PM meets our students in Taiwan

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his high level delegation on Monday met with the local students studying in Taiwan. Reports reaching the paper said, during the brief meet Mr Sogavare encouraged the students to continue pursue their dreams to help develop the country upon their return. One of the local students Selo Akutu told the…

SI a low mobility nation: Report

SOLOMON Islands is classified as a low mobility nation in the region due to its distinct lack of outward migrations, according to Pacific Mobility Report launched recently. The three Melanesian countries of Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu have among the lowest rates of outward migration in the world due to severely restricted external…

SIPHRAA slams eviction notice

Solomon Islands Peoples Human Rights Advocacy Association (SIPHRAA) has called on Levers Solomon Ltd (LSL) and Levukal Trust Board (Inc) to settle the redundancy and entitlement claims of non-striking workers of Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL), before issuing any eviction notice. Speaking to the Solomon Star in response to an eviction notice issued by…

Fugui: Quality education is our business

THE Minister for Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) John Moffat Fugui says that an availing quality educational opportunity is everyone’s business. He was speaking during the launch of the country’s 15 years Education Strategic Framework (ESF) and five National Education Action Plan (NEAP) in Honiara on Friday. “Availing quality educational opportunities are…

Chief applauded the work of media

A chief from Isunavutu community in South Guadalcanal has applauded the work of the mainstream media in keeping the remote settlers of the country inform on national issues and its vital role in driving development in rural areas. Speaking at his home village to the Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star correspondent John Toki, Sotere Ria said…

Movick acknowledges Pacific Judges

Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Director General James Movick thanked the judges from various pacific countries attending the FFA Judicial Conference in Honiara on Monday, assuring their participation will help to develop suitable legislation for sustainable ocean governance. He thanked the Solomon Islands Government and the country’s Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer for his acceptance to…