedi said…

Bekabeka embarks on infrastructure facelift

Bekabeka Adventist High School on Gatokae Island in East Marovo, Western province is set for more developments to improve its conducive learning environment for students. School Principal Mrs Encie Dionie said Bekabeka AHS still gain its thrust in infrastructure developments. During the F6 arts graduation ceremony last weekend, she announced that infrastructure developments for the…

Chopper’s sudden landing irks school

The unexpected landing of a civilian Helicopter at Auki Primary School while students are having their exams last Friday has caused widespread anger by the school management. According to reports received, the helicopter was transporting some police officials from Honiara to Auki. Auki Primary School’s Head teacher, Raphael Angi told the Solomon Star that they…

‘Probe missing ship’

Call for taskforce to pursue missing 57, after 61 years By IAN M.KAUKUI A Commissioner of Oath, Jones Sanga has called on representatives of the 57 locals on board the British RCS Melanesian that disappeared without a trace in 1958 to form a taskforce to pursue the case further, given that there is no compensation…

Prince Charles arrives

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles has arrived at the Honiara International Airport last night. Prince Charles was welcomed by the Governor General Sir Rt Rev. David Vunagi and the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Prince Charles will attend a special church service at the Saint Barnabas Provincial Cathedral of the Anglican Church of Melanesia this…

HSHS hosts graduation ceremony 

HONIARA Senior High School staged its annual graduation ceremony for its form 5, 6 & 7 students, Thursday this week. A total of 511 students graduated during the ceremony. The theme for the graduation ceremony is “Aspiration through education for a better future. The ceremony features Awarding of certificates to the graduants, awarding of special…