KGVI school housing project soon to end

CONSTRUCTION work on the King George Sixth school staff housing project is nearing completion The staff housing project is the school’s latest development priorities under Ministry of Education to improve the living environment for school staff. The housing project was described as a pride for the school to utilise the school land and the environment…

The helping hands from ROC

…touched by what they see here A good number of visiting health experts have been sent here already under ROC/Taiwan and Solomon Islands bilateral cooperation, the latest are a new leader for the Taiwan health Centre and two young doctors. The new leader for the Taiwan Health Center (THC) at the National Referral Hospital is…

‘Ghost companies’ culture is an inside job: Kahui

A concerned citizen has call for probing of individuals responsible for creating ghost companies have been reiterated by a concern citizen. Henry Kahui urges for immediate investigation and for possible prosecution. Mr Kahui said these people have been the hindrance to the genuine service providers. “Those responsible need to be probed and bring to justice…

Defiance!

Asian logger ignores court orders to land machines in West Guadalcanal AN Asian logging firm notorious for its disregard for forestry laws has landed inwest Guadalcanal, despite a High Court Order stopping them from doing so. And it is refusing to pull out its machineries even thoughthe court orders required them to do so. RichfieldTimber…

Taro island film wins UN award

A climate change documentary filmed about Taro Island, the provincial headquarters of Choiseul province, has won an UN award. The short film is described as one of the best examples of excellent journalism, covering the plight of humans facing the challenges of climate change related issue including relocation. “The multimedia production was an example of…

Parents want students home

Concerned parents who have their children studying at various universities in Papua New Guinea (PNG)have called on the responsible bodies to send the students home immediately. This came after four people were killed when police shot at protesting university students in Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresbyon Wednesday. “We want the government and the authorities…

Royalty amount queried

Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) and its mining contractor Bintan may have underpaid royalties due to landowners of west Rennell. Although operations have been suspended, no royalty payout has been made and received by people of West Rennell. Sources reveal to the Sunday Star this may be so if a review of exported consignment samples…

Ramohia pays tribute to past leaders

Malaita Premier Peter Chanel Ramohia has paid tribute to the past leaders of Kiu community in West Are’are. Ramohia took a moment silence when addressing the Kiu community and Kiu Christian Community High School students recently. He reflected on the significant role that the past leaders contribute to the development of the community. “Kiu has…

Moves to ban import of plastic bags here

The government is working on a policy to ban the import of plastic bags. Minister for Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, and Disaster Management and Meteorology Services, Samuel Manetoali revealed this. He was speaking at World Environment Day celebration in Honiara last Wednesday. Manetoali said plastic bags are a threat to our environment. “My ministry…