eWorld to supply SINU computers

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) has awarded the contract to supply computers for the School of Business and Management and the Institute of Tourism’s computer laboratory to eWorld Technology (SI) Ltd. The SINU Tender Board had received a total of seven offers from prospective vendors and eWorld was the successful bidder. SINU is upgrading…

Call to review investment law

INDIGENOUS Chambers of Commerce, Trade and Industries for Solomon Islands (ICCTISI) calls on the government to review the Foreign Investment Act. Parliament passed the Act in 2006 and amended it in 2008. ICCTISI chief executive officer, Charles Dausabea said the Act is too wide and disadvantaged the indigenous business people. “People who have money find…

PM joins in ICDF celebrations

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation currently on a state visit to Taiwan attended the 20th Anniversary of Taiwan’s International Cooperation Development Fund (ICDF) at Taichung City. The Prime Minister was the guest of honour at the event hosted by the Taichung Municipal Authority. The event saw the exhibition of the stories of Taiwan’s…

Youths to share views on peace

YOUNG Solomon Islanders will have the opportunity to share their views and ideas today in a partnership and peace building workshop being held in Honiara. The UN Peacebuilding Programme, ‘Supporting Peaceful and Inclusive Transition in Solomon Islands’, is organising the workshop in cooperation with the Solomon Islands National University, Ministry of Women, Youths, Children and…

Students undergo late registration

THE University of the South Pacific (USP) Solomon Islands campus has been busy with late registration this week. And a technical fault with the registration system has also forced the university to register late students manually this week, said the campus’ acting director Dr Patricia Rodie. She made the clarification following complains and concerns raised…

Sagalu ward elects paramount chief

THE Sagalu ward house of chiefs in North West Guadalcanal has elected their new paramount chief this week to look after the communities. He was Raymond Kapini who replaces Anthony Limanisara who finished his term. Newly elected chief Kapini said that he is happy with the result and hope to carry on from where the…

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We lead the Pacific in reforms SOLOMON Islands is one of the leading reformers in the Pacific. Paul Holden, Lead Economist & Team Leader of Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), highlighted this in Honiara, Tuesday. Dr Holden said this has resulted in growth for a period of 10 years of more than 3 percent.…

Residents want active police presence

RESIDENTS of Lau Valley community in east Honiara are supporting other nearby communities on the call for more active police participation in their community. Speaking to the Solomon Star on Tuesday, community elder Peter Wale said there is a serious need for police to step up its operations within the communities on the outskirts of…