Preparatory phase of Anti-Corruption project signed

The Secretary to Cabinet, James Remobatu, today signed on behalf of the Government of Solomon Islands a preparatory-phase Project Document titled, “Transparency and Accountability for the people of Solomon Islands”. Being a high priority of the Solomon Islands Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has stepped in to support the Government with this project…

Students learn from project

CARPENTRY, plumbing and wiring students at Asia Pacific Sustainable Development (APSD) rural training centre have learned from the Japanese funded project. Speaking to Solomon Star, the Principal of APSD Rural Training centre John Mark Male said the project gives opportunity for his students to practically demonstrate and expose their skill and knowledge learned at APSD.…

Malaita to discuss ‘secret agenda’ with gov’t

Malaita Province Premier Peter Ramohia says his executive has a ‘secret agenda’ for discussion with the national government delegation that will be in Auki for the province’s 34th second appointed day anniversary. Mr Ramohia told Solomon Star on the weekend that he has already requested the Provincial Secretary Jackson Gege to include the ‘secret agenda’…

Students urged to respect their hosts

Former Assistant Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Masi Lomaloma has called on the Solomon Islands students studying in Fiji to show respect to their neighbours. Lomaloma made the call yesterday after witnessing the unruly behavior of some intoxicated Solomon Islands students who are renting a house behind his home…

PLAQUE REMOVED

At Bloody Ridge only after a week of launching AN engraved plate located on top of the monument which was  unveiled last week at Bloody Ridge National Park in East Honiara has been removed. The incident which was claimed as an act of theft was discovered over the weekend. The monument was declared opened by…

Canada bound

GUADALCANAL Premier Anthony Veke has asked Canadian International Training & Education (CITREC) Guadalcanal Province graduates to ensure that they uphold their employment commitment to the highest standards as GP prepares more of its graduates for Canadian jobs. In a historic event for the Province and the Solomon Islands, both Amelia Muse and Careka Volly of…

GOV’T HALTS CUBA STUDY

THE Government has suspended sending students to Cuba to study medicine. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Dr Tenneth Dalipanda revealed this to the Solomon Star on Friday. He said the decision was based on the fact that medical students who graduated from Cuba are still undergoing training at the…

Students actions shocking

SISA to investigate allegation An urgent investigation will be launched into the “unruly behaviour” of a group of Solomon Islands students who are reportedly causing nuisance to their neighbours in Fiji. President of the Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) in Fiji Elijah Raomae said they will work together with the education attaché to investigate the…

Police raid and uproot garden marijuana

A joint operation between RSIPF Honiara City and Guadalcanal Province uprooted and confiscated about 3,000 marijuana plants today Saturday 12 August 2017. Police uprooted two gardens in two different locations. One location at Mbarande and the other at Mbalesuna, East Guadalcanal. During the raid, the joint operation apprehended an alleged suspect for farming the illegal…