It’s not human remains

A Pathology result on flesh remains found at Mataniko River, Vara Creek in Central Honiara are that not of  a human, it was revealed. A statement from the office of the commissioner of police said it had received the pathology results from the National Referral Hospital Pathology department on Monday in relation to what many…

Opposition: Late submission improper

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group still strongly holds the view that the Minister of Finance has breached section 52(1)(a) of the Public Finance Management Act –PFM. Responding to a statement by the Ministry of Finance, Tuesday, the Opposition Group said whilst they acknowledged that the Ministry has confirmed tabling the mid-year review report on the 2016…

Peace day event, sustainable development goal

The UN Peace Building Fund (UNPBF) is supporting the launch of peace campaign materials prepared by the Ministry of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace at the International Peace Day event today – Wednesday, 28 September 2016. The international theme of this year’s Peace Day highlights the 17 Sustainable Development Goals – the SDGs – as…

PM arrives today

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare arrives back in Honiara today, from New York where he has been for the 71st United Nations General Assembly. The 71st UNGA has been an extra-ordinary one for Solomon Islands participation as apart from the presentation of the country’s national address and attendance of UNGA side events, the country assumed…

No compensation for bomb victims

There are no form of compensation for people, who lost their lives or injured by remains of World War II remnants. This was revealed by Sergeant Rex Waiwori of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordinance Team (EOD) during a media conference in Honiara. He said any person who lost his life or…

Students encouraged to maintain discipline

YOU must have visions and work towards those visions in your education. Minister for environment, climate change, disaster management and meteorology and MP for Gao-Bugotu, Samuel Manetoali told the students of Sir Dudley Tuti College (Kamaosi) during his visit to the school. “Discipline yourself and work towards your dreams,” Minister Manetoali said. A total of…

Concern over illegal settlements

THE Honiara City Council together with the Country Planning Board (CPB) has been urged to proactive in executing their duty to ensure residents abide to council laws. Chris Sae a Public Servant and a Honiara resident told the Solomon Star Tuesday. He said the raise in illegal settlement within the town boundary is a serious…

JICA eyes rural health improvement

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is focusing on a health promoting village project project to improve the health condition of people living in the rural areas. Chief adviser of the project Dr. Rikimaru of JICA said the project will kick start, once the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) approved their proposal in November…

MP delivers materials, constituents happy

A NUMBER of constituents of Lau/Baelelea constituency, Malaita province have expressed to their Member of Parliament (MP) Augustine Auga for delivering materials for their housing project. The delivery of the housing materials took place on the coast of Foltana, by a huge landing craft. The materials included roofing iron, nails, 100 petrol drums of 44…

Isabel takes delivery of admin complex

THE Isabel provincial government on Tuesday has taken delivery of two story building complex from the ministry of provincial government and institutional strengthening. Isabel provincial premier James Habu confirmed the build cost more than $2.8 million. The construction of this administration complex started in 2012, but due to some challenges, it has to take three…