33 candidates confirmed for West

THIRTY three candidates have registered to contest the nine constituency seats of Western Province, come April 3. Western Province Election Manager, Gideon Tuke made the confirmation, Thursday. Only 2 females did register as candidates, and they will contest the Gizo/Kolombangara and Shortland Islands seats. Mr Tuke stated that in his observation, the turn out of…

Oma affects Visale RTC

THE recent cyclone Oma has destroyed the Visale Rural Training Centre in North West Guadalcanal. North West Guadalcanal Solomon Star Stringer John Toki reported the cyclone has blown out several iron roofing of the school office that provides shelter for all the school materials. Toki said the building cannot withstand the strong wind as a…

OIL SPILL FEAR

PM asks Australia for help By LESLEY SANGA OIL have started spilling from a vessel that run aground on the shores of east Rennell early this month. MV Solomon Trader had been loading bauxite from Bintan’s mining operation on the island when rough seas pushed it aground at Kangava Bay, on the night of 4…