Provincial fisheries officers annual conference underway

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources annual Provincial Fisheries Officers conference got underway in Honiara on Monday morning with most of the provinces represented. The provincial fisheries officers’ participation has been made possible through the World Bank’s Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) under its component 2: Sustainable Management of Coastal Fisheries. PROP is a…

Pig farmers challenged

MINISTER of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) Augustine Auga has challenged pig farmers to utilise their ability and strength to venture into piggery farming to earn money and support their families.  He stated this at the opening of Adaliua Integrated Pig and Agriculture centre in Central Kwara’ae close to Auki in Malaita province last week. Mr…

Models gear up for SFW 2018

Models taking part in the Solomon Fashion Week 2018 are gearing up for the show in November. Young models as young 6 have been practicing for the cat walk for the past two Sundays. Under the watchful eyes of the Founder of the Association of Solomon Islanders in Creative Fashion Justina Radclyffe, the models were…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Bound over sentence for trespassers* Fined for wounding incident* Man guilty of assault Bound over sentence for trespassers Two juveniles who trespassed into a private residence at Kombuvatu, East Honiara in May this year has been given a bound over sentence yesterday. The males aged 16 and 14 who cannot be named for legal…

MP on ‘Ordinary Resident’ term

A MEMBER of Parliament (MP) has blamed the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) for re-defining the term ‘Ordinary Resident’ in the new Electoral Act, which makes it too broad to enable cross-border registration. Speaking to the Solomon Star on condition of anonymity, the MP said Ordinary Resident (OR) was specifically defined on the context of…