BIG TUNA HIT

Soltuna exports first canned tuna products to US market By RONALD TOITO’ONA SOLTUNA has recently made history by producing The Tuna Store’s Ocean Naturals brand of canned tuna for shipment to the United States (U.S) market. The first shipment of the newly branded Ocean Naturals to the U.S. market from SolTuna was made on October…

GOLD HUNT

Sharon vows to win three gold By SIMON ABANAIn Port Vila, Vanuatu SOLOMON Islands long distance queen Sharon Firisua is determined to win three gold medals at the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games after she won her first in the 10,000 metre yesterday. Firisua clocked a time of 39 minutes and 25 seconds ahead of…

Inmates share gifts with families

Twenty selected inmates at Rove Correctional Centre were given the chance to meet their children and present them with Christmas gifts, last Friday. The annual event, called the ‘Angel Tree Program’ was organised by the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) in partnership with the Prison Fellowship. Futsal star Elliot Ragomo was invited to give a…

DPP appeals Sae verdict

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) is appealing the High Court decision that acquitted Edmond Sae of former police commissioner Sir Fredrick Soaki’s murder. DPP Ronald BeiTalasasa told the Solomon Star he lodged the appeal with the High Court, Friday. “We are appealing the entire decision, including the manslaughter conviction pronounced at the No case…

BUSINESS WARNING

Council wants no more foreign owned fish & chips restaurant By TEDDY KAFO  HONIARA City Council (HCC) has warned foreign owned ‘fish n chips’ restaurant owners of a new measure to regulate the market and business reserves. This new Act will ensure only locals are allowed to operate ‘fish&chip’ or kai-bars in the city. City…

We each carry our own baton

Local entrepreneur MILLICENT BARTY is the winner of the 2018 Queen’s Young Leaders Award. Last Wednesday, she was invited to deliver a speech when the British High Commissioner hosted the Queen’s baton at his residence. I AM privileged to be given this great opportunity to be a recipient of the Queens Young Leaders Award. What…