LOs query Police duty

LANDOWNERS (LOs) of the Kulipuklu registered land in Santa Cruz, Temotu Province have questioned  police in Lata for failing to carry out a restraining order to stop loggers from entering and doing illegal logging activities on their land. Two of the landowning representatives Luke Melanoli and Dickson Melanoli told the paper yesterday the Xiang Lin…

PM: SOLOMON WAY GAMES 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare assures Pacific Island athletes that come 2023 Solomon Islands will host the Pacific Games the ‘Solomon way’ using new sporting venues. Sogavare revealed this through a pre-recorded video message played out to all the participating teams that attended Pacific Games held in Samoa. He said the country will host the Games…

No more grade 6 exams

  GRADE six exams will now be a thing of the past as the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) has finally decided to put an end to it this year. In a document the Sunday Star cited, it confirmed the decision has been formally made by the government to phase out Solomon…

Samoa passes SP to Solomons

Last night saw the closing ceremony of the 2019 Pacific Games.  Attention now turns to Solomon Islands’ home tournament in four years’ time. To begin the night, athletes and coaches once again rounded the running track, waving to all the supporters, but in a less formal manner than during the opening ceremony.  As the next…

LOGGERS BLAMED

Solomon Water wants gov’t step in address water crisis By IAN M.KAUKUI   CURRENT water cuts in Honiara have been blamed on the logging operations conducted within the Kongulai catchment area. That’s the conclusion of the water forum held in Honiara on Thursday. The forum discussed the city’s water crisis. Solomon Water Chief Executive Officer (CEO)…

GOVT’s $5M FOR ANTI-CORRUPTION

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has committed US$653,700 (SBD$5m) to continue a cost-sharing partnership agreement originally signed between the Solomon Islands Government, represented by the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2017.  The agreement supports a four-year project aimed at addressing corruption…