JnS backs fashion show again

JnS Hair and Beauty Studio is once again stepping in to support Solomon Fashion week 2018 for the third time. Owner of JnS Hair and Beauty, Salome Kwaiga, speaking to the paper said she is very delighted to be the major sponsor of the event. “I saw a lot of young people taking part in…

First Post-Graduate certificate program at SINU

The country’s National University on Monday witnessed another milestone through the launching of its newly established Post-Graduate Certificate in Health Leadership and Management program. This will will be offered through the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. The program was established as a result of a need by the Ministry of Health and Medical…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Bound over sentence for trespassers* Fined for wounding incident* Man guilty of assault Bound over sentence for trespassers Two juveniles who trespassed into a private residence at Kombuvatu, East Honiara in May this year has been given a bound over sentence yesterday. The males aged 16 and 14 who cannot be named for legal…

MP on ‘Ordinary Resident’ term

A MEMBER of Parliament (MP) has blamed the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) for re-defining the term ‘Ordinary Resident’ in the new Electoral Act, which makes it too broad to enable cross-border registration. Speaking to the Solomon Star on condition of anonymity, the MP said Ordinary Resident (OR) was specifically defined on the context of…

CELL PHONE TAPPING

Police can listen to mobile conversation By AATAI JOHN LAUNGI POLICE can now track any mobile phone conversations to assist them in their investigation on any criminal case that is highly classified. This was revealed during the coroner hearing into the case of a dead couple that was found in their home at Mbuburu West…

At the helm of the Lagoon Festival

When the annual Roviana Lagoon Festival gets off next month, one man who will be at the forefront of the event is 33-year-old Solomon Soakai. A lab technician at Helena Goldie Hospital in Munda, Soakai has been picked to chair the organising committee of the 10thRoviana Lagoon Festival, which will run from October 1 to…

SHOOT TO SAVE

A TEAM of local photographers in Honiara over the weekend went on a shooting spree with their digital cameras to raise much needed funds to a young seek medical attention abroad. Thirteen (13) year old Andy Tolobau is suffering from a heart disease and needs to get urgent medical attention overseas. Andy is a student…

Leak septic tank disturbs students

STUDENTS studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Honiara have voiced out their complaints on the continuous bad smell coming out from a leak septic tank at the Lawson Tama campus. The complaint was raised at the student’s forum last week as no work has been done by responsible authority to fix…

DISHONEST VOTERS WARNED

THE Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) says it would take tough action against registered voters who are providing false information when applying for a transfer. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Mose Saitala issued the warning during last week’s signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal Solomon Islands Force (RSIPF). He said those dishonest voters…