West-4-Australia fundraiser enters final week

THE OFFICIAL ‘West-4-Australia Bushfire Victim Fundraiser’ (W4ABF) has entered its last week of fundraising despite bad weather patterns in the Western Province for most of the past month but an atmosphere of positivity spreading as organizers call for public support. The fundraiser spread out throughout the Western Province (WP) has picked momentum in Gizo town…

Tenants affected by demolishing exercise

Tenants that have resided at the KHY Seafront in Gizo, Western Province on Monday have expressed concern over the demolition exercise on their properties. The demolition operation was ordered by the Sheriff of the High Court last week.  As a result of the operation, many were left homeless with their properties. Police Response Unit (PRU) over…

WWII relics in trouble

WAR RELICS in the far Western Province is in danger of being sold off if authorities are not attentive about the matter and economic alternatives are not made possible for the people of Shortland Islands. Bernard Otuana a reigning chiefly representative residing in Gizo and a member of the Fauru, Mono and Alu (FAMOA) Council…

New Gwounatolo clinic near completion

THE new Gwounatolo clinic building project is approaching completion, thanks to the former MPA for Ward 13 Rose Liata for applying for the much-needed project.  It was understood that the Gwounatolo clinic building project is the first-ever project under Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) funding to reach Ward 13 in Baegu/Asifola. This was after the…

Japan-SI deepens bilateral bond 

THE Government and the people of Japan will continue to deepen and develop the friendly and cooperative bilateral relations with the Solomon Islands Government and its people. Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands Shigeru Toyama made these assurances during the 60th birthday of the new Emperor of Japan, His Majesty Emperor Naruhito at Mendana last Friday.…

PM grilled over Djokovic’s saga

THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has questioned why Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was tight-lip about the case of his nephew Robson Djokovic a foreigner who is the Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister Office (PMO).  Premier Suidani told Solomon Star in an exclusive interview over the weekend that the PM should explain to…