DCGA, Guadalcanal policy frameworks aligned, say Maelanga 

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga says the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) and the Guadalcanal province do share the same basic principles and ambitions in their policy framework. Maelanga said policy frameworks ensuring that both Guadalcanal Province and Solomon Islands can benefit from policy programs that are currently undertaken for the socio-economic wellbeing. He…

“We lost confidence in Gina”

WPG Backbenchers speaks of withdrawal By TERENCE ZIRUIn Gizo Three Western Province Government (WPG) Backbenchers officially withdrew them-selves as government backbenchers submitting their letters of resignation early Thursday morning saying they have lost faith in the leadership of the WPG. The Trio explained to Sunday Star last week that with no resentment towards any MPA,…

WHO commits to Mental Health

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) office here says it is committed towards the Mental Health Campaign locally and abroad.  WHO Representative Dr Sevil Huseynovo made the statement when speaking at the World Mental Health day celebration in Honiara, Thursday. Huseynovo said in the WHO Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, member states – including Solomon Islands…

Constituency funds new police post

THE newly opened Tatamba Police Post costs $700,000. And funding comes from the Gao-Bugotu Constituency Office. Gao-Bugotu MP Samuel Manetoali earlier told the Solomon Star he decided to fund the project because of delays by the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services. The project includes the police post and staff house. According to…

Rosana scoops 5 awards

Rosana Vaginoda Chan scooped five awards during St Nicholas end-year graduation on Friday. The form seven science student became the toast of the ceremony as she repeatedly climbed the stage to receive her awards. She also collected the 2019 dux student award. “I’m honoured and humbled to receive all these awards,” she told the Solomon…